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Seoul is Korea's capital city and it is a political, economical, cultural, and transportation center in South Korea. There are more than 10 million of people living in Seoul. Today a quarter of the country's population lives and serves as the core of knowledge in all areas of the city. Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province around Seoul National Capital Area has over 25 million people, along with 366,000 international citizens. Seoul situated in the center of Northeast Asia. KTX is Seoul Subway for high-speed train to the main terminal and the world's second-most used and longest circular line. Seoul has the most technologically advanced system. Seoul is the world's fastest Internet connections with speeds up to 1Gbps, fiber optic highest in the world. A modern system of public transport in the city buses run on natural gas. Seoul has number of multinational corporation companies like Samsung, LG and Hyundai - Kia.
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Seoul Recreation Culture and Attractions
There are more than 100 museums including 3 national and 9 official municipal museums in Seoul. Seoul Museum of Art and the Art Museum of the Ilmin visually unique from the neighboring tall modern buildings have preserved in the old buildings. Tteok & Kitchen Tool Museum and kinci Field Museum bring information on the history of Korean culinary. The Seoul people conducted many cultural festivals year around. Seoul Cultural Festival celebrates every spring, summer, autumn, and winter seasons four times a year. This cultural festival established the Seoul Metropolitan Government. Seoul takes an important role in religious buildings for Korean society and politics. Buddhism was suppressed by Joseon, it has continued its individuality. Seoul is usually hosted the Asian Games in 1986 and 1988 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. Sangam Stadium hosted the opening tradition and the first match of the competition. Seoul has a number of tourist spots like museums, art galleries and parks.

Seoul Demographics
Seoul City Total Population is 10,581,000

Seoul Education
Seoul has South Korea's most reputable universities. Education is compulsory from classes 1-10 in Seoul. The city has 235 colleges and preliminary high schools, 80 vocational schools, 377 middle schools, and 33 special education schools in 2009 estimation. The city students spent primary school for six years, three years in middle school, and spent three years in high school. Secondary schools generally require students wear uniforms. There is no exit exam and graduated from high school, but many students proceeding to the university level in the College Scholastic Ability Test are required to take each November. There are three science high schools in Seoul and six foreign language high schools including specialized secondary schools.

Seoul Symbols

Image of Seoul flag

Image of Seoul Bird

Image of Seoul Color
Seoul Flag
Seoul Bird
Korean Magpie
Seoul Color
Seoul Red

Image of Seoul Flower

Image of Seoul Song

Image of Seoul Tree
Seoul Flower
Forsythia
Seoul Song
The Lights of Seoul
Seoul Tree
Ginkgo

Seoul History
The Seoul history started in 18 BC but the city as observed in humans in the area occupied by Paleolithic. It was established in the Korean Peninsula, it is the capital of several empires. Neolithic humans settled in Seoul and people who now live Paleolithic age started along the lower reaches of the Han River during the archeological research shows that believed to be in the area. In 18 BC, Baekje kingdom and its capital city was believed to have been inside the modern Seoul was established. Mahan was one of the three kingdoms of Korea Baekje and later a member of the State from the federation development. Many of the city wall dating from the time of the Seoul area. In the 19th century alone and after a few hundred years its doors were opened to foreigners in Seoul. Seoul is become the first city in East Asia for electricity, trolley cars, water, telephone, telegraph systems. Seoul is as much a part of France and the United States due to foreign trade. For example the Seoul Electric Company, Seoul Electric Trolley Company and Seoul Fresh Spring Water Company are all of the joint Korean-American-owned companies. Narrow dirty lanes were covered roadways broadened. Seoul East high considers switching is one of the most interesting and cleanest cities in the distance. After World War II, Korea's liberation the current name of the city of Seoul. In 1950, the Korean War broke out and destroyed the city of Seoul will leave at the end of the war the North Korean and South Korean forces had changed hands four times. After the war, reconstruction and modernization of Seoul is an enormous of effort to become the main center. Seoul hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics, the city as well as the FIFA World Cup 2002 is one of the venues. In the 1990s the city's population is changing with many workers from other countries began to attract attention. Today, there are about 200,000 foreign are living in Seoul.

