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.


is in Seoul's geographic center, sandwiched between Seoul's two major cultural and economic centers, Gangnam and Jongno/Jung. Photo: ornellas, CC BY 2.0.

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. Photo: yuseokoh, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is a country on the southeastern coast of the in Western Asia. Photo: Alfred Weidinger, CC BY 2.0.

The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War, among other conflicts. is situated 3½ km south of Seoul. Photo: Airwolfhound, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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Changdeokgung, also known as or Changdeok Palace, is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, Seoul, . is situated 2 km northeast of Seoul. Photo: Historiographer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is one of the leading research and liberal arts universities of . is situated 3½ km southwest of Seoul. Photo: Octdog, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in Seoul, . is situated 3½ km north of Seoul. Photo: 안우석, CC0.

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


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