Seoul

Seoul is the capital of . With a municipal population of over 10.5 million, and a metropolitan population totaling over 20.5 million, Seoul is by far South Korea's largest city and one of East Asia's financial and cultural centers.

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is South Korea's largest airport, its main international gateway, and the main airport of Seoul. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Gangnam is the central district of the southern half of Seoul. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is in Seoul, and constitutes the northern half of the historic core of Seoul, along with Jung, the southern half. Photo: Naturehead, Public domain.

Dongjak, Gwanak and Geumcheon are districts of Seoul south of the Han river. Photo: Gaël Chardon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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, also known as Palace or Changdeok Palace, is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, Seoul, . Photo: Historiographer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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, also known as Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The N Seoul Tower, officially the YTN Seoul Tower and commonly known as Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower, is a communication and observation tower located on in central Seoul, South Korea.

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An is a model of objects in the sky, consisting of a spherical framework of rings…

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is in Seoul's geographic center, sandwiched between Seoul's two major cultural and economic centers, Gangnam and Jongno/Jung. Photo: Jinah78, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in Seoul, constituting the southern half of the historic core of Seoul, along with Jongno. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

and Gangdong are in the eastern part of Seoul, along the Han River. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Seodaemun and Mapo are in northwestern Seoul, by the banks of the Han River. Photo: titicat, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The districts of Gangseo and Yangcheon are in the west of the city of Seoul. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The districts of Gangbuk, Dobong, Eunpyeong, Seongbuk and Nowon are in the northern part of Seoul. Photo: Mark Zastrow, CC BY 2.0.

The districts of Dongdaemun, Jungnang, Gwangjin and Seongdong are in the east of the city of Seoul. Photo: mroach, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Yeongdeungpo and Guro are districts in Seoul. Yeongdeungpo is mostly a commercial area, and many of the nation's media companies are based here especially in Yeouido. Photo: yuseokoh, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a dong, neighbourhood of Jung-gu in Seoul, . Photo: 안우석, CC0.

Village
is a dong, or neighborhood in the Jongno-gu district of Seoul.

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is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in Seoul, . Photo: 안우석, CC0.

