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South Korea is made up of 17 first-tier administrative divisions: 6 metropolitan cities (gwangyeoksi 광역시/廣域市), 1 special city (teukbyeolsi 특별시/特別市), 1 special self-governing city (teukbyeol-jachisi 특별자치시/特別自治市), and 9 provinces (do 도/道), including one special self-governing province (teukbyeol jachido 특별자치도/特別自治道).
Ahn Cheol-soo (born 26 February 1962) is a South Korean politician, physician, and software entrepreneur.
Ahn Gyu-baek (born 29 April 1961) is a South Korean politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea.
Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances including gases, particulates, and biological molecules are introduced into Earth's atmosphere.
Airports Council International (ACI) is the only global trade representative of the world’s airport authorities.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. is an American content delivery network (CDN) and cloud service provider headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States.
Amsa-dong is a dong (neighbourhood) of Gangdong-gu in Seoul, South Korea.
An amusement park is a park that features various attractions, such as rides and games, as well as other events for entertainment purposes.
Ankara (English; Turkish Ottoman Turkish Engürü), formerly known as Ancyra (Ἄγκυρα, Ankyra, "anchor") and Angora, is the capital of the Republic of Turkey.
Apgujeong-dong is a ward of Gangnam-gu in Seoul, South Korea.
Arcadis NV is a global design, engineering and management consulting company based in the Zuidas, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
AREX (Airport Railroad Express), spelled A'REX as a brand name, is a South Korean commuter rail line that links Incheon International Airport with Seoul Station via Gimpo International Airport.
The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), formed in 1964, is a non-profit, professional association of broadcasting organisations.
Asian Dust (also yellow dust, yellow sand, yellow wind or China dust storms) is a meteorological phenomenon which affects much of East Asia year round but especially during the spring months.
The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
Asian Network of Major Cities 21 is a body representing the interests of several of Asia's largest capital cities around common themes of importance, including urban planning, sustainability and crisis management.
The Assemblies of God (AG), officially the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, is a group of over 140 autonomous but loosely associated national groupings of churches which together form the world's largest Pentecostal denomination.
Astana (Астана, Astana) is the capital city of Kazakhstan.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Baekje (18 BC – 660 AD) was a kingdom located in southwest Korea.
, officially the (Ibaloi: Ciudad ne Bagiw; Siudad ti Baguio; Lungsod ng Baguio) and popularly referred to as Baguio City, is a mountain resort city located in Northern Luzon, Philippines.
Bandar Seri Begawan (Jawi: بندر سري بڬاوان) (formerly known as Brunei Town) is the capital city of the Sultanate of Brunei.
The Banpo Bridge is located in Seoul, South Korea.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.
Beijing Capital International Airport is the main international airport serving Beijing.
The belfry is a structure enclosing bells for ringing as part of a building, usually as part of a bell tower or steeple.
A bicycle-sharing system, public bicycle system, or bike-share scheme, is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a short term basis for a price or free.
Bogotá, officially Bogotá, Distrito Capital, abbreviated Bogotá, D.C., and formerly known as Santafé de Bogotá between 1991 and 2000, is the capital and largest city of Colombia, administered as the Capital District, although often thought of as part of Cundinamarca.
Bongeunsa is a Buddhist temple located in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu in Seoul, South Korea.
Bosingak is a large bell pavilion on Jongno in Seoul, South Korea.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
In telecommunications, broadband is wide bandwidth data transmission which transports multiple signals and traffic types.
Bruce Cumings (born September 5, 1943) is an American historian of East Asia, professor, lecturer and author.
Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace (Negara Brunei Darussalam, Jawi), is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.
Bukchon Hanok Village is a Korean traditional village in Seoul with a long history located between Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace and Jongmyo Royal Shrine.
Bukhansan, or Bukhan Mountain, is a mountain on the northern periphery of Seoul, South Korea.
Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.
The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) connects 90 of the world’s greatest cities, representing 650+ million people and one quarter of the global economy.
Cairo (القاهرة) is the capital of Egypt.
A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.
Korea has had a number of capitals.
Changdeokgung (Hangul, 창덕궁, 昌德宮; literally, "Prospering Virtue Palace"), also known as Changdeokgung Palace or Changdeok Palace, is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Changgyeong Palace is a palace located in Seoul, South Korea.
Cheongdam-dong is a ward of Gangnam District in Seoul, South Korea.
Cheonggyecheon (Hangul: 청계천) is a, modern public recreation space in downtown Seoul, South Korea.
Cheongnyangni Station (청량리역) is a station of Seoul Subway Line 1 and the Gyeongui-Jungang Line and it is a Seoul terminus of passenger trains serving the eastern part of South Korea.
Children's Grand Park is a park complex in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Chin Young (born 23 October 1950) is a South Korean politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea, and a member of the National Assembly representing Yongsan, Seoul.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.
Choo Mi-ae (born 23 October 1958) is a South Korean politician in the liberal Democratic Party who has served as member of the National Assembly for Gwangjin, Seoul, since 2008.
The practice of Christianity in Korea revolves around two of its largest branches, Protestantism and Catholicism, accounting for 8.6 millionAccording to figures compiled by the South Korean National Statistical Office.
Chung Sye-kyun is a South Korean politician, former Speaker of the National Assembly.
Chung-Ang University (also known as CAU; lit. Central University) is a Korean private university based in Seoul, South Korea.
Chungmuro refers to an avenue 1.75 km in length and 10-20 m in width and the area nearby, located in Jung-gu, central Seoul of South Korea.
CJ CGV (Hangeul: CJ CGV (씨제이 씨지브이)㈜) is the largest multiplex cinema chain in South Korea and also has branches in China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Turkey, Vietnam, and the United States.
CJ Corporation is a South Korean conglomerate holding company headquartered in Seoul.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
College Scholastic Ability Test or CSAT (대학수학능력시험,; also abbreviated as Suneung (수능) is a type of standardized test accepted by South Korean universities. It was made official in 1994. CSAT is managed by the Korea Institute of Curriculum and Evaluation(KICE). The test is offered every November, but the exact dates may annually change. CSAT plays an important role in the Education in South Korea. It is commonly believed that the CSAT will determine which university the student will enter. CSAT is even described as 'the chance to make or break one's future.' Of the students taking the test, the percentage of re-takers are about 20%. On the test day, the stock markets open late and buses and subways are increased to avoid traffic jams that could prevent students from getting to testing sites, and planes are grounded so the noise does not disturb the students. In some cases, students are also escorted by police officers. Younger students and the members of the students' families gather outside testing sites to cheer on the students. CSAT has been praised for its efficiency, meritocratic factors, and high international results.
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.
Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre and middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters—people who travel on a daily basis.
Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.
The Socialist Constitution of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is the constitution of North Korea.
Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.
Daeil Foreign Language High School (Hangeul: 대일외국어고등학교, Hanja: 大一外國語高等學校), located in Seoul, is one of the most prestigious high schools in South Korea.
