These new Seoulites include people recognized for their charitable work, cultural contributions like books and music and more.
At the award ceremony on Wednesday, officials said the winners had done a great deal to connect Seoul with their home countries and increased awareness of multicultural families.
Mayor Park Won-soon said, Seoul will continue to work to improve foreign residents’ livelihoods.
Seoul has awarded honorary citizenship to non-Koreans every year since 1958.
So far, 8-hundred-53 foreigners from almost a hundred countries have got the honor.