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세종특별자치시

the administrative capital
of Korea with
infinite growth potentialSejong
SEJONG CITY

We invite you to the administrative capital of Korea

and a cradle of global enterprises with world-class competitiveness!

Sejong is a growing city!

Since being founded in 2012, Sejong has been achieving remarkable growth.
With your keen investment insight, choose Sejong, a young and dynamic city!

  • Legal StatusA special self-governing city running directly under the central government

    (founded on July 1, 2012)

  • Area465㎢

    The heart of Korea (can get to any major city in the country within around 2 hours)

  • LocationLocated in the heart of Korea

    Can get to any major city in the country within around 2 hours

  • Average Annual Temperature 14 ℃
  • Administrative Division1 eup, 9 myeons and 9 dongs
  • Number of Businesses10,484(2017)
  • Number of Administrative Agencies40(Jan. 2019)

    Phase 4 of the relocation project complete, relation of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety in Feb. 2019
    2012: 15 agencies → 2017: 40 agencies

  • Number of HouseholdsApprox. 100,000(2018)

    2012: 42,000 households → 2018: approx. 100,000 households

  • Population Approx. 320,000(2012: 100,000 → 2019: approx. 320,000)

    The highest population growth rate and birth rate in Korea

Sejong is a robust city!

The power behind Sejong is the fact that it is the administrative center and located in the heart of Korea.
If you have been looking for a place with a robust business environment to invest in, Sejong is the answer.

The de facto administrative capital of Korea

40 central administrative agencies and 15 national R&D institutes have relocated to Sejong

Central location and transportation and logistics hub
  • Access to all the major cities across the country within 2 hours
  • Seoul-Sejong Expressway (set to open in 2024; 70-min drive)
International Science Business Belt Zone

Construction of the Science Biz (SB) Plaza, promotion the functional zone hub, and creation of synergistic effects with Daejeon

Fast and accurate administrative services

Less time required for administrative procedures thanks to simultaneous handling of basic and broad-area affairs

Sejong is smart!
Pilot Smart City (energy and transportation fields)
Pilot Smart City (energy and transportation fields)
  • Implementation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and services
  • Plans include autonomous public transportation, a smart education system, particulate matter (PM) concentration monitoring services, Innovative Startup Zone, Zero Energy Complex, etc.
  • Selected as one of the world’s five pilot cities for an international smart city certification (March 2018)
World-Class Education, Culture, Welfare and Healthcare Infrastructure
World-Class Education, Culture, Welfare and Healthcare Infrastructure

Plans to establish a national library, art center, national museum complex, presidential archive, Sejong Hosu (Lake) Park, national arboretum, and large-scale healthcare facilities