Daewon Foreign Language High School (also known as Daewon, Daewon FLHS, or DFLHS; Hangeul: 대원외국어고등학교, 대원외고; Hanja: 大元外國語高等學校) is a private preparatory school located in Seoul, South Korea.
In telecommunications, data-transfer rate is the average number of bits (bitrate), characters or symbols (baudrate), or data blocks per unit time passing through a communication link in a data-transmission system.
Ddareungi (따릉이) is Seoul's bike sharing system, which was set up in 2015.
The Democratic Party, also known as The Minjoo Party of KoreaOfficially "The Minjoo Party of Korea" or "The Minjoo", including "The" in their name.
A demonym (δῆμος dẽmos "people, tribe", ὄόνομα ónoma "name") is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, which is derived from the name of that particular place.
Deoksugung, also known as Gyeongun-gung, Deoksugung Palace, or Deoksu Palace, is a walled compound of palaces in Seoul that was inhabited by members of Korea's royal family during the Joseon monarchy until colonial period around the turn of the 20th century.
Digital Media City (DMC; 디지털미디어시티) is a high-tech complex for digital technologies, housing ubiquitous networked offices, apartments, exhibitions, conference halls and cultural centers in Seoul, South Korea.
Digital multimedia broadcasting (DMB) is a digital radio transmission technology developed in South Korea as part of the national IT project for sending multimedia such as TV, radio and datacasting to mobile devices such as mobile phones, laptops and GPS navigation systems.
Dobong District (Dobong-gu) is one of the 25 districts (gu) of Seoul, South Korea.
A dong or neighborhood is a submunicipal level administrative unit of a city and of those cities which are not divided into wards throughout Korea.
The Dongdaemun Design Plaza, also called the DDP, is a major urban development landmark in Seoul, South Korea designed by Zaha Hadid and Samoo, with a distinctively neofuturistic design characterized by the "powerful, curving forms of elongated structures".
Dongdaemun District (Dongdaemun-gu) is one of the 25 ''gu'' (districts) of Seoul, South Korea.
Dongdaemun Market or Tongdaemun (abbreviated DDM) is a large commercial district comprising traditional markets and shopping centers in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Dongguk University (Korean: 동국대학교, Hanja: 東國大學校) is a private, coeducational university in South Korea, based on Buddhism.
Dongjak District (Dongjak-gu) is one of the 25 gu that make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
Dongmyo (which literally means "Eastern Shrine") is shrine in metropolitan Seoul built in honour of 3rd century Chinese military commander, Guan Yu.
The Doosan Bears (두산 베어스) are a professional baseball team based in Seoul, South Korea.
Doosan Handball Club is a handball club based in Seoul, South Korea.
The East Asian monsoon is a monsoonal flow that carries moist air from the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean to East Asia.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is a British business within the Economist Group providing forecasting and advisory services through research and analysis, such as monthly country reports, five-year country economic forecasts, country risk service reports, and industry reports.
The Edison Illuminating Company was established by Thomas Edison on December 17, 1880, to construct electrical generating stations, initially in New York City.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Electronics is the discipline dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.
The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.
The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
Euljiro is an avenue in Seoul named after Eulji Mundeok, the general who saved Korea from the invading Sui Dynasty Chinese.
EunPyeong District (EunPyeong-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School (이화여자외국어고등학교/梨花女子外國語高等學校) is a foreign language high school located in Sunhwa-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea.
Ewha Womans University is a private women's university in Seoul, South Korea founded in 1886 by Mary F. Scranton under Emperor Gojong.
FC Seoul (FC 서울) is a South Korean professional football club based in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, that plays in the K League 1.
Forsythia is a genus of flowering plants in the olive family Oleaceae.
The Hanyangdoseong (Hangul: 한양도성; Hanja: 漢陽都城), or literally the Seoul City Wall is a series of walls made of stone, wood and other materials, built to protect the city of Seoul against invaders.
The Fortune Global 500, also known as Global 500, is an annual ranking of the top 500 corporations worldwide as measured by revenue and the list is compiled and published annually by Fortune magazine.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Gangbuk District (Gangbuk-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
Gangdong District (Gangdong-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
Gangnam or Gangnam three Districts is the area of three "gu" (local government wards) in Seoul, South Korea, individually known as Gangnam-gu, Seocho-gu and Songpa-gu and often collectively referred to as "Gangnam".
The Gangnam District is one of the 25 local government districts which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
Gangseo District (Gangseo-gu) (Hangul: 강서구, Hanja: 江西區) is one of the 25 wards (gu) of Seoul, South Korea.
Gangwon-do is a province of South Korea, with its capital at Chuncheon.
Garak Fish Market or Garak-dong Agricultural Market is an extensive farmers fish market in the neighborhood of Garak-dong in Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
South Korea is located in East Asia, on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula jutting out from the far east of the Asian landmass.
Geumcheon District (Geumcheon-gu) is one of the 25 ''gu'' (districts) of Seoul, South Korea.
Gimpo International Airport (김포국제공항), commonly known as Gimpo Airport (formerly Kimpo International Airport), is located in the far western end of Seoul, some west of the Central District of Seoul.
Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as ginkgo or gingko (both pronounced), also known as the maidenhair tree, is the only living species in the division Ginkgophyta, all others being extinct.
A global city, also called world city or sometimes alpha city or world center, is a city which is a primary node in the global economic network.
The Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) is a ranking of the competitiveness of financial centres based on over 29,000 financial centre assessments from an online questionnaire together with over 100 indices from organisations such as the World Bank, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the Economist Intelligence Unit.
The Gocheok Sky Dome is a domed baseball stadium located in Gocheok-dong, Seoul, South Korea.
Goguryeo (37 BCE–668 CE), also called Goryeo was a Korean kingdom located in the northern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula and the southern and central parts of Manchuria.
Gojong, the Emperor Gwangmu (8 September 1852 – 21 January 1919), was the twenty-sixth king of the Joseon dynasty and the first Emperor of Korea.
Gongju ((); Gongju-si), also spelt Kongju, is a city in South Chungcheong province, South Korea.
Goryeo (918–1392), also spelled as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo.
A green belt or greenbelt is a policy and land use designation used in land use planning to retain areas of largely undeveloped, wild, or agricultural land surrounding or neighbouring urban areas.
Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.
GS Caltex Seoul KIXX is a South Korean women's volleyball team.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Guro District (Guro-gu) is a district of Seoul, South Korea, which was separated from Yeongdeungpo District on April 1, 1980.
Gwacheon is a city in Gyeonggi-do Province, South Korea.
Gwanak District (Gwanak-gu) is an administrative subdivision (gu) of Seoul, South Korea.
Gwangjin District (Gwangjin-gu) is one of the 25 wards (gu) of Seoul, South Korea.
Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty.
The Gyeonggi dialect (경기 방언) or Seoul dialect (서울 사투리/서울말) of the Korean language is the prestige dialect of the language and the basis of the standardized form used in South Korea.
