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Pyongyang. Pyongyang, or P'yŏngyang ( UK: /ˌpjɒŋˈjæŋ/, US: /ˌpjʌŋˈjɑːŋ/; Korean pronunciation: [pʰjʌŋ.jaŋ] ), is the capital and largest city of North Korea . Pyongyang is located on the Taedong River about 109 kilometres (68 mi) upstream from its mouth on the Yellow Sea. According to the 2008 population census,...
North Korea’s capital, with its water parks and new buildings, coddles the elite. In the capital for the first time since 2008, a visitor finds BMWs, Audis and glittering new apartment towers. In the capital for the first time since 2008, a visitor finds BMWs, Audis and glittering new apartment towers.
The Pyonghattan project: how North Korea's capital is transforming into a 'socialist fairyland'. At its heart is the Dolphinarium, a building shaped like a big white whale, where Chinese dolphins perform somersaults on demand, leaping from a pool of saltwater that was pumped here along a 100km pipeline.
Inside the Hermit Kingdom: Pyongyang. The 150-meter Tower of the Juche Idea was erected on April 15, 1982, on the occasion of the 70th birthday of the North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung. The body of the tower is faced with 70 granite slabs, one for each year of Kim Il-sung's life up to that time. See actual photo.
Capital Facts for Pyongyang, North Korea: Quick Reference. Pyongyang lies on a flat plain approximately 31 miles (50 kilometers) east of Korea Bay, and is located in the west-central part of North Korea (formally named the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea). Pyongyang occupies a land area measuring 68 square miles (176 square kilometers),...
Photographer Aram Pan has created a 360-degree panoramic image of Pyongyang, the capital city of hermit kingdom North Korea. The building in the centre of the square is the Grand People’s Study House, a national library. The bridge after it is called the Okryu Bridge facing a fork in the river and is one of six bridges across the Taegong. The bridge in the distance is the Rungra bridge.
NORTH Korea launches a devastating attack on the US Capitol to spark World War Three in a terrifying propaganda film.
"The first word that comes to mind would be eerie," Olivier says of the general atmosphere in Pyongyang, North Korea.
Rare Look Inside North Korea's Capital City Explore the North Korean capital of Pyongyang in this intriguing time-lapse of a city rarely seen by foreigners. Escorted by British-based company Koryo Tours, filmmakers Rob Whitworth and JT Singh offer up typical scenes of daily life in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
Ryugyong Hotel. Construction began in 1987 but was halted in 1992 as North Korea entered a period of economic crisis after the fall of the Soviet Union. After 1992 the building stood topped out, but without any windows or interior fittings. In 2008 construction resumed, and the exterior was completed in 2011.