Seoul

Latitude
37.5665° or 37° 33' 59.5" north
Longitude
126.978° or 126° 58' 40.6" east
Open Location Code
8Q98HX8H+J5
Population
9,810,000
IATA airport code
SEL
United Nations Location Code
KR SEL
Elevation
38 metres (125 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1912365631
Geo­Names ID
1835848
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Seyul
  • Achinese: Seoul
  • Afar: Seul
  • Afrikaans: Seoel
  • Albanian: Seoul
  • Albanian: Seul
  • Albanian: Seuli
  • Amharic: ሶል
  • Amharic: ሶውል
  • Arabic: Seoul
  • Arabic: سول
  • Arabic: سول تكبيولشي
  • Arabic: سيئول
  • Arabic: سيول
  • Arabic: مدينة سول الخاصة
  • Aragonese: Seúl
  • Armenian: Սեուլ
  • Assamese: চিউল
  • Assamese: ছিউল
  • Assamese: ছিওল
  • Asturian; Bable: Seúl
  • Azerbaijani: Seul
  • Banjar: Seoul
  • Banjar: Soul
  • Bashkir: Сеул
  • Basque: Seul
  • Belarusian: Сеул
  • Belarusian: Сэул
  • Bengali: সউল
  • Bengali: সিউল
  • Bhojpuri: सिओल
  • Bhojpuri: सियोल
  • Bhojpuri: सीयोल
  • Bihari : सियोल
  • Bislama: Seoul
  • Bosnian: Seoul
  • Bosnian: Seul
  • Breton: Seoul
  • Bulgarian: Сеул
  • Bulgarian: столица на Република Корея
  • Burmese: ဆိုးလ်မြို့
  • Catalan: Seül
  • Cebuano: Seoul
  • Central Bicolano: Seoul
  • Central Kurdish: سۆل
  • Central Kurdish: سێئول
  • Chechen: Сеул
  • Chichewa; Nyanja: Seoul
  • Chinese: Seoul Te̍k-pia̍t-chhī
  • Chinese: 汉城
  • Chinese: 漢城
  • Chinese: 首尔 / 首爾
  • Chinese: 首尔
  • Chinese: 首尔特别市
  • Chinese: 首爾
  • Chinese: 首爾特別市
  • Chuvash: Сеул
  • Cornish: Seoul
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Seul
  • Croatian: Seoul
  • Croatian: Seul
  • Czech: Soul
  • Danish: Seoul
  • Dimli: Seul
  • Dutch: Seoel
  • Dutch: Seoul
  • Eastern Mari: Сеул
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: سول
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: سيول
  • English: Gyeongseong
  • English: Hanseong
  • English: Hanyang
  • English: Keijou
  • English: Keijō
  • English: Namgyeong
  • English: Seoul-si
  • English: Seoul Teukbyeolsi
  • English: Sŏul T'ŭkpyŏlsi
  • English: Wiryeseong
  • Erzya: Сеул ош
  • Esperanto: Seulo
  • Estonian: Seoul
  • Estonian: Soul
  • Estonian: Sŏul
  • Extremaduran: Seúl
  • Faroese: Seoul
  • Fijian Hindustani: Seoul
  • Finnish: Soul
  • French: Seoul
  • French: Séoul
  • French: Sŏul
  • Frisian: Seoel
  • Frisian: Seoul
  • Gaelic (Scots): Seoul
  • Gagauz: Seul
  • Gallegan: Seoul Teukbyeolsi
  • Gallegan: Seúl
  • Gallegan: Sŏul T'ŭkpyŏlsi
  • Gan Chinese: 首爾
  • Georgian: სეული
  • German: Seoul
  • German: Sŏul
  • Greek: Σεούλ
  • Guarani: Seúl
  • Gujarati: સિઓલ
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Seoul
  • Hakka Chinese: Sú-ngì
  • Hausa: Seoul
  • Hawaiian: Seoul
  • Hebrew: סאול
  • Hebrew: סיאול
  • Hindi: सियोल
  • Hungarian: Szöul
  • Icelandic: Seúl
  • Ido: Seoul
  • Iloko: Seoul
  • Indonesian: Seoul
  • Ingush: Сеул
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Seoul
  • Interlingue: Seoul
  • Irish: Seoul
  • Irish: Súl
  • Irish: príomhchathair na Cóiré Theas
  • Italian: Seoul
  • Italian: Seul
  • Jamaican Creole English: Siol
  • Japanese: ソウル
  • Japanese: ソウル市
  • Japanese: ソウル特別市
  • Japanese: 京城
  • Japanese: 漢城
  • Japanese: 漢陽
  • Japanese: 首爾
  • Javanese: Seoul
  • Kabiyé: Sewuuli
  • Kabyle: Seyul
  • Kalaallisut: Seoul
  • Kannada: ಸಿಯೋಲ್
  • Kannada: ಸೌಲ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Seul
