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Type Settlement
Scripts 서울(Korean Hangul)
Pronounced Pron. /sʰʌ̹uɭ/(Korean) /ˈsoʊl/(English) /ˈsəʊl/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Means "capital" in Korean, probably derived from Sillan 서라벌 (Seorabeol), the name of the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla (which is now the present-day city of Gyeongju). This is the name of the capital city of South Korea.
Added 7/21/2016 by HL
Edited 9/25/2021 by Lucille, HL and Mike C

See Also

User submission Séoul