Seoul is the capital of the Republic of Korea, a city of special subordination, the largest city in the country.
Seoul is located at an altitude of about 87 m above sea level in the bed of the Han River, which flows into the Yellow Sea, in the northwest of the Republic of Korea.
Seoul is divided into 25 local government districts, which are divided into 522 districts.
Date of foundation: 18 BC e.
Etymology of the name:
The name "Seoul" is translated from the Korean language as "capital city". According to the most probable etymological version, the name comes from the popular name of the capital of the Korean kingdom of Silla Hanyan - Syeobeul - "royal capital city", which became pronounced as Syeoul and later, in modern Korean, - Seoul.
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