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P'yongsong Destination Guide

Discover P'yongsong in North Korea!

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P'yongsong in the region of P'yŏngan-namdo is a place located in North Korea - some 16 mi (or 26 km) North-East of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

Interactive map of P'yongsong

Local time in P'yongsong is now 10:14 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, Yongsong or Shenyang. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

17°C / 62 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1018.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 16th of October 2018
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Few clouds Day: 15°C (58 °F)
Night: 2°C (35 °F)
Wednesday, 17th of October 2018
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 11°C (52 °F)
Night: 3°C (38 °F)
Thursday, 18th of October 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 13°C (56 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)


North Korea - Friendship Exhibition (DPR...

04:13 min ( November 26, 2012 by nilov71)
Views: 99 - Rating: 5/5

We went 170 km from Pyongyang to the Myohyangsan mountain, to see the International Friendship Exhibition. The exhibition showed all the gifts that the President Kim Il Sung and the Dear Leader Kim Ju...

Greetings from Pyongyang (DPRK)

03:57 min ( February 11, 2012 by nilov71)
Views: 305 - Rating: 5/5

Slide show, don´t miss the picture at 2:48! I also recommend: "Morning siren in Pyongyang" "North Korea - Visit to the DMZ" Pictures taken between 26/7-2/8 2011


01:32 min ( September 08, 2010 by MyRAWTV)
Views: 1,028 - Rating: 5/5

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)

Pyongyang Traffic Cop

00:40 min ( August 28, 2006 by admal)
Views: 210,374 - Rating: 4.49419/5

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Interesting facts about this location


P'yŏngsŏng is a city in North Korea, the capital city of the province South Pyongan in western North Korea. The city is located about 32 kilometres northeast of Pyongyang, and was formally established in December 1969. It has a population over 100,000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.25, 125.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cities in South Pyongan

Pyongyang Sunan International Airport

Pyongyang Sunan International Airport is the main airport serving Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. It is located in the city's Sunan-guyŏk district, 24 kilometres from the city's centre. The airport has two runways, the larger of which (01/19) is in use while the second runway (17/35) is closed. Its hours of operation are from 06:00 to 22:00 in the summer and 07:00 to 21:00 in the winter. The airport is the main hub for the national flag carrier, Air Koryo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.25, 125.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Airports in North Korea, Transport in Pyongyang

Mausoleum of Tangun

The Mausoleum of Dangun is ancient burial site in Kangdong near Pyongyang, North Korea. It is claimed by North Korea to be the tomb of Dangun, legendary founder of Gojoseon, the first Korean kingdom. The Mausoleum was extensively restored in 1994. The complex occupies about 1.8 km² (.70 mi²) on the slope of Mount Taebaek (대박산). The complex is divided into three major sections: restoration work area, stone statue area, and the burial site.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.25, 125.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in North Korea, Gojoseon, Korean mythology, Mausoleums

Kim Il-sung University

Kim Il-sung University, founded on October 1, 1946, is the first university built in North Korea. It is located on a 37-acre campus in Pyongyang, the nation's capital. Along with the main academic buildings, the campus contains 10 separate offices, 50 laboratories, libraries, museums, a printing press, a R&D center, dormitories, and a hospital. During the Korean War the university was located at Baeksong-ri under Mt. Jamo in Suncheon-gun, which was far from the center of the city.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.25, 125.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Education in Pyongyang, Educational institutions established in 1946, Kim Il-sung, Universities in North Korea

Rungnado May Day Stadium

The Rŭngnado May First Stadium, or May Day Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, completed on May 1, 1989. It is regarded as the largest stadium in the world by capacity which is followed by Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata,India.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.25, 125.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:1989 establishments in North Korea, Athletics (track and field) venues in North Korea, Event venues established in 1989, Football venues in North Korea, Multi-purpose stadiums in North Korea, National stadiums, Sports venues completed in 1989, Sports venues in Pyongyang

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