Gyeonggi-do (Hangul: 경기도) is the most populous province in South Korea.
Gyeonghui Palace (in Korean: Gyeonghuigung, literally Palace of Serene Harmony) was a palace located in Seoul, South Korea.
Gyeongju (경주), historically known as Seorabeol (서라벌), is a coastal city in the far southeastern corner of North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea.
The Gyeongui Line is a railway line between Seoul and Dorasan Station in Paju.
The Han dynasty was the second imperial dynasty of China (206 BC–220 AD), preceded by the Qin dynasty (221–206 BC) and succeeded by the Three Kingdoms period (220–280 AD). Spanning over four centuries, the Han period is considered a golden age in Chinese history. To this day, China's majority ethnic group refers to themselves as the "Han Chinese" and the Chinese script is referred to as "Han characters". It was founded by the rebel leader Liu Bang, known posthumously as Emperor Gaozu of Han, and briefly interrupted by the Xin dynasty (9–23 AD) of the former regent Wang Mang. This interregnum separates the Han dynasty into two periods: the Western Han or Former Han (206 BC–9 AD) and the Eastern Han or Later Han (25–220 AD). The emperor was at the pinnacle of Han society. He presided over the Han government but shared power with both the nobility and appointed ministers who came largely from the scholarly gentry class. The Han Empire was divided into areas directly controlled by the central government using an innovation inherited from the Qin known as commanderies, and a number of semi-autonomous kingdoms. These kingdoms gradually lost all vestiges of their independence, particularly following the Rebellion of the Seven States. From the reign of Emperor Wu (r. 141–87 BC) onward, the Chinese court officially sponsored Confucianism in education and court politics, synthesized with the cosmology of later scholars such as Dong Zhongshu. This policy endured until the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911 AD. The Han dynasty saw an age of economic prosperity and witnessed a significant growth of the money economy first established during the Zhou dynasty (c. 1050–256 BC). The coinage issued by the central government mint in 119 BC remained the standard coinage of China until the Tang dynasty (618–907 AD). The period saw a number of limited institutional innovations. To finance its military campaigns and the settlement of newly conquered frontier territories, the Han government nationalized the private salt and iron industries in 117 BC, but these government monopolies were repealed during the Eastern Han dynasty. Science and technology during the Han period saw significant advances, including the process of papermaking, the nautical steering ship rudder, the use of negative numbers in mathematics, the raised-relief map, the hydraulic-powered armillary sphere for astronomy, and a seismometer for measuring earthquakes employing an inverted pendulum. The Xiongnu, a nomadic steppe confederation, defeated the Han in 200 BC and forced the Han to submit as a de facto inferior partner, but continued their raids on the Han borders. Emperor Wu launched several military campaigns against them. The ultimate Han victory in these wars eventually forced the Xiongnu to accept vassal status as Han tributaries. These campaigns expanded Han sovereignty into the Tarim Basin of Central Asia, divided the Xiongnu into two separate confederations, and helped establish the vast trade network known as the Silk Road, which reached as far as the Mediterranean world. The territories north of Han's borders were quickly overrun by the nomadic Xianbei confederation. Emperor Wu also launched successful military expeditions in the south, annexing Nanyue in 111 BC and Dian in 109 BC, and in the Korean Peninsula where the Xuantu and Lelang Commanderies were established in 108 BC. After 92 AD, the palace eunuchs increasingly involved themselves in court politics, engaging in violent power struggles between the various consort clans of the empresses and empresses dowager, causing the Han's ultimate downfall. Imperial authority was also seriously challenged by large Daoist religious societies which instigated the Yellow Turban Rebellion and the Five Pecks of Rice Rebellion. Following the death of Emperor Ling (r. 168–189 AD), the palace eunuchs suffered wholesale massacre by military officers, allowing members of the aristocracy and military governors to become warlords and divide the empire. When Cao Pi, King of Wei, usurped the throne from Emperor Xian, the Han dynasty would eventually collapse and ceased to exist.
The Han River or Hangang is a major river in South Korea and the fourth longest river on the Korean peninsula after the Amnok (Yalu), Tuman (Tumen), and Nakdong rivers.
, commonly known as, Tokyo Haneda Airport, and Haneda International Airport, is one of the two primary airports that serve the Greater Tokyo Area, and is the primary base of Japan's two major domestic airlines, Japan Airlines (Terminal 1) and All Nippon Airways (Terminal 2), as well as Air Do, Skymark Airlines, Solaseed Air, and StarFlyer.
The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul (from Korean hangeul 한글), has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by Sejong the Great.
Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) is a private research university based in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The university was founded in 1954 to promote foreign language education in post-war Korea. The university is located in Seoul and Yongin. The name of the university is derived from the romanization of the Korean word hankuk which means Korea. The university is widely considered as one of the best private higher education institutions in South Korea, especially on foreign language and social science. Numerous diplomats and ambassadors are graduates of HUFS. It has a graduate school of interpretation and translation. In 2007, HUFS won third place of Korean universities on the National Customer Satisfaction Index, and was placed second in terms of internationalization two years in a row in the university rankings of JoongAng Ilbo. The evaluation also ranked HUFS second in Korea for its research, faculty, reputation and alumni representation among schools without a medical school in 2008. In 2010, the university was ranked as the best Korean university on the subject of globalization in the QS World University Rankings.
Hanoi (or; Hà Nội)) is the capital of Vietnam and the country's second largest city by population. The population in 2015 was estimated at 7.7 million people. The city lies on the right bank of the Red River. Hanoi is north of Ho Chi Minh City and west of Hai Phong city. From 1010 until 1802, it was the most important political centre of Vietnam. It was eclipsed by Huế, the imperial capital of Vietnam during the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802–1945). In 1873 Hanoi was conquered by the French. From 1883 to 1945, the city was the administrative center of the colony of French Indochina. The French built a modern administrative city south of Old Hanoi, creating broad, perpendicular tree-lined avenues of opera, churches, public buildings, and luxury villas, but they also destroyed large parts of the city, shedding or reducing the size of lakes and canals, while also clearing out various imperial palaces and citadels. From 1940 to 1945 Hanoi, as well as the largest part of French Indochina and Southeast Asia, was occupied by the Japanese. On September 2, 1945, Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam). The Vietnamese National Assembly under Ho Chi Minh decided on January 6, 1946, to make Hanoi the capital of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. From 1954 to 1976, it was the capital of North Vietnam, and it became the capital of a reunified Vietnam in 1976, after the North's victory in the Vietnam War. October 2010 officially marked 1,000 years since the establishment of the city. The Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural is a ceramic mosaic mural created to mark the occasion.
A hanok (Hangul: 한옥) is a traditional Korean house.
Hansung Science High School (한성과학고등학교, or simply 한성과학고 or 한성과고) is a high school (ages 15–18) in Seoul, Korea.
Hanyang University is one of the leading private research universities of South Korea, especially in the field of engineering.
Hanyoung Foreign Language High School (Hangeul: 한영외국어고등학교, Hanja: 漢榮外國語高等學校) is one of the most prestigious high schools in South Korea.
