Seoul

Seoul
서울
Special Ceety
Seoul Special Ceety
  transcription(s)
 • Hangul서울특별시
 • Hanja서울特別市[1]
 • Revised RomanizationSeoul Teukbyeolsi
 • McCune-ReischauerSŏul T'ŭkpyŏlsi
Seoul skyline
Seoul skyline
Map o Sooth Korea wi Seoul heichlichtit
Map o Sooth Korea wi Seoul heichlichtit
Seoul is locatit in South Korea
Seoul
Seoul
Location o Seoul in Sooth Korea
Coordinates: 37°33′59.53″N 126°58′40.69″E / 37°33′59.53″N 126°58′40.69″E / 37.5665361; 126.9779694
Kintra Sooth Korea
RegionSeoul Naitional Caipital Aurie
Destricts
Govrenment
 • TeepSeoul Metropolitan Govrenment
Mayor-Cooncil
 • MayorPark Won-soon (Democratic Unitit)
 • CooncilSeoul Metropolitan Cooncil
 • National Representation
 - Naitional Assembly
48 / 300
16.0% (Total Seats)
48 / 246
19.5% (Constituency Seats)
Aurie[2]
 • Special Ceety605.21 km2 (233.67 sq mi)
Population (October 31, 2014[3])
 • Special Ceety10,117,909
 • Density17,000/km2 (43,000/sq mi)
 • Metro25,620,000
 • Demonym서울 사람 (Seoul saram), 서울시민 (Seoul-simin), Seoulite
 • DialectGyeonggi
BirdKorean Magpie
ColourSeoul Reid[4]
FlouerForsythia
FontSeoul fonts (Han River an (Namsan (Seoul)
MascotHaechi
Slogan“함께 만드는 서울, 함께 누리는 서울”(Literally "Seoul We Create Together, Seoul We Enjoy Together")
Sang"서울의 빛" ("The Lichts o Seoul")
TreeGinkgo
Wabsteidseoul.go.kr

Seoul (Korean pronunciation: [sʌ.ul] ( listen)), offeecially the Seoul Special Ceety, is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Sooth Korea. A megaceety wi a population o ower 10 million, it is ane o the lairgest ceeties in the warld.[5] The Seoul Naitional Caipital Aurie is the warld's seicont lairgest metropolitan aurie wi ower 24.5 million indwallers, whit includes the Incheon metropolis an maist o Gyeonggi province.[6]. Amaist hauf o Sooth Korea's population bide in the Seoul Naitional Caipital Aurie, an nearly a quarter in Seoul itsel, makkin it the kintra's foremaist economic, poleetical, an cultural centre.

Seoul haes been a major dounset for ower 2,000 years, wi its foondation datin back tae 18 B.C. whan Baekje, ane o the Three Kinricks o Korea, establisht its caipital in whit is nou sooth-east Seoul. It continued as the caipital o Korea durin the Joseon Dynasty an the Korean Empire. The Seoul Naitional Caipital Aurie is hame tae fower UNESCO Warld Heritage Steids: Changdeokgung, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine an the Ryal Tombs o the Joseon Dynasty.[7]

The day, Seoul is considered tae be a leadin global ceety, rankin amang the tap ten global ceeties in the Global Ceeties Index of 2010.[8] It is ane o the warld's tap ten financial an commercial centres,[9] hame tae major multinaitional conglomerates[10] sic as Samsung, LG an Hyundai-Kia. In 2008, Seoul wis named the warld's saxt maist economically pouerful ceety bi Forbes.[11]

Seoul haes a hiechlie technologically advanced infrastructure.[12][13] Its Digital Media Ceety is the warld's first complex for IT an multimedia applications.[14] Seoul wis the first ceety tae featur DMB, a digital mobile TV technology an WiBro, a wireless hie-speed mobile internet service. It haes a fast, hie-penetration 100Mbps fibre-optic broadband netwirk, that is bein upgradit tae 1Gbps bi 2012.[15] Seoul Station hooses the 350 km/h KTX bullet train an the Seoul Subway is the third lairgest in the warld, wi ower 200 million passengers ivery year.[16] Seoul is connectit via AREX tae Incheon Internaitional Airport, rated as the best airport in the warld bi Airports Council International.

Seoul hostit the 1988 Simmer Olympics an the 2002 FIFA Warld Cup. The ceety wis named the Warld Design Caipital for 2010 bi the Internaitional Cooncil o Societies o Industrial Design an hostit the 2010 G-20 Seoul summit.

