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Pyongyang (/ˈpjɒŋˈjæŋ/; (Chosŏn'gŭl: 평양; hancha: 平壤), Korean pronunciation: [pʰjʌŋjaŋ], literally: "Flat Land" or "Peaceful Land", approved: P’yŏngyang; several variants) is the capital of North Korea and the largest city in the country. Pyongyang is located on the Taedong River and, according to preliminary results from the 2008 population census, has a population of 3,255,388. The city was split from the South Pyongan province in 1946.

Population: 3,222,000

Latitude: 39° 02' 1.86" N
Longitude: 125° 45' 15.55" E

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  • Ryugyong Hotel

    The Ryugyong Hotel (Korean: 류경호텔) (sometimes anglicised as Ryu-Gyong Hotel or Yu-Kyung Hotel) is a 105-story pyramid-shaped skyscraper under construction in Pyongyang, North Korea. Its name ("capital of willows") is also one of the historical names …

  • USS Pueblo (AGER-2)

    USS Pueblo (AGER-2) is an American electronic intelligence (ELINT) and signals intelligence (SIGINT) ship attached to Navy intelligence, which was attacked and captured by North Korean forces on 23 January 1968, in what is known as the Pueblo incide…

  • Kumsusan Palace of the Sun

    Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, formerly the Kumsusan Memorial Palace, and sometimes referred to as the Kim Il-sung Mausoleum, is a building near the northeast corner of the city of Pyongyang that serves as the mausoleum for Kim Il-sung, the founder and…

  • Kim Il-sung University

    Kim Il-sung University, founded on 1 October 1946, is the first university built in North Korea. It is located on a 15 hectare campus in Pyongyang, the nation's capital. Along with the main academic buildings, the campus contains 10 separate offices…

  • Arirang Festival

    The Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance Arirang (Chosŏn'gŭl: 아리랑 축제, Hancha: 아리랑 祝祭), also known as the Arirang Mass Games, or the Arirang Festival is a gymnastics and artistic festival held in the Rungnado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, N…

  • Juche Tower

    The Juche Tower (more formally, Tower of the Juche Idea) is a monument in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, named after the ideology of Juche introduced by its first leader Kim Il-sung.

  • Arch of Triumph (Pyongyang)

    The Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang (Korean: 개선문) was built to commemorate the Korean resistance to Japan from 1925 to 1945. It is the second tallest triumphal arch in the world, after Monumento a la Revolución in Mexico, standing 60 m (197 ft) high an…

  • Koryo Hotel

    The Koryo Hotel is the second largest operating hotel in North Korea, the largest being the Yanggakdo Hotel. The twin-towered building is 143 metres (469 ft) tall and contains 43 stories.

  • Ongnyugwan

    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" sinc…

  • Kim Il-sung Square

    Kim Il-sung Square is a large city square in the center of Pyongyang, DPRK (North Korea), and is named after the country's founding leader, Kim Il-sung. Opened in August 1954, the square is located on the west bank of the Taedong River, directly opp…

  • Complex of Goguryeo Tombs

    The Complex of Goguryeo Tombs (Complex of Koguryo Tombs) lie in North Korea. In July 2004, they became the first UNESCO World Heritage site in the country. The site consists of 30 individual tombs from the later Goguryeo kingdom, one of Three Kingdo…