Cairo and Seoul are the capital of Egypt and South Korea. Cario is the biggest commercial center of Egypt and the largest city in Africa whereas Seoul is the biggest commercial center and city of South Korea. This report will compare and contrast some of the population, physical, and climate features of the two cities.
The population of the cities differ greatly in size and there is a slight difference in their composition. Firstly, Cario has just over 6.8 million people, whereas Seoul has about 10.3 million people. Secondly, in the both cities the majority of the people are of native descent. In fact, Cairo has 95% of Egypitian descent, about 5% of them are refugees from Sudan and surrounding African countries. On the other hand, Seoul’s population is nearly all Korean.
However, there are some differences and similarities between two cities. Firstly, the locations of Cairo and Seoul have similar physical features. Both are inland cities built on the broad river valleys. Cairo is built on the banks of the Nile River, about 15 kms south of the Nile Delta. Similarly, Seoul is built on the banks of the Han River, about 3 kms from the Port of Inchon. While an obvious difference is their size. Seoul is much bigger than Cairo. In fact, Seoul occupies 627 sq km, it runs along north-western South Korea. Whereas Cairo is smaller, it is about 215 sq km and it runs along north-eastern Egypt.
Finally, there is a much difference in climate. Seoul has a continental weather. For example, it is warm in summer and cold in winter, the temperature ranges from -3 to 25 C and it has an annual rainfall of 130 cm per year. While, Cairo has a desert climate. For instance, summer is hot and winter is dry, the temperature ranges from 19 to 35 C and it has an annual rainfall of 2.5 cm per year.