Heunginjimun, literally "Gate of Rising Benevolence" or more commonly known as Dongdaemun, is one of The Eight Gates of Seoul in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, a prominent landmark in central Seoul, South Korea.
Heungseon Daewongun (흥선대원군, 興宣大院君, 21 December 1820 – 22 February 1898), also known as the Daewongun (대원군, 大院君), Guktaegong (국태공, 國太公, "The Great Archduke") or formally Heungseon Heonui Daewonwang (흥선헌의대원왕, 興宣獻懿大院王) and also known to contemporary western diplomats as Prince Gung, was the title of Yi Ha-eung, regent of Joseon during the minority of Emperor Gojong in the 1860s and until his death a key political figure of late Joseon Korea.
High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks.
The history of Seoul can be traced back as far as 18 BC, although humans have occupied the area now known as Seoul since Paleolithic Age.
Hite Brewery Company Limited (하이트맥주) is a South Korean brewery company headquartered in Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul.
HiteJinro Co., Ltd. is a distiller in South Korea, founded in 1924.
Hong Ihk-pyo (born 20 November 1967) is a South Korean academic and politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea.
Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiokinai.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
Hwanghak-dong Flea Market is a market located in the neighborhood of Hwanghak-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea to sell second-hand goods.
Hwaseong Fortress or Suwon Hwaseong is the wall surrounding the centre of Suwon, the provincial capital of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
Hyochang Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Hyochang-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Hyundai Group is a multinational (conglomerate) headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
The Hyundai Motor Group (stylized as HYUNDAI) is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, and it is the largest car manufacturer in the country.
iArc (iArc Architects) is an internationally awarded architectural practice based in Seoul, South Korea, led by three partners; Kerl Yoo AIA, Jeongim Kim and Tesoc Hah RIBA.
Ilmin Museum of Art is a private art museum of South Korea, located on Sejongno street in Jongno-gu, a central district of Seoul, known for exhibiting mainly Korean art.
The Imperial Japanese Army (IJA; Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun; "Army of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the official ground-based armed force of the Empire of Japan from 1868 to 1945.
In Jae-keun is a South Korean politician and democracy activist.
Incheon (formerly romanized as Inchŏn; literally "kind river"), officially the Incheon Metropolitan City (인천광역시), is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east.
Incheon International Airport (IIA) (sometimes referred to as Seoul–Incheon International Airport) is the largest airport in South Korea, the primary airport serving the Seoul Capital Area, and one of the largest and busiest airports in the world.
The Incheon International Airport Expressway(Korean: 인천국제공항고속도로, Incheon Gukje Gonghang Gosok Doro) is an expressway in South Korea connecting Incheon International Airport to Goyang, Gyeonggi.
The Independence Gate is a memorial gate located in Seoul, South Korea.
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Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.
Infrastructure is the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or other area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.
Insa-dong is a ''dong'', or neighborhood of the Jongno-gu district of Seoul.
Inwangsan is a mountain with a height of 338 meters, located in Jongno-gu and Hongje-dong, Seodaemun-gu, central areas of Seoul, South Korea.
Iran (ایران), also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran (جمهوری اسلامی ایران), is a sovereign state in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th-most-populous country. Comprising a land area of, it is the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 17th-largest in the world. Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance. Tehran is the country's capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center. Iran is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation of the Elamite kingdoms in the fourth millennium BCE. It was first unified by the Iranian Medes in the seventh century BCE, reaching its greatest territorial size in the sixth century BCE, when Cyrus the Great founded the Achaemenid Empire, which stretched from Eastern Europe to the Indus Valley, becoming one of the largest empires in history. The Iranian realm fell to Alexander the Great in the fourth century BCE and was divided into several Hellenistic states. An Iranian rebellion culminated in the establishment of the Parthian Empire, which was succeeded in the third century CE by the Sasanian Empire, a leading world power for the next four centuries. Arab Muslims conquered the empire in the seventh century CE, displacing the indigenous faiths of Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism with Islam. Iran made major contributions to the Islamic Golden Age that followed, producing many influential figures in art and science. After two centuries, a period of various native Muslim dynasties began, which were later conquered by the Turks and the Mongols. The rise of the Safavids in the 15th century led to the reestablishment of a unified Iranian state and national identity, with the country's conversion to Shia Islam marking a turning point in Iranian and Muslim history. Under Nader Shah, Iran was one of the most powerful states in the 18th century, though by the 19th century, a series of conflicts with the Russian Empire led to significant territorial losses. Popular unrest led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy and the country's first legislature. A 1953 coup instigated by the United Kingdom and the United States resulted in greater autocracy and growing anti-Western resentment. Subsequent unrest against foreign influence and political repression led to the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of an Islamic republic, a political system that includes elements of a parliamentary democracy vetted and supervised by a theocracy governed by an autocratic "Supreme Leader". During the 1980s, the country was engaged in a war with Iraq, which lasted for almost nine years and resulted in a high number of casualties and economic losses for both sides. According to international reports, Iran's human rights record is exceptionally poor. The regime in Iran is undemocratic, and has frequently persecuted and arrested critics of the government and its Supreme Leader. Women's rights in Iran are described as seriously inadequate, and children's rights have been severely violated, with more child offenders being executed in Iran than in any other country in the world. Since the 2000s, Iran's controversial nuclear program has raised concerns, which is part of the basis of the international sanctions against the country. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1, was created on 14 July 2015, aimed to loosen the nuclear sanctions in exchange for Iran's restriction in producing enriched uranium. Iran is a founding member of the UN, ECO, NAM, OIC, and OPEC. It is a major regional and middle power, and its large reserves of fossil fuels – which include the world's largest natural gas supply and the fourth-largest proven oil reserves – exert considerable influence in international energy security and the world economy. The country's rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the third-largest number in Asia and eleventh-largest in the world. Iran is a multicultural country comprising numerous ethnic and linguistic groups, the largest being Persians (61%), Azeris (16%), Kurds (10%), and Lurs (6%).
Itaewon (Korean: 이태원, 梨泰院) refers to an area surrounding Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
The Intercity Train eXpress-Saemaeul is one of the Rapid class of train operated by Korail.
Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.
Jamsil Arena, also known as Jamsil Indoor Stadium, is an indoor sporting arena.
Jamsil Baseball Stadium (잠실 야구장) is a baseball stadium located at 25 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Jamsil Students' Gymnasium is an indoor sporting arena located in Seoul, South Korea.
The Jangchung Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Jung District, Seoul, South Korea.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910, also known as the Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty, was made by representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire on August 22, 1910.
Jeon Hye-sook (born 5 May 1955) is a South Korean politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea, and a member-elect of the National Assembly representing Gwangjin, Seoul.
Ji Sang-wook (born 16 May 1965) is a South Korean academic and politician in the conservative Bareun Party.