  • Kashubian: Seul
  • Kazakh: Виресон
  • Kazakh: Сеул
  • Kazakh: Сеул қаласы
  • Kazakh: Соу́ль
  • Kazakh: Хансон
  • Kazakh: Ханян
  • Khmer: សេអ៊ូល
  • Kirghiz: Сеул
  • Kongo: Seoul
  • Korean: 서울
  • Korean: 서울特別市
  • Korean: 서울시
  • Korean: 서울특별시
  • Korean: 한양
  • Kurdish: Sêûl
  • Ladino: Seul
  • Lao: Seoul
  • Latin: Seulum
  • Latvian: Seula
  • Letzeburgesch: Seoul
  • Lezghian: Сеул
  • Ligurian: Seoul
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Seoel
  • Lingala: Sɔul
  • Lithuanian: Seulas
  • Livvi: Seul
  • Lombard: Seoul
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Seoul
  • Macedo Romanian: Seoul
  • Macedonian: Сеул
  • Malay (generic): Seoul
  • Malayalam: സോൾ
  • Maori: Houra
  • Maori: Seoul
  • Marathi: सोल
  • Min Dong Chinese: Seoul
  • Min Dong Chinese: Siū-ék
  • Min Nan Chinese: Seoul Te̍k-pia̍t-chhī
  • Mingrelian: სეული
  • Mirandese: Seul
  • Moldavian: Сеул
  • Mongolian: Сөүл
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: سيول
  • Nauru: Seoul
  • Nepali: सियोल
  • Nepali: सोल
  • Newari: सोल
  • Northern Frisian: Seoul
  • Northern Luri: سئول
  • Norwegian: Seoul
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Seoul
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Seoul
  • Novial: Seoul
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Seol
  • Oriya: ସିଓଲ
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Сеул
  • Pampanga: Seoul
  • Panjabi: ਸਿਓਲ
  • Papiamento: Seoul
  • Persian: سئول
  • Picard: Séoul
  • Piemontese: Seoul
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Soel
  • Polish: Seul
  • Portuguese: Seul
  • Pushto: سيول
  • Pushto: سیول
  • Quechua: Siul
  • Quechua: Siyul
  • Raeto-Romance: Seoul
  • Romanian: Seul
  • Romanian: Сеул
  • Russia Buriat: Сеул
  • Russia Buriat: Соүль
  • Russian: Кэйдзё
  • Russian: Сеул
  • Russian: Столица Кореи
  • Russian: Столица Республики Корея
  • Russian: Столица Южной Кореи
  • Rusyn: Соул
  • Santali: ᱥᱤᱣᱩᱞ
  • Sardinian: Seul
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Seoul
  • Scots: Seoul
  • Serbian: Сеул
  • Serbo-Croatian: Seoul
  • Serbo-Croatian: Seul
  • Shona: Seoul
  • Sicilian: Seoul
  • Sinhalese: සෝල්
  • Sinhalese: ‍සෝල්
  • Slovak: Soul
  • Slovenian: Seul
  • Somali: Seoul
  • Sorbian, Lower: Soul
  • Sorbian, Upper: Seoul
  • South Azerbaijani: سئول
  • Spanish: Ciudad Especial de Seul
  • Spanish: Ciudad Especial de Seúl
  • Spanish: Seul
  • Spanish: Seúl
  • Sundanese: Seoul
  • Swahili (generic): Seoul
  • Swedish: Seoul
  • Swedish: Söul
  • Tagalog: Espesyal na Siyudad ng Seoul
  • Tagalog: Natatanging Lungsod ng Seoul
  • Tagalog: Seoul
  • Tagalog: Siyudad Espesyal ng Seoul
  • Tajik: Сеул
  • Tamil: சியோல்
  • Tamil: ஸோல்
  • Tatar: Seul
  • Tatar: Сеул
  • Telugu: సియొల్
  • Telugu: సియోల్
  • Thai: โซล
  • Tibetan: སེ་ཨུལ།
  • Tok Pisin: Sol
  • Tosk Albanian: Seoul
  • Turkish: Seul
  • Turkmen: Seul
  • Udmurt: Сеул
  • Uighur: سېئول
  • Ukrainian: Сеул
  • Urdu: سؤل
  • Urdu: سیول
  • Uzbek: Seul
  • Venetian: Seul
  • Veps: Seul
  • Vietnamese: Seoul
  • Volapük: Söul
  • Waray (Philippines): Seoul
  • Welsh: Seoul
  • Western Panjabi: سیول
  • Wu Chinese: 首尔
  • Yakut: Сеул
  • Yiddish: סעאל
  • Yoruba: Seoul
  • Yue Chinese: 漢城
  • Yue Chinese: 首爾
  • Zhuang: Soujwj
  • Seuls
  • Sye-ul
  • Syou-ouen
  • Wang-ching
  • Wō-jō

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