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Yokp'o-dong Destination Guide

Explore Yokp'o-dong in North Korea.

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Yokp'o-dong in the region of P'yŏngyang-si is a town in North Korea - some 8 mi (or 12 km) South of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Yokp'o-dong in North Korea

Current time in Yokp'o-dong is now 12:55 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Incheon or Yok-tong. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. 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

0°C / 33 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature -16°C / 4 °F
Evening Temperature -3°C / 27 °F
Night Temperature -12°C / 10 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1021.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Tuesday, 21st of November 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 2°C (35 °F)
Night: 0°C (32 °F)
Wednesday, 22nd of November 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 8°C (46 °F)
Night: -6°C (22 °F)
Thursday, 23rd of November 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: -0°C (31 °F)
Night: -10°C (14 °F)

Videos

A flight on Air Koryo - North Korea's Ai...

04:28 min ( October 02, 2009 by Ray Cunningham)
Views: 372,679 - Rating: 4.57761/5

Video from a flight on North Korea's airline

Pyongyang Airport (DPRK)

01:01 min ( February 25, 2012 by nilov71)
Views: 80,264 - Rating: 4.53846/5

Don´t miss the mighty Duty Free Shop! I also recommend: "Morning siren in Pyongyang" youtu.be "Propaganda car in Pyongyang" youtu.be "The mighty Ryugyong hotel in Pyongyang" youtu.be (26/7-11 - 2/8-1...


North Korea 2012

28:34 min ( October 23, 2012 by jaderoo2)
Views: 13,276 - Rating: 4.51493/5

A journey through North Korea at the time of the 100th birthday of Kim Il Sung (15 april 2012). Touroperator: Shilla Travel - Wereldcontact

North Korea Uncensored - Be Shocked Be ...

25:42 min ( December 31, 2011 by Alun Hill)
Views: 585,085 - Rating: 2.25774/5

Www.youtube.com See the full "North Korea Channel" on YouTube Visas and visits are now freely available to North Korea, which has become much more open in recent months and years. It might be sensible...


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Interesting facts about this location

Yanggakdo Stadium

Yanggakdo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 30,000 people and was opened in 1989. It is home to the April 25 Sports Club and Pyongyang City Sports Club.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.93, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Event venues established in 1989, Football venues in North Korea, Multi-purpose stadiums in North Korea, Sports venues completed in 1989, Sports venues in Pyongyang

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.

More reading: USS Pueblo (AGER-2) homepage
Located at 38.93, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1944 ships, 1968 in North Korea, 1968 in the United States, 20th-century military history of the United States, Cold War auxiliary ships of the United States, Combat incidents, Conflicts in 1968, Design 381 coastal freighters, Espionage scandals and incidents, International maritime incidents, Maritime incidents in 1968, Military history of North Korea, Museum ships in North Korea, North Korea–United States relations, Ships built in Wisconsin, Ships of the United States Army, United States Navy Colorado-related ships, Vessels captured from the United States Navy, Visitor attractions in Pyongyang

Yanggakdo International Hotel

Yanggakdo International Hotel is one of the largest working hotels and the second tallest building in North Korea, after the Ryugyong Hotel. The hotel is located on Yanggakdo (Yanggak Island), two kilometers to the south-east of the center of Pyongyang, the nation's capital. It rises to an overall height of 170 metres and sports a slowly revolving restaurant on the 47th floor. The hotel is said to contain 1,000 rooms and a total floor space of 87,870 square metres .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.93, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Hotel buildings completed in 1992, Hotels established in 1995, Hotels in North Korea, Skyscraper hotels, Skyscrapers between 150 and 199 meters, Skyscrapers in North Korea

Koryo Hotel

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.93, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Hotel buildings completed in 1986, Hotels in North Korea, Skyscraper hotels, Skyscrapers between 100 and 149 meters, Skyscrapers in North Korea, Twin towers

Kim Chaek University of Technology

Kim Chaek University of Technology is a university in North Korea, located on the bank of the Taedong River in Pyongyang. The university is named after General Kim Chaek. Kim Chaek University of Technology was originally part of Kim Il Sung University before it was established as the Pyongyang College of Technology (平壤工業大學)" in 1948.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.93, 125.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Education in Pyongyang, Universities in North Korea

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