Pyongyang
in Pyongyang, North Korea

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
39.034 and 125.754 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 39° 2' 1" and E 125° 45' 15"
Currency and Currency Code:
Won - KPW
Spoken languages:
Korean
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:27 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Pyongyang
UTC/GMT offset: 9 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:44 am and 5:14 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-37.165 and -56.891 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Carilo
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for North Korea in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 4,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to North Korea.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning North Korea. Last Update: 2019-12-09 07:22:40

Touring Pyongyang

Pyongyang in Pyongyang with it's 3,222,000 residents is a town located in North Korea. It's the capital of this country.

Time in Pyongyang is now 03:27 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Pyongyang with an UTC offset of 9 hours. We know of 7 airports nearby Pyongyang, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in North Korea is Sunan International Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 22 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in North Korea is Complex of Koguryo Tombs in a distance of 22 mi (or 35 km), South-West.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: P'yongsong, Namp'o, Sariwon, Chaeryong-up and Haeju. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 6°C / 43 °F

Morning Temperature 0°C / 33 °F
Evening Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Night Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 11th of December 2019

5°C (41 °F)
-2°C (28 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 12th of December 2019

-1°C (31 °F)
-3°C (26 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 13th of December 2019

4°C (39 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

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PYONGYANG METRO - Die U-Bahn in Pyongyang (23.04.2014)

Published: May 07, 2014
Length: 18:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: KT4Dani

Im April 2014 besuchte ich zum zweitenmal die Volksrepublik Korea (Individualtourist - KEINE der zeitnahen Gruppenreisen!) und schaute erneut in das tiefstgelegende U-Bahnsystem der Welt. Es...


Pyongyang en trois minutes

Published: July 21, 2013
Length: 22:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rémy Jungen

Petite introduction de ma visite à Pyongyang.


Propaganda car in Pyongyang (DPRK)

Published: August 05, 2011
Length: 59:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: nilov71

This was captured in the middle of the day in central Pyongyang. According to our guide, the propaganda car urged everyone to work harder to fullfill the wishes of the dear leader. They are...


2013 走進平壤地鐵 Pyongyang Metro 평양 지하철, 朝鮮 North Korea

Published: September 05, 2013
Length: 35:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tony Law

2013-08-25 平壤地鐵, 全球最深地鐵之一, 此次由千里馬線復興站坐到榮光站, 北韓只對遊客開放此兩站... 全程由導遊帶領.. 站外不許拍照Chŏllima...


Air Koryo Il-18D - Approach & Landing Rwy 19 at Pyongyang Sunan Int'l (FNJ), North Korea

Published: August 14, 2012
Length: 53:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Loran

Ilyushin Il-18D / P-835 Air Koryo / JS5106 Departure: Sondok Air Base (DSO), DPRK (Rwy 20) Arrival: Pyongyang Sunan Int'l Airport (FNJ), DPRK (Rwy 19) Date: 20th July 2012 / Seat: 16A -------------...


17th Pyongyang Spring International Trade Fair opens

Published: May 19, 2014
Length: 07:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Martyn Williams

The 17th Pyongyang Spring International Trade Fair opened on May 12, 2014.


DPRK: Doing the timewarp: Day 1 Nickgibson's photos around Pyongyang, Korea Dem Peoples Rep

Published: December 19, 2010
Length: 25:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Nickgibson's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/nickgibson/asiapac06-07/1160029320/tpod.html This blog preview was made by...


Pyongyang Steamboat No. 1 Restaurant

Published: May 26, 2012
Length: 35:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ken Ramage

A 1 minute view inside the Pyongyang Steamboat Number 1 Restaurant at night. A German Dresden model "copy" steamship built for Kim Il Sung which in the evening "sails" a short distance down...


Pyongyang celebra con desfile militar fin de la Guerra de Corea

Published: July 26, 2013
Length: 48:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: teleSUR tv

El Ejército de Corea del Norte ha movilizado equipos y tropas para celebrar un desfile multitudinario con motivo del 60 aniversario del final de la Guerra de Corea, las ceremonias conmemorativas...


Pyongyang (North Korea) Circus with clowns blowing up the world with a Nuclear Weapon

Published: May 05, 2014
Length: 23:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Luke Kenyon

Pyongyang (North Korea) Circus with clowns blowing up the world with a Nuclear Weapon on April 16th 2014. The clowns start out by entertaining the crowd with balloons on sticks, then they...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Supreme People's Assembly

The Supreme People's Assembly (Hangul: 최고 인민 회의) is the unicameral parliament of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly known as North Korea. It consists of one deputy from each of 687 constituencies, elected to five-year terms. North Korea is a single-party state with the Workers' Party of Korea in power. Although two other parties exist, they are completely subservient to the WPK, which is granted a monopoly of power under the constitution.