Seoul Transportation
Seoul is one of the world's most progressive transportation infrastructure systems. The system was placed in the first streetcar lines, and a railroad completed in Seoul from Incheon Korean Empire period. It was fired by Line 1 of the subway system in the early 1970s, the most major street of Seoul's Jongno along this line. Seoul City's subway system to get around the city, it is one of the most comfortable and fastest ways. Seoul's bus system has four primary bus compositions available servicing most of the city and it is managed by the Seoul metropolitan government. Ilban bus, Jwaseok bus and Maeul Bus are three ways linked to a different of the city's every corner. Seoul is also color-coded categories to four verity buses and the colors of blue, green, red, and yellow. Seoul's subway trains and buses are both a modern and efficacious system of public transportation. Implemented throughout the city, suburbs and surrounding areas of Seoul and is required to have nine major subway lines. It will be linked to every major city in Korea. Seoul also has more than 300 km / h (186 mph) in a conventional operation speed of the KTX high-speed train it is most major Korean cities connected. There are two international airports serve in Seoul, they are Gimpo International Airport and Incheon International Airport. Meanwhile, Incheon International Airport in Hong Kong is a major transportation hub for East Asia. There are three types of taxis in Seoul they are regular taxi, deluxe taxi, and car taxi. Compared to the last two types of taxi provide a high standard of service.

Seoul Universities
Chung-Ang University, Heukseok-dong (Seoul), Anseong (Gyeonggi), Pyeong-dong (Seoul), outh Korea - 32,017 Students
Chugye University for the Arts, Seoul, South Korea - 200 Students
Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea - 17,189 Students
Dongduk Women's University, Seoul, South Korea - 7,000 Students
Duksung Women's University, Seoul, South Korea - 6,403 Students
Ewha Womans University, Seodaemun, Seoul, South Korea - 19,503 Students
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul; Yongin; Songdo(Planned), South Korea - 27,351 Students
Hansung University, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea - 34,500 Students
Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea - 17,000 Students
Induk University, Seoul, South Korea
Kwangwoon University, Seoul, South Korea - 10,347 Students
Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea - 25,000 Students
Kookmin University, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea - 14,500 Students
Korea National Open University, Seoul (main office), regional centres nationwide, South Korea - 173,758 Students
Korea National Sport University, Seoul, South Korea
Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, South Korea
Korea University, Seoul, South Korea - 25,182 Students
Kyonggi University, Suwon, Kyonggi-do, South Korea
Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea - 31,453 Students
Myongji University, South Korea
Sahmyook University, Seoul, South Korea - 43,500 Students
Sangmyung University, Seoul, South Korea
Sejong University, Seoul, South Korea - 16,000 Students
Seokyeong University, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul National University, Gwanak, Seoul, South Korea - 28,018 Students
Seoul National University of Education, Seocho, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea - 13,463 Students
Seoul Women's University, Seoul, South Korea
Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea - 15,097 Students
Sungshin Women's University, Seongbuk, Seoul, South Korea - 11,425 Students
Sookmyung Women's University, Yongsan, Seoul, South Korea - 15,803 Students
Soongsil University, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea - 16,406 Students
Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Suwon, South Korea - 33,000 Students
University of Seoul, Dongdaemun, Seoul, South Korea - 15,424 Students
Yonsei University, Seoul, Wonju, Incheon, Republic of Korea - 38,725 Students

