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The region of Seoul in South Korea
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CountrySouth Korea
Number of zones408
Maximum PPH408
Last updated2020-12-30

Seoul (korean: 서울), is one of 15 regions in South Korea. Seoul is the capital and largest city of South Korea, it is also one of the world's most populous cities with almost 10.5 million inhabitants in the city and 25 million inhabitants in the entire metropolitan region. It includes the cities of Seoul and its port city Incheon as well as surrounding satellite cities in Gyeonggi Province. About half of South Korea's population lives in the metropolitan area.

Seoul is located in the northwestern part of South Korea, in a depression by the Han River which divides the city into two parts. The city covers an area of 605 km² (233.67 sq mi) and is surrounded by mountains.

The region is almost completely surrounded by the region of Gyeonggi except for a small part at the top of the northwest where it borders Incheon.

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Geographical division[edit]


In Seoul there are 29 municipalities with at least one turf zone:

Municipality Zones
Ansan (안산시) 1
Bucheon (부천시) 1
Dobong-gu (도봉구) 8
Dongdaemun-gu (동대문구) 9
Dongjak-gu (동작구) 13
Eunpyeong-gu (은평구) 18
Gangbuk-gu (강북구) 10
Gangdong-gu (강동구) 12
Gangnam-gu (강남구) 27
Gangseo-gu (강서구) 14
Geumcheon-gu (금천구) 3
Guro-gu (구로구) 8
Gwanak-gu (관악구) 17
Gwangjin-gu (광진구) 18
Gwangju (광주시) 1
Jongno-gu (종로구) 17
Jung-gu (중구) 17
Jungnang-gu (중랑구) 23
Mapo-gu (마포구) 22
Nowon-gu (노원구 ) 14
Seocho-gu (서초구) 17
Seodaemun-gu (서대문구) 16
Seongbuk-gu (성북구) 12
Seongdong-gu (성동구) 14
Seongnam (성남시) 1
Songpa-gu (송파구) 19
Yangcheon-gu (양천구) 19
Yeongdeungpo-gu (영등포구) 19
Yongsan-gu (용산구) 38


There are 408 turf zones in the region, three of which are counted as World heritage sites, four are counted as water zones, two counts as train station zones and one counts as National park zone.

The most taken zone is Seoultrain which is located at the railway station, in Seoul.

Year in parentheses indicates year of creation.

World Heritage Sites[edit]

Water zones[edit]

Train station zones[edit]

National park zones[edit]

Updated: 2020-12-30

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