Internaitional relations

See an aa: Leet o twin touns an sister ceeties in Sooth Korea

Twin touns — Sister ceeties

Seoul haes mony twin touns an sister ceeties aroond the warld:[in chronological order][17]

Other Languages
Acèh: Seoul
Afrikaans: Seoel
Alemannisch: Seoul
አማርኛ: ሶውል
aragonés: Seúl
العربية: سول
مصرى: سول
অসমীয়া: ছিউল
asturianu: Seúl
azərbaycanca: Seul
تۆرکجه: سئول
башҡортса: Сеул
žemaitėška: Seuls
беларуская: Сеул
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Сэул
български: Сеул
भोजपुरी: सियोल
Bislama: Seoul
Bahasa Banjar: Seoul
বাংলা: সিউল
བོད་ཡིག: སེ་ཨུལ།
brezhoneg: Seoul
bosanski: Seoul
буряад: Сеул
català: Seül
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Seoul
нохчийн: Сеул
Cebuano: Seoul
کوردی: سێئول
qırımtatarca: Seul
čeština: Soul
kaszëbsczi: Seul
Чӑвашла: Сеул
Cymraeg: Seoul
dansk: Seoul
Deutsch: Seoul
Zazaki: Seul
dolnoserbski: Soul
डोटेली: सियोल
Ελληνικά: Σεούλ
English: Seoul
Esperanto: Seulo
español: Seúl
eesti: Soul
euskara: Seul
estremeñu: Seúl
فارسی: سئول
Võro: Sŏul
føroyskt: Seoul
français: Séoul
Nordfriisk: Seoul
Frysk: Seoel
Gaeilge: Súl
Gagauz: Seul
贛語: 首爾
Gàidhlig: Seoul
galego: Seúl
Avañe'ẽ: Seúl
Hausa: Seoul
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Seoul
עברית: סיאול
हिन्दी: सियोल
Fiji Hindi: Seoul
hrvatski: Seul
hornjoserbsce: Seoul
Kreyòl ayisyen: Seoul
magyar: Szöul
հայերեն: Սեուլ
interlingua: Seoul
Bahasa Indonesia: Seoul
Interlingue: Seoul
Ilokano: Seoul
ГӀалгӀай: Сеул
Ido: Seoul
íslenska: Seúl
italiano: Seul
Patois: Siol
Basa Jawa: Seoul
ქართული: სეული
Qaraqalpaqsha: Seul
Taqbaylit: Seyul
Kabɩyɛ: Sewuuli
Kongo: Seoul
қазақша: Сеул
kalaallisut: Seoul
ភាសាខ្មែរ: សេអ៊ូល
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಸೌಲ್
한국어: 서울특별시
kurdî: Sêûl
kernowek: Seoul
Кыргызча: Сеул
Latina: Seulum
Ladino: Seul
Lëtzebuergesch: Seoul
лезги: Сеул
Lingua Franca Nova: Seoul
Limburgs: Seoel
Ligure: Seoul
lumbaart: Seoul
lingála: Sɔul
لۊری شومالی: سئوٙل
lietuvių: Seulas
latviešu: Seula
олык марий: Сеул
Māori: Seoul
македонски: Сеул
മലയാളം: സോൾ
монгол: Сөүл
मराठी: सोल
Bahasa Melayu: Seoul
Mirandés: Seul
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ဆိုးလ်မြို့
Dorerin Naoero: Seoul
Nāhuatl: Seul
नेपाली: सोल
नेपाल भाषा: सोल
Nederlands: Seoel
norsk nynorsk: Seoul
norsk: Seoul
Chi-Chewa: Seoul
occitan: Seol
Ирон: Сеул
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਸਿਓਲ
Papiamentu: Seoul
Picard: Séoul
Norfuk / Pitkern: Soel
polski: Seul
Piemontèis: Seoul
پنجابی: سیول
پښتو: سيول
português: Seul
Runa Simi: Siyul
rumantsch: Seoul
română: Seul
tarandíne: Seul
русский: Сеул
русиньскый: Соул
саха тыла: Сеул
sicilianu: Seoul
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Seul
Simple English: Seoul
slovenčina: Soul
slovenščina: Seul
chiShona: Seoul
Soomaaliga: Seoul
shqip: Seuli
српски / srpski: Сеул
Basa Sunda: Seoul
svenska: Seoul
Kiswahili: Seoul
ślůnski: Seul
தமிழ்: சியோல்
тоҷикӣ: Сеул
ไทย: โซล
Türkmençe: Seul
Tagalog: Seoul
Tok Pisin: Sol
Türkçe: Seul
татарча/tatarça: Seul
українська: Сеул
اردو: سؤل
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Seul
vèneto: Seul
vepsän kel’: Seul
Tiếng Việt: Seoul
Volapük: Söul
Winaray: Seoul
吴语: 首尔
მარგალური: სეული
ייִדיש: סעאל
Yorùbá: Seoul
Vahcuengh: Soujwj
中文: 首爾
粵語: 首爾