The Jogye Order, officially the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism (대한불교조계종, 大韓佛敎 曹溪宗) is the representative order of traditional Korean Buddhism with roots that date back 1,200 years to Unified Silla National Master Doui, who brought Seon (known as Zen in the West) and the practice taught by the Sixth Patriarch, Huineng, from China about 820 C.E. The name of the Order, Jogye, was adopted from the name of the village where Patriarch Huineng's home temple is located.
Jogyesa is the chief temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, becoming so in 1936.
Jongmyo is a Confucian shrine dedicated to the perpetuation of memorial services for the deceased kings and queens of the Korean Joseon Dynasty (1392–1897).
Jongno (literally "Bell Street") is a trunk road and one of the oldest major east–west thoroughfares in Seoul, South Korea.
Jongno District (Jongno-gu) is a ''gu'', or district, in central Seoul, South Korea.
The Joseon dynasty (also transcribed as Chosŏn or Chosun, 조선; officially the Kingdom of Great Joseon, 대조선국) was a Korean dynastic kingdom that lasted for approximately five centuries.
Jung District, is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
Jungnang Chorus Mustang (Hangul: 중랑 코러스 무스탕) is a South Korean football club based in the city of Jungnang-gu, Seoul.
Jungnang District (Jungnang-gu) is one of the 25 ''gu'', or districts, of Seoul, South Korea.
K League (Hangul: K리그) (Korea Professional Football League) is South Korea's professional association football league including the first division K League 1 and the second division K League 2.
The K League 1 (Hangul: K리그1) is one of South Korea's professional association football leagues.
The K League 2 (Hangul: K리그2) is a South Korean professional association football league.
K-pop (abbreviation of Korean pop) characterized by a wide variety of audiovisual elements.
The K3 League is a top amateur football competition in South Korea.
Kaesong or Gaeseong is a city in North Hwanghae Province in the southern part of North Korea, a former Directly Governed City, and the capital of Korea during the Taebong kingdom and subsequent Goryeo dynasty.
is an international airport located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay off the Honshu shore, southwest of Ōsaka Station, located within three municipalities, including Izumisano (north),.
Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan,; kəzɐxˈstan), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respýblıkasy; Respublika Kazakhstan), is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest in the world, with an area of.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
The KBO League, originally called the Korea Baseball Championship (Romanization: Hanguk Yagu Seonsukkwon Daehoe), is the highest level league of baseball in South Korea.
KBS Hall is a concert hall in the Korean Broadcasting System headquarters located in Yeouido, Seoul in South Korea.
Ki Dong-min (born 23 February 1966) is a South Korean politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea, and since the April 2016 parliamentary election member-elect of the National Assembly for Seongbuk, Seoul.
Kia Motor Corporation (stylized as KIΛ), headquartered in Seoul, is South Korea's second-largest automobile manufacturer, following the Hyundai Motor Company, with sales of over 3.3 million vehicles in 2015.
Kim Byung-kee (born July 10, 1961) is a South Korean member of parliament of the Minjoo Party of Korea.
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) is an American architecture firm which provides architecture, interior, programming and master planning services for clients in both the public and private sectors.
Korea Railroad Corporation (Korean: 한국철도공사, Hanja: 韓國鐵道公社), promoted as Korail (코레일), is the national railroad operator in South Korea.
Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.
Korea Electric Power Corporation, better known as KEPCO (Hangul: 켑코) or Hanjeon (Hangul: 한전), is the largest electric utility in South Korea, responsible for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and the development of electric power projects including those in nuclear power, wind power and coal.
Korea Exchange (KRX) is the sole securities exchange operator in South Korea.
Korea JoongAng Daily is the English language version of the South Korean national daily newspaper JoongAng Ilbo.
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is an organization of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Korea Train eXpress (KTX) is South Korea's high-speed rail system, operated by Korail.
Korea under Japanese rule began with the end of the short-lived Korean Empire in 1910 and ended at the conclusion of World War II in 1945.
Korea University (KU) is a private research university in Seoul, South Korea.
The Korean Basketball League (Hangul: 한국프로농구), often abbreviated to the KBL, is the pre-eminent professional men's basketball league in South Korea.
Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) is the national public broadcaster of South Korea.
Korean Buddhism is distinguished from other forms of Buddhism by its attempt to resolve what it sees as inconsistencies in Mahayana Buddhism.
The Great Korean Empire was proclaimed in October 1897 by Emperor Gojong of the Joseon dynasty, under pressure after the Donghak Peasant Revolution of 1894 to 1895 and the Gabo Reforms that swept the country from 1894 to 1896.
The Korean Film Archive or called Korean Federation of Film Archives and KOFA is the sole film archive in South Korea with nationwide coverage.
The Korean language (Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 조선말/한국어; Hanja: 朝鮮말/韓國語) is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people.
Korean shamanism, also known as Shinism (Hangul 신교, Hanja 神敎; Shingyo or Shinkyo, "religion of the spirits/gods"), or Shindo (Hangul: 신도; Hanja: 神道, "way of the spirits/gods"), is the collective term for the ethnic religions of Korea which date back to prehistory, and consist in the worship of gods (신 shin) and ancestors (조상 josang).
The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).
The Korean Wave (a neologism literally meaning "flow of Korea") is the increase in global popularity of South Korean culture since the 1990s.
Kukkiwon (국기원; 國技院), also known as World Taekwondo Headquarters, and home of the World Taekwondo Academy, is the official taekwondo governing organisation established by the South Korean government.
Kyŏngsŏng County is a kun, or county, on the central coast of North Hamgyong, North Korea.
Kyung Hee University（Korean: 경희대학교) is one of the best private university encompassing an educational system from kindergarten to graduate school with campuses in Seoul, Yongin, Hongneung, and Gwangneung (on the outskirts of Namyangju city), South Korea. Kyung Hee University has 24 colleges, 82 departments and majors, 65 master's and 63 doctorate programs, 18 professional and special graduate schools, and 43 auxiliary research institutions. The university counts Slavoj Žižek, Jason Barker and Emanuel Pastreich among its international professors.http://gradenglish.khu.ac.kr/contents/bbs/bbs_content.html?bbs_cls_cd.
Later Silla (668–935) or Unified Silla is the name often applied to the Korean kingdom of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, after it conquered Baekje and Goguryeo in the 7th century, unifying the central and southern regions of the Korean peninsula.
The Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art is a museum in Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea, run by the Samsung Foundation of Culture.
LG Corporation (Korean: 주식회사 LG), formerly Lucky-GoldStar (Korean: Leogki Geumseong 럭키금성/樂喜金星), is a South Korean multinational conglomerate corporation.
LG Twins Baseball Club (LG 트윈스 프로야구단) is a South Korean professional baseball team based in Seoul, South Korea.
The Liberty Korea Party is a conservative political party in South Korea.
The world's thirty busiest airports by cargo traffic for various periods (data provided by Airports Council International).
The following is a list of the world's largest airports by international passenger traffic.
This is a list of cities and/or their metropolitan areas in the world by GDP.
