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Seoul

Seoul

About Seoul

10,581,728 in city
20,982,273 in metro
616 km² (238 mi²)
111 m
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is one of the world's most populated cities with over 10 million and a metropolitan population twice that large. The city's skyscrapers are divided into many clusters, spread amongst the main business and residential districts. The traditional central business district, known as Chongro-gu, contains many mid-rise office towers and embassies. Youido, a small island in the Han River, contains many mid-rise headquarters for financial institutions.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
17,360 All Buildings
17,150
existing
7
under construction
18
planned
37
unbuilt
148
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Lotte World Tower 1,819 ft 2017
2 Three IFC Office Tower 915 ft 2012
3 Tower Palace Three, Tower G 865 ft 2004
4 Mok-dong Hyperion I, Tower A 840 ft 2003
5 KLI 63 Building 817 ft 1985