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North Korea



Basic Information:

Official Name: Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Population: 24,895,000
Area: 120,540 km2
Capital City: Pyongyang
Major Religion: Buddhism
Currency: N Korean won (KPW)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT +9
Current time: 08:34pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 850
Region: Asia
Language: Korean
Useful Travel Phrases in: Korean

Climate (Pyongyang):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.korea-dpr.com
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type A

Type C


Travel Cost: $$$$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Koguryo Tombs
  • Mount Myohyangsan
  • Paekdusan
  • Panmunjeom

Health Advisory: