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    Seoul was the capital of various Korean states, including Baekje, Joseon, the Korean Empire, Goryeo (as a secondary capital), and presently South Korea. It is strategically located along the Han River. Seoul's history stretches back over two thousand years, when it was founded in 18 BC by the people of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.

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    Seoul is thought to be the capital of Baekje Kingdom (백제) from 18 BC. At that time, the name of the city was Wiryeseong (Korean: 위례성). Wiryeseong is thought to be Songpa-gu, Seoul. During Silla Period (신라시대), Hanju (한주) was name of Seoul. During Goryeo Period (고려시대), the name of Seoul was Namgyeong (남경) which means "the south capital". There was a ...

    The most famous soccer team in Seoul is FC Seoul. Their stadium is Sang-am World cup Stadium. It can seat 66,806 people. Seoul has three famous baseball teams that all play as part of the Korea Baseball Organization. One is The Doosan Bears and they have many famous players. The LG Twins won the Korean Series in 1990 and 1994. Both of these teams p...

    Today, Korean is the official language in Seoul and is spoken in both North and South Korea. Hangul is the alphabet for the written language. Hangul(한글,Korean) was made by Sejong the Great in 1443. Hangul has 19 consonants and 21 vowels and was said to be a scientific language patterned on the vocal organs. Hangul replaced the Hanja, or Chinese cha...

    Seoul has been known in past by the names Wirye-seong (위례성), Hanju (한주), Namgyeong (남영), Hanseong (한성), Hanyang (한양), Gyeongseong (경성). It’s current name comes from the Korean word meaning “capital city.” The name Seoul is thought to come from the Seorabeol (서라벌) which is Gyeongju’s old name. Gyeongju was the kingdom Silla’s capital city.

    There are many universities in Seoul. Seoul National University, Yonsei University, Korea University, Sungkyunkwan University, Chungang Universityare in Seoul too. Seoul University is Korea’s first national university. Yonsei University is widely acknowledged as one of the country’s oldest, largest and top-ranked universities in Korea.

    Seoul’s transportation dates back to the Korean empire, when the first streetcar lines were laid and a railroad between Seoul and Incheonwas completed. Today, because of the effectiveness of Seoul’s transportation network it has become a great transportation center for Asia. 1. Seoul is connected to every big Korean city by the Korea Train eXpressh...

    Museums, Art Galleries, and Libraries

    1. Museums and Art Galleries → See List of Museums in Seoul 2. National Library of Korea 3. National Assembly Library of Korea

    Historic Sights

    1. Changgyeong Palace 2. Changdeok Palace 3. Deoksu Palace 4. Gyeongbok Palace 5. Gyeonghui Palace 6. Donggwanwang Shrine 7. Hwangudan 8. Nakseongdae 9. Sajikdan 10. Seodaemun Prison 11. Royal Shrine of Joseon Dynasty 12. Pungnap Earthen Wall

    Tourist Attractions

    1. COEX 2. Insa-dong 3. Itaewon 4. Lotte World 5. Myeong-dong 6. Namdaemun Market 7. Namsangol Hanok Village--Hanokis a traditional Korean house. 8. N Seoul Tower 9. Samcheong-dong 10. University Road 11. 63 Building

    63 building

    63 building is 249m high. It has cinema (63 IMAX), observatory - 60th floor (63 Sky Art), aquarium (63 Seaworld), and lots of amenity. The 63 building has 60 stories high and 3 stories below so it became 63 building. The elevator’s speed is 540m/min. Before Daehan Life Insurance’s building but it’s now Hanwha’s building.

    N Seoul tower

    N Seoul tower is 236.7m high. It has restaurant and observatory. In the first floor, you can see Seoul only. But you can see Incheon in the fifth floor. YTN take over the building and it became YTN Seoul building (N Seoul building for short).


    Gyeongbokgung is Joseon’s castle. It has Gangnyeongjeon, Geunjeongjeon, Gwanghwamun, Gyeonghoeru, Gyotaejeon, Hyangwonjeong, Jagyeongjeon, Jibokjae, Sajeongjeon, Sujeongjeon, Taewonjeon, Donggung, and Geoncheonggung.

  2. Seoul, capital city of the Korean Empire in 1905, showing contrast between tradition and modernity. In the late 19th century, after hundreds of years of isolation, Seoul opened its gates to foreigners and began to modernize.

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    The Capital Area occupies a plain in the Han River valley. It contains some of the most fertile land on the Korean peninsula, although relatively little of it is now used for agriculture. The Gimpo international airport, one of the country's larger expanses of level arable land, covers much of the area of the cities of Gimpo and Bucheon.

    The Capital Area has been home to a Korean capital for around 2,000 years. Its central location and relatively gentle landscape have given it a central role in the country's affairs. The first capital to be constructed in the region was that of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. The country's first capital was built in 19 BC and was named ...

    Covering only about 12% of the country's area, the Seoul Capital Area is home to more than 48.2% of the national population, and is the world's fifth largest urban area. This percentage has risen steadily since the mid-20th century, and the trend is expected to continue. Currently more than half of the people who move from one region to another are...

    In 2017, Seoul Capital Area's gross regional product was ₩870 trillion(US$770 billion), generating half of the country's total GDP. It is the fourth largest urban economy in the world after Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles, and the region hosts headquarters of 59 Forbes Global 2000 companies.As the economy of Seoul Capital Area transformed to k...

    Various agencies have been set up to deal with the intergovernmental problems of the region. Proposals for consolidating some or all of the cities of the capital area into a handful of metropolitan cities have thus far not been implemented. Development in the area is currently governed by the Capital Region Readjustment Planning Act(수도권정비계획법), firs...

