Seongnam

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Seongnam
성남
城南
Municipal Ceety
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 성남시
 • Hanja 城南市
 • Revised Romanization Seongnam-si
 • McCune-Reischauer Sŏngnam-si
Bundang destrict o Seongnam
Kintra  Sooth Korea
Region Sudogwon
Admeenistrative diveesions 3 gu, 44 dong
Area
 • Total 141.70 km2 (54.71 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 981,390
 • Density 6,925.8/km2 (17,938/sq mi)
 • Dialect Seoul

Seongnam is the seicond lairgest ceety in Sooth Korea's Gyeonggi-do efter Suwon an the 9t lairgest ceety in the kintra, wi a population o nearly 1 million. The lairgely residential ceety is locatit immediately sooth o Seoul an belangs tae the Seoul Naitional Caipital Aurie.

Seongnam, the first planned ceety in Korea's history, wis conceived durin the era o preses Park Chung-hee for the purpose o industrializin the naition bi concentratin electronic, textile, an petrochemical facilities thare durin the 70's an 80's. The ceety featured a netwirk o roads, tae Seoul an ither major ceeties, frae the early 70's on. The day, Seongnam haes merged wi the metropolitan netwirk o Seoul. Bundang, ane o destricts in Seongnam, wis developed in the 1990's.

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