Korean Submitted Place Names
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
SEOUL (Settlement) Korean, English
Derived from the Korean word seo'ul
meaning "capital city", which is thought to be from the word 서라벌 (Seorabeol)
which is referring to the old capital of Silla, Gyeongju. The city was formerly called: Wirye-seong
, and Gyeongsyeong