Seoul, the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea

20 June 2012 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Gangnam district © Sakoku

Gangnam district © Sakoku

Seoul, officially the Seoul Special City, is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. A megacity with a population of over 10 million, it is the largest city proper in the OECD developed world. The Seoul National Capital Area is the world’s second largest metropolitan area with over 25 million inhabitants, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province. Almost a quarter of South Koreans live in Seoul along with over 275,000 international residents.   read more…

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