Seoul Museums
National Folk Museum of Korea
National Museum of Korea
National Palace Museum of Korea
Heojun Museum
Global Village Folk Museum
SeMa GyeongHuiGung
SeMa NamSeoul
Seodaemun Museum of Natural History
Seoul Education Museum
Seoul Museum of Arts (SeMa)
Seoul Museum of History
War Memorial of Korea
The Abaham Park Kenneth Vine Collection
Artsonje Center
Art Center Nabi
Bank of Korea Museum
Bukchon Art Museum
Chiwoo Craft Museum
Chohong Museum of Finance
Chojun Textile & Quilt Art Museum
Coreana Cosmetic Museum
Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Hall
Gahoe Museum
Global Village Folk Museum
The Han Sang Soo Embroidery Museum
Hanul Science Museum
Hanwon Museum of Art
Horim Museum
Hwajeong Museum
Ilmin Museum of Art
ImageRoot Museum
Jeoldu-san Memorial Shrine
Kimchi Field Museum
The Kim Koo Museum
Korea Racing Association Equine Museum
Kobaco - Korean Broadcasting and Advertisement Museum
Korea Furniture Museum
Korean Magazine Museum
Korea Museum of Modern Costume
Kumho Museum of Art
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art
Lotte World Folk Museum
Milal Museum of Art
Mokin Museum
Muija Total Museum
Museum of Art, Seoul National University
Museum of Korean Buddhist Art
Museum of Korean Embroidery
Museum of Korean Modern Literature
Museum of Korea Straw and Plants Handicraft
The Museum of Medicine
The Museum of Photography, Seoul
Nonghyup Agricultural Museum
Lock Museum
Onggi Folk Museum
Paper Art Museum
Posco Art Museum
Presseum
Rodin Gallery
Samseong Museum of Publishing
Savina Museum
Seokbong Ceramic Museum
Seonbawi Museum of Art
Seoul Olympic Museum
Seoul Olympic Art Museum
Seoul Art Center
Seoul Arts Center Hangaram Design Museum
Sungkok Art Museum
Simone Handbag Museum
Sungkok Art Museum
Sung Am Archives of Classical Literature
Tibet Museum
Total Museum
Tteok & Kitchen Utensil Museum
Ultra Architecture Museum
Whanki Museum
Woori Bank Museum
World Jewellery Museum
YoungIn Museum of Literature
Trickeye Museum

Seoul Parks
Achasan Echological Park
Bangi-dong Marsh Area
Boramae Park
Dongmyo Park
Cheonhodong Park
Children's Grand Park
Dosan Park
Dunchun-dong Marsh Area
Eungbong Park
Gandeme Park
Gupabal Fall
Gwanghwamun Plaza
Hunlyunwon Park
Hwangudan Park
Independence Park
Jungmaru Park
Kildong Ecological Park
Marronnier Park
Naksan Park
Namsan Park
Maewha Park
Nadeuri Park
Nakseongdae Park
Olympic Park, Seoul
Saetmaeul Park
Sajik Park
Sayuksin Park
Seokchon Lake Park
Seongsoo Park
Seoul Forest
Tapgol Park
Tancheon
Worldcup Park
Yangjae Citizens' Forest
Yeoido Park
Yeouido Saetgang Ecological Park
Yeongdeungpo Park
Yongsan Park
Yongma Park

Seoul Geography
The Seoul city is part of northwestern in South Korea. Seoul's city 233.7 square miles of land and it was formerly used as a trade route to China. Its estuary at the boundary between North and South Korea because of the Han River, but it is no longer for navigation. The Han River and it's around area played a major role in Korean history. The city has eight mountains as well as higher-level lands of the Han River. Seoul has a humid subtropical and humid continental climate. Summers are hot and sweltering and the East Asian monsoon from June and July to Seoul has a strong effect on the climate. The city gets an average of 28 days per year, but the snow during winters, which are usually cold and dry. The city of Seoul's average January low temperature is 21 F (-6 C) and the average August high temperature is 85 F (29.5 C).

Seoul Economy
Seoul has the largest consolidation of international organizations. There are information technologies and electronic industries include textiles and clothing, machinery, chemicals and manufacturing such traditional major position in Seoul. Food processing, libation production, and the publishing and printing are also important in Seoul's economy. Seoul has become a major business center in South Korea. Major employers headquartered in Seoul, there are a number of multinational financial and insurance companies, commercial organizations and professional and business service companies. Seoul is the financial center of the country. Large department stores and shopping centers are also available in the Lower South City area. Seoul is one of the South Korea's political, cultural, economic, and tourist destination.

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