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Och'on-ni Destination Guide

Delve into Och'on-ni in North Korea!

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Och'on-ni in the region of P'yŏngyang-si is a place located in North Korea close to Pyongyang, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Och'on-ni

Local time in Och'on-ni is now 01:10 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Incheon or Kae-dongne. While being here, you might want to check out as well. We discovered 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

13°C / 55 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 63%
Air Pressure 1016.5 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 20th of March 2019
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 12°C (54 °F)
Night: 7°C (45 °F)
Thursday, 21st of March 2019
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: -1°C (31 °F)
Friday, 22nd of March 2019
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 5°C (41 °F)
Night: -1°C (31 °F)


Propaganda car in Pyongyang (DPRK)

00:34 min ( August 05, 2011 by nilov71)
Views: 16,047 - Rating: 4.75/5

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 renovating...

North Korea - Secrets Revealed

43:04 min ( November 03, 2012 by Alun Hill)
Views: 73,713 - Rating: 4.29478/5

A 45 minute tour of North Korea, before filming restrictions were lifted. As recently as 2011, all tourism was very carefully controlled. Now, visas, travel and filming are no more restrictive than in...

North Koreans wept over Kim Jong-il's de...

03:18 min ( December 19, 2011 by 154media)
Views: 5,020 - Rating: 4.29412/5

SEOUL (Reuters) - Few national leaders die these days with no one outside their country knowing about it. For more than 48 hours. Not even a mention on Twitter. Yet apparently no one, including South ...

Pyongyang roller coaster of death

02:51 min ( December 03, 2009 by Lindsay Fincher)
Views: 29,933 - Rating: 0/5

Riding the roller coaster at the Mangyongdae Fun Fair in Pyongyang, North Korea

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Interesting facts about this location

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 39.03, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 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

Pyongyang TV Tower

Pyongyang TV Tower is a free-standing concrete TV tower with an observation deck and a panorama restaurant at a height of 150 metres in Pyongyang, North Korea. It was built in April 1967 for enhancing the broadcasting area, which was very poor at the time, and because of the start of color TV broadcasts. It is mostly used for tourism. The Pyongyang TV Tower is heavily based on the design of the Ostankino Tower in Moscow, which was built at the same time.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.03, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Towers in North Korea

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.

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Located at 39.03, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Education in Pyongyang, Educational institutions established in 1946, Kim Il-sung, Universities in North Korea

Juche Tower

The Juche Tower (officially the Tower of the Juche Idea) is a monument in Pyongyang, North Korea. The tower is named after the principle of Juche, developed by Kim Il Sung as a blend of autarky, self-reliance, nationalism, Korean traditionalism, and Marxism-Leninism. Completed in 1982, it is sited on the eastern bank of the River Taedong, directly opposite Kim Il Sung Square which is situated on the other side of the river. It was made to commemorate Kim Il Sung's 70th birthday.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.03, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1982, Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Monuments and memorials in North Korea, National symbols of North Korea, Towers in North Korea, Visitor attractions in Pyongyang

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.

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Located at 39.03, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Government of North Korea, National legislatures, Parliaments by country, Supreme People's Assembly, Unicameral legislatures