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The capital and largest city of South Korea, in the northwest part of the country east of Incheon. Historically the capital of all of Korea, it became South Korea's capital after the partitioning of the peninsula in 1948 and was twice occupied by Communist forces during the Korean War.x
The capital is the inland city of Seoul, with a population of nearly 200,000.
Of Seoul, with a population of 60,000.
There are also mints at Osaka, Bangkok and Teheran, and the Seoul mint was at work in 1904.
Under Japanese auspices a railway from Chemulpo to Seoul was completed in 1900.
He revived the name Ch'ao-Hsien, changed the capital from Song-do to Seoul, organized an administrative system, which with some modifications continued till 1895, and exists partially still, carried out vigorous reforms, disestablished Buddhism, made merit in Chinese literary examinations the basis of appointment to office, made Confucianism the state religion, abolished human sacrifices and the burying of old men alive, and introduced that Confucian system of education, polity, and social order which has dominated Korea for five centuries.