The largest cities of South Korea have an autonomous status equivalent to that of provinces.
Determining the world's largest cities depends on which definitions of city are used.
This list of metro systems includes electrified rapid transit train systems worldwide.
This is a list of South Korean regions by GDP. All data are sourced from the latest regional statistics published by the South Korean Government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Special cities are one of the first-level administrative divisions within South Korea.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Lotte Group (Katakana) is a Korean-Japanese conglomerate with headquarters in South Korea and Japan.
Lotte World is a major recreation complex in Seoul, South Korea.
Lotte World Tower (Korean: 롯데월드타워) is a 123-floor, supertall skyscraper located in Seoul, South Korea.
In telecommunication, Long-Term Evolution (LTE) is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies.
Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.
Madeul Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Nowon-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Mapo District (Mapo-gu) is a gu, or district, within Seoul, South Korea.
Mastercard Incorporated (stylized as MasterCard from 1979 to 2016 and mastercard since 2016) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in the Mastercard International Global Headquarters in Purchase, New York, United States.
The Mayor of Seoul (Korean: 서울특별시장, hanja: 서울特別市長) is the chief executive for the metropolitan government of Seoul, the capital and largest city of South Korea.
The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government.
A medium-capacity system (MCS) is a rail transport system with a capacity greater than light rail, but less than typical heavy-rail rapid transit.
Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.
A metropolis is a large city or conurbation which is a significant economic, political, and cultural center for a country or region, and an important hub for regional or international connections, commerce, and communications.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
Min Byung-doo (born 10 June 1958) is a South Korean politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea who has been a member of the National Assembly for Dongdaemun, Seoul, since 2012.
The Ministry of Environment is the South Korea branch of government charged with environmental protection.
The Miracle on the Han River refers to the period of rapid economic growth in South Korea following the Korean War (1950–1953), during which South Korea transformed from a developing country to a developed country.
Mongchontoseong Earthen Fortification is an ancient earthen rampart dating from the Baekje kingdom.
Mongolia (Monggol Ulus in Mongolian; in Mongolian Cyrillic) is a landlocked unitary sovereign state in East Asia.
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
The Mugunghwa-ho or Mugunghwa is a class of train operated by Korail, main railway operator of South Korea.
Munmyo (more specifically Seoul Munmyo or Seonggyungwan Munmyo) is Korea's primary temple of Confucius ("munmyo" is also the general Korean term for a temple of Confucius).
Museum Kimchikan, formerly Kimchi Museum, is a museum dedicated to kimchi; one of the staples of Korean cuisine.
Myeongdong (literally 'bright cave' or 'bright tunnel) is a dong in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea between Chungmu-ro, Eulji-ro, and Namdaemun-ro.
The Cathedral Church of the Virgin Mary of the Immaculate Conception (Latin: Ecclesia Cathedralis Nostrae Domina de Immaculatæ Conceptionis) (Hangul: 천주교 서울대교구 주교좌 명동대성당) informally known as Myeongdong Cathedral is the national cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seoul.
Myung Duk Foreign Language High School (Hangeul: 명덕외국어고등학교, Hanja: 明德外國語高等學校) is a foreign language high school located in the Gang-seo District of Seoul, Korea.
The N Seoul Tower, officially the YTN Seoul Tower and commonly known as the Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower, is a communication and observation tower located on Namsan Mountain in central Seoul, South Korea.
Na Kyung-won (나경원, born 6 December 1963) is a South Korean politician and lawyer.
Naksan Mountain or Mount Naksan (lit. "Camel Mountain") is a peak, high, in the Jongno-gu district of Seoul, South Korea.
Namdaemun (South Great Gate), officially known as the Sungnyemun (Gate of Exalted Ceremonies), is one of the Eight Gates in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, South Korea, which surrounded the city in the Joseon dynasty.
Namdaemun Market is a large traditional market in Seoul, South Korea.
Situated 25 km southeast from the center of the capital city of Seoul, the mountain fortress city of Namhansanseong sits approximately 480m above sea level aligning itself with the ridges of the mountain to maximize its defensive capacity.
Nam Mountain (pleonastically Namsan Mountain or Mount Namsan, lit. "South Mountain") is a peak, high, in the Jung-gu district of south central Seoul, South Korea.
Namsangol Hanok Village, also known as "A Village of Traditional Houses in the Namsan Valley", is a Korean village located in the area of Pil-dong neighborhood in Jung-gu, a central district of Seoul, South Korea where hanok (한옥) or Korean traditional houses have been restored to preserve the original atmosphere of the area.
Namyang Dairy Products is a food and dairy corporation headquartered in Seoul, Korea.
The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, often shortened to the National Assembly in domestic English-language media, is the 300-member unicameral national legislature of South Korea.
National Folk Museum of Korea is a national museum of South Korea, located within the grounds of the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Jongno-gu, Seoul, and uses replicas of historical objects to illustrate the history of traditional life of the Korean people.
The National Museum of Korea is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in South Korea and is the cultural organization that represents Korea.
The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) is a contemporary art museum with the main museum in Gwacheon and three branches each in Deoksugung, Seoul and Cheongju.
The National Palace Museum of Korea is a national museum of South Korea located in Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Nexen Heroes Baseball Club is a South Korean professional baseball team based in Seoul.
Nitrogen dioxide is the chemical compound with the formula.
Nongshim Co., Ltd. (Hangul: 농심; Hanja: 農心; Revised Romanization: Nongsim; Translation: Farmer's Heart) is a South Korean food and beverage company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market or shortly Noryangjin Fish Market (Hangul: 노량진 수산시장) is an extensive farmers fish market in the neighborhood of Noryangjin-dong in Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Nowon District (Nowon-gu) is a residential district of Seoul, South Korea, Located in the northeastern part of the metropolitan city.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 35 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
An office is generally a room or other area where administrative work is done by an organization's users in order to support and realize objects and goals of the organization.
Seoul Olympic Park, shortened to Olpark, is an Olympic Park built to host the 1988 Summer Olympics.
An optical fiber or optical fibre is a flexible, transparent fiber made by drawing glass (silica) or plastic to a diameter slightly thicker than that of a human hair.
Oriental Brewery or OB (Hangul: 오비맥주) is a South Korean brewery owned by AB InBev.
The Oriental magpie or Korean magpie (Pica sericea), known as "kkachi" (까치) in Korean, is a species of magpie found in China and northern Indochina.
Ozone, or trioxygen, is an inorganic molecule with the chemical formula.
A palace is a grand residence, especially a royal residence, or the home of a head of state or some other high-ranking dignitary, such as a bishop or archbishop.
The Parc 1 Tower is a supertall skyscraper under construction in Seoul, South Korea.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Park Hong-keun (born 8 October 1969) is a South Korean politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea, presently a member of the National Assembly for Jungnang, Seoul, since 2012.
Park Joo-min (born 21 November 1973) is a South Korean politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea and has been a member of the National Assembly for Eunpyeong A, Seoul, since 2016.
