About Pyongyang

Let's have a look around into background of Pyongyang
  • Region: P'y?ngan
  • Country: North Korea
  • Latitude: 39.0194444444
  • Longitude: -125.738055556
  • Time zone: Asia/Pyongyang
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +8:30 hours

Weather in Pyongyang

  • Climate: Hot Summer Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May, June, September, and October


It is the capital and largest city of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (commonly known as North Korea). According to preliminary results from the 2008 population census, has a population of 3,255,388.

Distance from Pyongyang center to Airport

The closest major airport to Pyongyang, North Korea is Pyongyang Sunan International Airport (FNJ / ZKPY).

  • Driving Distance: 22 miles / 35 km
  • Driving Time: 44 Minutes
  • Languages: Korean followed by Chinese being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Pyongyang Sunan International Airport
  • Rail: Korean State Railway.
  • Road: Bus: Trolley Bus.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Pyongsong,
  • Songrim,
  • Nampho


  • Kim Il Sung Birthday Celebration
  • Dragon Boat Festival
  • May Day

Tourist Attractions

  • Arch of Triumph
  • Juche Tower
  • Kumsusan Palace of the Sun

Theatre & Concerts

  • Pyongyang Grand Theatre
  • East Pyongyang Grand Theatre
  • International Cinema Hall

Visit Top Restaurants in Pyongyang

  • The Friendship
  • Rakwon
  • Pyolmuri - "ADRA Cafe"

Top Shopping Centers in Pyongyang

  • Kwangbok Department Store
  • Pyongyang Children's Department Store

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Korean Central History Museum
  • Three Revolution Exhibition
  • USS Pueblo (AGER-2)

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Noodles – Ongnyugwan
  • Cold Noodles – Seojaegag

Sports Club

  • April 25 Sports Club – Football
  • Pyongyang City Sports Club – Football
  • FIFA Goal Football Academy – Soccer