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With financial and investment support, Sejong will attract corporations from across the globe. Sejong is 2 hours away from South Korea’s major cities and close to airports and ports that connect it to the world. With green space (nearly five times mores than New York City) and a forward thinking energy policy, Sejong will be one of the world’s greenest cities-both literally and figuratively.


To build Sejong, the South Korean government established a new government agency, the Multifunctional Administrative City Construction Agency (MACCA) in 2006. Later in 2010, the National Assembly passed a bill allowing establishment of the autonomous city government by 2012. The first residential area in Sejong will be completed by the end of 2011, and the federal ministries and offices will relocate to Sejong between 2012 and 2014. Sejong’s population is expected to reach 500,000 by 2030.

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The City is named after King Sejong who profoundly impacted Korean history with the introduction of Hangul, the alphabet system of the Korean language and technological advances during his reign in the 15th century.