Park Won-soon (born 26 March 1956) is a South Korean lawyer who currently serves as the Mayor of Seoul.
Park Yong-jin (born 17 April 1971) is a South Korean labor activist and politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea.
Park Young-sun (born 22 January 1960) is a South Korean politician.
Atmospheric aerosol particles, also known as atmospheric particulate matter, particulate matter (PM), particulates, or suspended particulate matter (SPM) are microscopic solid or liquid matter suspended in Earth's atmosphere.
Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement"Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals",.
The People's Party was a political party in South Korea established on 10 January 2016.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.
POSCO (formerly Pohang Iron and Steel Company) is a South Korean steel-making company headquartered in Pohang, South Korea.
Presbyterianism is a part of the reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland, and Ireland.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (doing business as PwC) is a multinational professional services network headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Professional sports, as opposed to amateur sports, are sports in which athletes receive payment for their performance.
Pungnaptoseong is a flat earthen wall built at the edge of the Han River in Korea.
Purchasing power parity (PPP) is a neoclassical economic theory that states that the exchange rate between two countries is equal to the ratio of the currencies' respective purchasing power.
Quality of life (QOL) is the general well-being of individuals and societies, outlining negative and positive features of life.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
Korea has traditionally been divided into a number of unofficial regions that reflect historical, geographical, and dialect boundaries within the peninsula.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
The Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty refers to the 40 tombs of members of the Korean Joseon Dynasty (1392–1910).
Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Samcheong-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in Seoul, South Korea.
Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul.
The Samsung Tower Palace is a group of seven towers, lettered A-G. They are located in Dogok-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.
In local government, a city hall, town hall, civic centre, (in the UK or Australia) a guildhall, a Rathaus (German), or (more rarely) a municipal building, is the chief administrative building of a city, town, or other municipality.
Sejong Science High School (SJSH) is a science high school (for ages 15–18) located in Guro-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Sejongno, also known as Sejong-ro, is a street that runs through Jongno-gu in downtown Seoul.
Seo Young-kyo (born 11 November 1964) is a South Korean academic and politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea.
Seocho District is one of the 25 gu (local government districts) which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
Seodaemun District (Seodaemun-gu) is a gu located in northwestern Seoul, South Korea.
Seodaemun Prison History Hall is a museum and former prison in Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Seongbuk District (Seongbuk-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
Seongdong District (Seongdong-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
The Seoul Capital Area (SCA), Sudogwon or Gyeonggi region is the metropolitan area of Seoul, Incheon, and Gyeonggi-do located in north-west South Korea.
Seoul City Hall is a governmental building for the Seoul Metropolitan Government in South Korea, in charge of the administrative affairs of Seoul.
Seoul E-Land FC (서울 이랜드 FC) is South Korean professional football club based in Seoul which plays in the K League 2 (second division).
Seoul Foreign Language High School is private preparatory school located in Seoul.
Seoul Forest is a large park in Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Seoul Metro (Hangul: 서울교통공사) is a public corporation owned by Seoul Metropolitan Government, and one of the two major operators of Seoul Metropolitan Subway with Korail.
Seoul Metropolitan Government is a local government of Seoul, South Korea.
The Seoul Metropolitan Subway is a metropolitan railway system consisting of 22 rapid transit, light metro, commuter rail and people mover lines located in northwest South Korea.
Seoul dairy Cooperative. (hangul: 서울우유) is a food and dairy cooperative headquartered in Seoul, Korea.
The Seoul Museum of Art is an art museum operated by Seoul City Council and located in central of Seoul, South Korea.
Seoul National University (SNU;, colloquially Seouldae) is a national research university located in Seoul, South Korea.
The Seoul Olympic Stadium (서울올림픽주경기장) also known as Jamsil Olympic Stadium (formerly romanised as Chamshil), is a multi-purpose stadium in Seoul, South Korea.
Seoul Samsung Thunders (서울 삼성 썬더스) have been in the KBL (Korean Basketball League) since its inception years ago.
Seoul Science High School for Gifted Students is an academy for gifted students (ages 15–18) interested in science.
The Seoul SK Knights (서울 SK 나이츠.) is a professional basketball club in the Korean Basketball League.
Seoul Station is a major railway station in Seoul, the capital of South Korea.
Seoul Street Arts Festival is the largest street arts festival in Korea providing high-standard street performances which mainly combined popularity and artistry.
Seoul United FC (Korean: 서울 유나이티드 FC) is a South Korean amateur football club based in Seoul.
Seoul WFC (Korean: 서울시청 여자 축구단) founded in March 2004, is a South Korean women's football club based in Seoul.
Seoul Woori Card Wibee (서울 우리카드 위비) is a South Korean professional volleyball team founded in 2008.
The Seoul World Cup Stadium (서울월드컵경기장), also known as Sangam Stadium, is a stadium used mostly for association football matches.
Seoullo 7017 (Korean: 서울로 7017), also known as the Seoul Skygarden or Skypark, is a elevated, linear park in Seoul, built atop a former highway overpass.
Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is one of two international airports of Shanghai and an important aviation hub of China.
Silla (57 BC57 BC according to the Samguk Sagi; however Seth 2010 notes that "these dates are dutifully given in many textbooks and published materials in Korea today, but their basis is in myth; only Goguryeo may be traced back to a time period that is anywhere near its legendary founding." – 935 AD) was a kingdom located in southern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
SK Group (Korean: SK그룹, 에스케이그룹), also known as SK Holdings, is one of the largest conglomerates (chaebol) in South Korea.
SK Sugar Gliders is a women's handball club from South Korea.
Smirnoff is a brand of vodka owned and produced by the British company Diageo.
Sogang University (hangul: 서강대학교 hanja) is one of the leading research and liberal arts universities of South Korea.
Soju (from Korean) is a clear, colorless distilled beverage of Korean origin.
Songpa-gu is a district of Seoul, South Korea.
Soongsil University (SSU) is the first modern university in Korea, dating its history back to 1897.
South Chungcheong Province (충청남도, Chungcheongnam-do, literally "Chungcheong Southern Province"), abbreviated as Chungnam, is a province in the west of South Korea.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Specialized schools are secondary schools with enhanced coverage of certain subjects that constitute the specialization of the school.
South Korea has traditional sports of its own, as well as sports from different cultures and countries.
Starfield COEX Mall (formerly known as COEX Mall), containing COnvention centers, EXhibition halls and many malls, is an underground shopping mall in Gangnam-gu Seoul, South Korea.
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU or simply Seongdae, Hangul: 성균관대학교; hanja: 成均館大學校) is a prestigious private comprehensive research university in South Korea.
The Suseo–Pyeongtaek high-speed railway or Super Rapid Train (SRT) (formerly known as the Suseo HSR or Metropolitan Area HSR) is a high-speed railway from Suseo in southeast Seoul to a junction with the existing Gyeongbu high-speed railway in South Korea.
Suseo Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 3 and Bundang Line.
Taekwondo (from Korean 태권도, 跆拳道) is a Korean martial art, characterised by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping and spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques.
Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").
Taipei Songshan Airport is a mid-size commercial airport and military airbase located in Songshan, Taipei, Taiwan.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
Tancheon, a tributary of Seoul's Han River, is a stream beginning in the city of Yongin in Gyeonggi-do and flowing through Seongnam and then between the districts of Songpa-gu and Gangnam-gu in Seoul before entering flowing into the Han River.
Tapgol Park, formerly Pagoda Park, is a small (19,599 m²/23,440 yd²/4.84 acre) public park located at 97 Jongno (street), Seoul, South Korea.
Tashkent (Toshkent, Тошкент, تاشكېنت,; Ташкент) is the capital and largest city of Uzbekistan, as well as the most populated city in Central Asia with a population in 2012 of 2,309,300.
Teheranno (alternatively Teheran-ro, translation "Tehran Boulevard") is a street in the Gangnam district of Seoul, South Korea.
Tehran (تهران) is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province.
The Eight Gates of Seoul are eight historical gates that were located in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, South Korea, which surrounded the city in the Joseon Dynasty.
The Korea Times is the oldest of three English-language newspapers published daily in South Korea.
The concept of the Three Kingdoms of Korea refers to the three kingdoms of Baekje (백제), Silla (신라) and Goguryeo (고구려).
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Times Square is a shopping mall in Seoul, South Korea.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
Tteok Museum is a museum located in Waryong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
Ulaanbaatar, formerly anglicised as Ulan Bator (Улаанбаатар,, Ulaγanbaγatur, literally "Red Hero"), is the capital and largest city of Mongolia. The city is not part of any aimag (province), and its population was over 1.3 million, almost half of the country's total population. Located in north central Mongolia, the municipality lies at an elevation of about in a valley on the Tuul River. It is the country's cultural, industrial and financial heart, the centre of Mongolia's road network and connected by rail to both the Trans-Siberian Railway in Russia and the Chinese railway system. The city was founded in 1639 as a nomadic Buddhist monastic centre. In 1778, it settled permanently at its present location, the junction of the Tuul and Selbe rivers. Before that, it changed location twenty-eight times, with each location being chosen ceremonially. In the twentieth century, Ulaanbaatar grew into a major manufacturing center. Ulaanbaatar is a member of the Asian Network of Major Cities 21. The city's official website lists Moscow, Hohhot, Seoul, Sapporo and Denver as sister cities.
Ultra Music Festival is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that takes place during March in the city of Miami, Florida.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
Unhyeon Palace, also known as Unhyeongung Royal Residence, is a former Korean royal residence located at 114-10 Unni-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea.
The Union of International Associations (UIA) is a non-profit non-governmental research institute and documentation center based in Brussels, Belgium, and operating under United Nations mandate.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The University of Seoul (UOS) (Korean: 서울시립대학교) is a public university located in Seoul, Korea.
An urban heat island (UHI) is an urban area or metropolitan area that is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas due to human activities.
Urban rail transit is an all-encompassing term for various types of local rail systems providing passenger service within and around urban or suburban areas.
Urban sprawl or suburban sprawl describes the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and usually car-dependent communities, in a process called suburbanization.
Uzbekistan, officially also the Republic of Uzbekistan (Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi), is a doubly landlocked Central Asian Sovereign state.
The V-League is a South Korean club volleyball competition.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
Vodka (wódka, водка) is a distilled beverage composed primarily of water and ethanol, but sometimes with traces of impurities and flavorings.
Wall Street is an eight-block-long street running roughly northwest to southeast from Broadway to South Street, at the East River, in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City.
War Memorial of Korea is located in Yongsan-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Wi-Fi or WiFi is technology for radio wireless local area networking of devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.
Wiryeseong was the name of two early capitals of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.
The WK League (Hangul:WK리그) is a professional women's football league, run by the Korea Football Association (KFA) and the Korea Women's Football Federation (KWFF), which represents the sport's highest level in South Korea.
Wongaksa Pagoda is a twelve metre high ten storey marble pagoda in the center of Seoul, South Korea.
Wongudan Altar, located in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea, was built in 1897 to serve as a site for the performance of the rite of heaven.
Woo Sang-ho (born 7 December 1992) is a South Korean footballer who plays as midfielder for FC Gifu.
Woo Won-shik (born 18 September 1957) is a South Korean politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea, who has been a member of the National Assembly for Nowon, Seoul, since 2012.
The World Design Capital (WDC) is a city promotion project by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design to recognize and award accomplishments made by cities around the world in the field of design.
The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World Taekwondo, called the World Taekwondo Federation until June 2017, is the international federation governing the sport of taekwondo and is a member of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF).
World Trade Center Seoul (WTC Seoul), commonly known as the COEX, is a building complex centered on the COEX Convention & Exhibition Center on Teheranno in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu district of Seoul.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Worldwide Centers of Commerce Index is an index of the world's cities by MasterCard.
Yangcheon District (Yangcheon-gu) is a gu, or district, of Seoul, South Korea, located on the southwest side of the Han River.
The Yellow Sea or West Sea is located between China and Korea.
Yeongdeungpo District (Yeongdeungpo-gu) is an administrative district in southwest Seoul, South Korea.
Yeongdeungpo Station (Station 139) is a ground-level railway station in Seoul, South Korea.
Yeongjong Island is an island off the west coast of the city of Incheon, South Korea, which contains Incheon International Airport as well as small villages, farms, and beaches.
Yeouido (Hangul: 여의도, Yoi Island or Yeoui Island) is a large island on the Han River in Seoul, South Korea.
Yoido Full Gospel Church is a Pentecostal church affiliated with the Assemblies of God on Yeouido (Yoi Island) in Seoul, South Korea.
Yongsan District (Yongsan-gu) is a district of Seoul, South Korea.
Yongsan Electronics Market is a retail area in Seoul, South Korea.
Yongsan station is a major railway station in Seoul, South Korea.
Yonsei University is a private research university in Seoul, South Korea.
Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid (زها حديد Zahā Ḥadīd; 31 October 1950 – 31 March 2016) was an Iraqi-British architect.
The 10th Asian Games were held from September 20, 1986 to October 5, 1986, in Seoul, South Korea.
The 1988 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad (Korean), were an international multi-sport event celebrated from 17 September to 2 October 1988 in Seoul, South Korea.
The 1988 Summer Paralympics, were the first Paralympics in 24 years to take place in the same city as the Olympic Games.
The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the 17th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA.
The 2010 G20 Seoul Summit was the fifth meeting of the G20 heads of government/heads of state, to discuss the global financial system and the world economy,Cho Jin-seo.
35 mm film (millimeter) is the film gauge most commonly used for motion pictures and chemical still photography (see 135 film).
The 63 Building (Korean: 63 빌딩 or 육삼 빌딩), officially called 63 SQUARE (formerly Hanhwa 63 City), is a skyscraper on Yeouido island, overlooking the Han River in Seoul, South Korea.
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