Taedong Destination Guide
Discover Taedong in North Korea!
Taedong in the region of P'yŏngan-namdo is a town located in North Korea - some 12 mi (or 19 km) West of Pyongyang, the country's capital.
Local time in Taedong is now 12:45 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Incheon or Saebangsong. When in this area, you might want to check out Wibang-ni, Tokchang-dong, Tang-gol, Taedong, Taebosal-li and P'alch'ong-ni as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
|Morning Temperature||-10°C / 14 °F|
|Evening Temperature||3°C / 37 °F|
|Night Temperature||-7°C / 19 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1022.3 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light snow|
Thursday, 21st of February 2019Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Day: 5°C (41 °F)
Night: -9°C (15 °F)
Friday, 22nd of February 2019Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Day: 10°C (49 °F)
Night: -0°C (32 °F)
Saturday, 23rd of February 2019Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: -5°C (23 °F)
Performance at the Mangyongdae School Ch...
Performance at the Mangyongdae School Children's Palace in Pyongyang, DPRK. Be sure to keep watching for the big solo @2:30... (April 14th 2010)
Performance at the Mangyongdae School Ch...
Performance at the Mangyongdae School Children's Palace in Pyongyang, DPRK (April 14th 2010)
Music at the Mangyongdae School Children...
Children practicing music at the Mangyongdae School Children's Palace in Pyongyang, DPRK (April 14th 2010)
Hibernians North Korea 2008 Tour
Hibernians Football Club (Singapore) tour of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) - 2008
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Interesting facts about this location
The Koryo Hotel is the second largest operating hotel in North Korea. The twin-towered building is 143 metres (469 ft) tall and contains 43 stories. Erected in 1985 under the scrutiny of Kim Il-sung, it was intended to "showcase the glory and strength of the DPRK. " The hotel's extravagance is exemplified by its entryway, which consists of a 9-metre (30 ft) wide jade dragon's mouth that leads into an expansive lobby dominated by a mosaic of North Korean cultural symbols.
USS Pueblo (AGER-2)
USS Pueblo (AGER-2) is an American ELINT and SIGINT Banner-class technical research ship (Navy intelligence) which was boarded and captured by North Korean forces on 23 January 1968, in what is known as the Pueblo incident or alternatively as the Pueblo crisis or the Pueblo affair. The capture, less than a week after President Lyndon B.
Located at 39.08, 125.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
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.
The Chongnyon Hotel is a Class 'A' hotel located in P'yongyang, the capital city of North Korea. It has 30 floors, and opened in 1989. It is located at Chongchun (Youth) Street, Mangyongdae district, at the junction of Chongchun Street and Kwangbok (Liberation) Street.
The Taedong River is a large river in North Korea. It rises in the Rangrim Mountains of the country's north. It then flows southwest into Korea Bay at Namp'o. In between, it runs through the country's capital, Pyongyang. Along the river are landmarks such as the Juche Tower and Kim Il-sung Square. The river has a length of 439 kilometers and is generally deep. It is the fifth longest river on the Korean peninsula and the second longest in North Korea.
Located at 39.08, 125.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.