Located at 39.0286, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parliaments by country, Government of North Korea, Unicameral legislatures, Supreme People's Assembly, National legislatures

Liberation Monument

The Liberation Monument is a monument in Pyongyang, North Korea. It was built in 1947 to honour Red Army soldiers who took part in liberating Korea from Imperial Japanese occupation during the final stage of the Second World War. Soviet paratroopers took control of Pyongyang on August 24, 1945. The monument is composed of a stele surmounted by a five-pointed red star, with the entire structure attaining a height of 30 meters.

Located at 39.0351, 125.758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1947, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang

Kim Il-sung Stadium

Kim Il-sung Stadium is the name of a large association football stadium located in Pyongyang, the capital city of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Located at 39.0437, 125.758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues completed in 1969, Defunct baseball venues, Football venues in North Korea, National stadiums, Sports venues in Pyongyang, Kim Il-sung

Arch of Triumph (Pyongyang)

The Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang was built to commemorate the Korean resistance to Japan from 1925 to 1945. Built in 1982 on the Triumph Return Square at the foot of Moran Hill (모란봉) in the North Korean capital city of Pyongyang, the monument was built to honour and glorify President Kim Il-sung's role in the military resistance for Korean independence.

Located at 39.0444, 125.753 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1982, Terminating vistas, Triumphal arches, Monuments and memorials in North Korea, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang

Moranbong

Moranbong (Moran Hill) is located in the central part of Pyongyang, the capital of the North Korea. The hill is noted for its curious features and scenery, as well as its political significance. The hill is associated with the revolutionary history of President Kim Il-sung, leader Kim Jong Il and his wife Kim Jong Suk. At the foot of the hill Kim Il-sung in the 1940s allegedly gave a public speech after returning from exile. There are multiple monumental structures located on Moran Hill.

Located at 39.0403, 125.758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tourism in North Korea, Geography of Pyongyang

Battle of Pyongyang

The Battle of Pyongyang was the second major land battle of the First Sino-Japanese War. It took place on 15 September 1894 in Pyongyang, Korea between the forces of Meiji Japan and Qing China. It is sometimes referred to archaically in western sources as the “Battle of Ping-yang”.

Located at 39.0333, 125.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1894, Battles of the First Sino-Japanese War, 1894 in China, 1894 in Japan, 1894 in Korea

Ryongwang Pavilion

Ryongwang Pavilion is a scenic overlook located in the central district of Pyongyang, North Korea. Located on the bank of the Taedong River, the pavilion was first constructed during the Goguryeo dynasty as "Sansu Pavilion", and was part of the defenses of the walled city of Pyongyang (along with the nearby Taedong Gate and Pyongyang Bell. It is labeled as National Treasure #16 in North Korea.

Located at 39.0233, 125.757 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, National Treasures of North Korea

Sungnyong Hall

Sungryong Hall is a shrine dedicated to the founding kings of ancient Korea located in the center of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is listed as National Treasure #6.

Located at 39.0244, 125.751 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, National Treasures of North Korea

Okryugwan

Okryugwan or Okryu Restaurant is a restaurant in Pyongyang, North Korea, founded in 1960. North Korea analyst Andrei Lankov describes it as one of two restaurants—the other being Ch'ongryugwan—which have "defined the culinary life of Pyongyang" since the 1980s, and a "living museum of culinary art". The chief chef is Ra Suk-gyong.

Located at 39.0286, 125.758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Companies of North Korea, Restaurants in North Korea, Companies established in 1960, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Visitor attractions in Pyongyang

Okryu Bridge

Okryu Bridge, also spelled Ongnyu Bridge, is a bridge on the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea. Construction began in March 1958; the bridge was opened in August 1960. Located between the Rungra Bridge and Taedong Bridge, it is one of six Pyongyang bridges on the Taedong. It connects Chung-guyok on the Taedong's right (west) bank to Taedonggang-guyok on the left bank. The famous restaurant Okryugwan is near its right foot, while the Juche Tower is located just south of its left foot.

Located at 39.025, 125.761 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in North Korea, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Bridges completed in 1960

Rungna Bridge

The Rungna Bridge is a bridge in Pyongyang, North Korea, one of the city's six bridges on the Taedong River. Located between the Okryu Bridge to the south and Chongryu Bridge to the north, it connects Moranbong-guyok on the right (west) bank of the Taedong River with Taedonggang-guyok on the left bank, passing through Rungnado Island in the middle. It totals 1,070 metres in length. It was completed in 1988. An image of the bridge appeared on the reverse of 500-won banknotes from 1992.

Located at 39.0339, 125.765 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in North Korea, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Bridges completed in 1988

Rungnado

Rungna Islet is an islet in Pyongyang, North Korea, located in the middle of the Taedong River. Its total area is 1.3 square kilometres . The Chongryu Bridge on the north side and the Rungna Bridge on the south side connect the islet to the rest of Pyongyang. The islet is a good place to see some of the Eight Views of Pyongyang. Recreational facilities on the islet include the Rungnado May Day Stadium.

Located at 39.0339, 125.765 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of North Korea, Geography of Pyongyang

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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