Pyongyang

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P’yŏngyang (평양 Pyeongyang), with about 2,750,000 inhabitants, is the capital city of North Korea. It is on the Taedong River in the southwest of the country.

Pyongyang, capital of North Korea
A street scene in Pyongyang

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Pyongyang is the capital city of North Korea, as well as its “showcase city” where people have a markedly higher standard of living than elsewhere in the country. Many of the nation’s tourist attractions can be found here and will likely form part of most travel itineraries to North Korea.

Pyongyang
Climate chart (explanation)
J F M A M J J A S O N D
 
 
 
12
 
 
−1
−11
 
 
 
11
 
 
2
−8
 
 
 
25
 
 
9
−2
 
 
 
50
 
 
17
5
 
 
 
72
 
 
23
11
 
 
 
90
 
 
27
17
 
 
 
275
 
 
29
21
 
 
 
213
 
 
29
21
 
 
 
100
 
 
25
14
 
 
 
40
 
 
18
7
 
 
 
35
 
 
9
0
 
 
 
17
 
 
2
−7
Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation+Snow totals in mm
Source: w:Pyongyang#Climate
Imperial conversion
J F M A M J J A S O N D
 
 
 
0.5
 
 
31
13
 
 
 
0.4
 
 
36
18
 
 
 
1
 
 
48
29
 
 
 
2
 
 
63
41
 
 
 
2.8
 
 
73
52
 
 
 
3.6
 
 
80
62
 
 
 
11
 
 
83
69
 
 
 
8.4
 
 
84
69
 
 
 
3.9
 
 
76
58
 
 
 
1.6
 
 
65
44
 
 
 
1.4
 
 
49
31
 
 
 
0.6
 
 
35
19
Average max. and min. temperatures in °F
Precipitation+Snow totals in inches

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