Essential Pyongyang Facts

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Pyongyang is the capital of North Korea, located on the Taedong River. According to preliminary results from the 2008 population census, it has a population of 3,255,388. The city was split from the South P’yŏngan province in 1946. It is administered as a directly-governed city. North Koreans associate Pyongyang with Asadal, the first capital of [...]