Where is Gangnam?

Question: Where is Gangnam as mentioned in the song ‘Gangnam Style’?

Answer: Now made world famous by singer-dancer Psy, Gangnam District where he was born is part of South Korea’s Capital City, Seoul.

The literal translation of Gangnam from Korean is ‘South of the River’, the district is located on the south bank of the Han River which flows through Seoul.

Gangnam is a very exclusive, affluent neighborhood in Seoul which features high end entertainment, business and shopping areas.

The video for ‘Gangnam Style’ which went viral on YouTube in 2012 was filmed in various locations in Gangnam.

At the time of writing this, the video has now been viewed over 1.3 Billion times!