The capital of the Republic of Korea, Seoul (short, "capital") is located in the north-west of the country, near the Yellow Sea (15 km), on the intermontane plain on the banks of the navigable Hangang River, 24 km from the border with the DPRK. The main political, economic and cultural center of the Republic of Korea, one of the leading financial centers in East Asia. There are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Seoul has twice become the capital of the Olympic Games (summer 1988 and winter 2018).
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Seoul is a city of special subordination, divided into 25 self-governing districts. Population - 10.1 million people (2015), or 19.5% of the country's population. It forms an agglomeration of Seoul-Incheon with a population of 23.5 million people (the population of the Republic of Korea is 51.5 million people).