    The Seoul Capital Area is divided among the special city of Seoul, the metropolitan city of Incheon, and province of Gyeonggi. Seoul has 25 gu (local government wards), Incheon has 8 gu and 2 counties, and Gyeonggi Province has 28 cities and 3 counties as the subdivisions.

    The cities of the capital area are tightly interconnected by road and rail. Many of the country's railroad lines, most notably the Gyeongbu Line, terminate in the region. In addition, rapid transit is provided by the Seoul Metropolitan Subway, which has lines that serve all districts of Seoul, as well as the city of Incheon and other surrounding ci...

    ^ Korea National Statistical Office (2008-07-22). e나라지표:수도권 인구 집중 현황(in Korean).
    ^ Ryu Boseon (류보선) (2005-08-23). 수도권 인구 편중현상 계속 (in Korean). Korea National Statistical Office (KNSO) News. Archived from the originalon 2007-09-28.
    ^ Hong, Yong-deok (홍용덕) (2005-06-01). 각종 분산정책 불구하고 수도권은 ‘인구 블랙홀’ (in Korean). The Hankyoreh.
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    El nombre español Seúl, probablemente influido por la adaptación francesa Séoul, procede de una mal interpretación de la transcripción oficial Seoul, en la que el dígrafo eo representa una vocal semiabierta posterior no redondeada o abierta, por lo que la pronunciación coreana se asemeja más a Sóul que a Seúl. A diferencia de otros topónimos corean...

    La ciudad tiene su origen en tiempos del reino de Baekje, uno de los Tres Reinos de Corea. Wirye-seong, la capital de este reino, se comenzó a colonizar en el año 17 a. C. Se cree que su ubicación estaba dentro de los límites de la actual Seúl, y que sus restos podrían estar en Pungnap Toseong o en Mongchon Toseong. El control de Wirye-seong pasó a...

    La ciudad está situada en la parte noroeste del país, cerca de la frontera con Corea del Norte, a 87 metros sobre el nivel del mar y en el curso inferior del río Han. El área de la ciudad comprende 605.39 km² y está dividida por el río Han en la mitad norte y sur. El río Han y sus alrededores tuvieron un importante papel en la historia coreana desd...

    Seúl se encuentra en la región fronteriza entre un clima sub-tropical subhúmedo y continental húmedo (clasificación climática de Köppen Cw/Df respectivamente), dependiendo de la estación del año, por lo que genera un clima continental de invierno seco y verano cálido Dwa. Los veranos son generalmente calientes y húmedos, con la Época lluviosa en el...

    Seúl es sede de algunas de las mayores empresas del mundo como Samsung, LG Group, Hyundai, Kia Motors, Ssangyong, Daelim, Lotte y Pantech Curitel, el sector de servicios de Seúl prosperó, en beneficio de la economía y el desarrollo nacional.Corea del Sur obtiene el 63,2 % de su PIBdel sector de los servicios, por encima del ingreso promedio de los ...

    A finales de 2007, la población de Seúl era de 10 421 000 habitantes, de los que cerca de 229 000 (un 2 %) eran extranjeros, con alguna minoría china y japonesa;[6]​ la mayoría son estudiantes universitarios o trabajan en la ciudad.[7]​ La tasa de criminalidad es muy baja. Las dos principales religiones son el budismo y el cristianismo, y en menor ...

    Seúl es un municipio bajo jurisdicción central, el distrito capital de Corea del Sur. Está dividida en 25 gu (en hangul, 구); distritos, los cuales están subdivididos en 522 dong, los cuales están subdivididos en 13 787 tong, que a su vez están divididos en 102 796 banen total. 1. Dobong-gu(도봉구) 2. Dongdaemun-gu(동대문구) 3. Dongjak-gu(동작구) 4. Eunpyeong...


    La dinastía Joseon construyó los Cinco grandes palaciosllamados: 1. Changdeokgung(창덕궁) 2. Changgyeonggung(창경궁) 3. Deoksugung(덕수궁) 4. Gyeongbokgung(경복궁) 5. Gyeonghuigung(경희궁) palacio menor 1. Unhyeongung(운현궁)

    Fortaleza y puertas

    1. Fortaleza de Seúl 2. Ocho puertas de Seúl


    1. Museo Nacional de Corea 2. Memorial de Guerra 3. Museo del Búho

    Seúl tiene una infraestructura muy avanzada tecnológicamente. Tiene la penetración de banda ancha de fibra óptica más alta del mundo, lo que se traduce en conexiones a Internet más rápidas que las de cualquier otro país, con velocidades de hasta 1 Gbps. Pese a la fuerte restricción gubernamental para la construcción de rascacielos, en Seúl es común...

    Seúl y el país en general están dentro de los mejores a nivel mundial en la educación La educación primaria dura seis cursos, después se pasa a la llamada educación intermedia durante tres años y se termina en secundaria con tres años más; generalmente es necesario llevar uniforme hasta la entrada en la universidad. En esta no es habitual pasar un ...

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    Der amtliche koreanische Name lautet „Besondere Stadt Seoul“ ( 서울특별시 Seoul Teukbyeolsi ). Diese Bezeichnung weist auf den Status als Hauptstadt und auf die verwaltungspolitische Gleichstellung gegenüber den Provinzen hin (siehe auch Verwaltungsgliederung Südkoreas ). Die Einwohnerzahl von Seoul beträgt etwa 9,8 Millionen (2019). [1]

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