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Seoul travel guide.

Seoul ( Français: Séoul, Russian: Сеул, Spanish: Seúl, Deutsch: Seoul) is a city in South Korea, situated in the Seoul region. According to the latest census, the city population is about 10349312 inhabitants. Geographical coordinates of Seoul (WGS84): (lat.): 37° 34' 6" N ( 37.5683 ), (long.): 126° 58' 40" E ( 126.9778 ). Interested in Seoul’s history, and other interesting facts? Learn more about the city’s history and culture from Wikipedia article about Seoul.

Seoul sights and POI (Points Of Interest).

The sights most referred to are: Sungnyemun, Changdeokgung, Jongmyo, Deoksugung, Olympic Stadium (Seoul), Changgyeonggung, Seoul World Cup Stadium, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul National University, Korea University.
You should also pay attention to the following places and events in the city : Korean Broadcasting System, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Yonsei University, Doosan Group.

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Seoul travel guide. Routes through Seoul

Seoul is not the only city visited by tourists . If you want to discover where to travel from and what interesting things can be found on the outskirts of Seoul.
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  • The Wikipedia article about Seoul

    Seoul (/sl/; 서울; Korean: [s⁽ʰ⁾ʌul]), officially the Seoul Special City – is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea (commonly known as South Korea). Seoul is the world's 16th largest city, and forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province. The Seoul Capital Area houses about half of the country's population of 51.44 million people with 678,102 international residents.

    Situated on the Han River, Seoul's history stretches back more than two thousand years when it was founded in 18 BCE by Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. It continued as the capital of Korea under the Joseon Dynasty. The Seoul Capital Area contains five UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine, Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. Seoul is surrounded by mountains, the tallest being Mt. Bukhan, the world's most visited national park per square foot. Modern landmarks include the iconic N Seoul Tower, the gold-clad 63 Building, the neofuturistic Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Lotte World, the world's largest indoor theme park,Moonlight Rainbow Fountain, the world's longest bridge fountain and the Sevit Floating Islands. The birthplace of K-pop and the Korean Wave, Seoul received over 10 million international visitors in 2014, making it the world's 9th most visited city and 4th largest earner in tourism.

    Today, Seoul is considered a leading and rising global city, resulting from an economic boom called the Miracle on the Han River which transformed it to the world's 4th largest metropolitan economy with a GDP of US$845.9 billion in 2014 after Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles. In 2015, it was rated Asia's most livable city with the second highest quality of life globally by Arcadis. A world leading technology hub centered on Gangnam and Digital Media City, the Seoul Capital Area boasts 15Fortune Global 500 companies such as Samsung, one of the world's largest technology companies, as well as LG and Hyundai-Kia. In 2014, the city's GDP per capita (PPP) of $39,786 was comparable to that of France and Finland. Ranked sixth in the Global Power City Index and Global Financial Centres Index, the metropolis exerts a major influence in global affairs as one of the five leading hosts of global conferences.

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