Seoul, South Korea

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Seoul, South Korea

  1. 1. Seoul, South Korea <ul><li>Edited by Tommy </li></ul>
  2. 2. Historical Factors <ul><li>The capital city of South Korea was called Hanyang before Seoul </li></ul><ul><li>Seoul was the first city to have electricity, trolley cars, water, telephone and telegraph </li></ul><ul><li>The name of the capital city changed into Seoul after the World War 2 </li></ul><ul><li>There were 3 kingdoms and each were called Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla </li></ul><ul><li>Josoen Dynasty’s king Yi SongGye decided to build his capital where now Seoul is </li></ul>
  3. 3. Environmental Facts <ul><li>Average January temperatures is - 2.5°C (27.5°F) </li></ul><ul><li>Average July temperatures is 25°C (77°F) </li></ul><ul><li>Air pollution particularly in major cities </li></ul><ul><li>Water pollution by acid rain and drifting net fishing </li></ul>
  4. 4. Statistical Information <ul><li>The population of Seoul is about 10316000 </li></ul><ul><li>Seoul has an area of 605.39km2 </li></ul><ul><li>Seoul is in the southwest of South Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Seoul is the safest place to travel in with its low crime rate </li></ul><ul><li>Official language is Korean </li></ul>
  5. 5. The map of Seoul
  6. 6. Resources <ul><li>&quot;The capital of Korea.&quot; Korea's Capital Seoul. Web. 19 Jan 2010. <http://user.chollian.net/~jis0523/korea-seoul.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;History of Korea.&quot; Web. 19 Jan 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Korea>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;What is Seoul?.&quot; Web. 20 Jan 2010. <http://ipedia.net/what+is+seoul>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Seoul, South Korea.&quot; Web. 20 Jan 2010. <http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/seoul/seoul.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Environment of Seoul.&quot; Web. 20 Jan 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environment_of_South_Korea#Pollution_and_climate_change> </li></ul>

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