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  • North Korea Overview

    An enigmatic country, North Korea has more than meets the eye The presence of life in the area of North Korea can be dated back to the prehistoric times. The country has had its share of ups and downs but today is emerging as a strong nation. Travelers to North Korea…
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North Korea Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Pyongyang

GEOGRAPHY

Located in East Asia North Korea owns the northern part of the Korean peninsula. Having a land area of 120,540 km² and a coast of 2,495 kms the country is gifted with natural resources like Gold,coal, copper etc.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 25 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.

CLIMATE

A continental climate with long winters. Average temperature at the capital city during summer is between 29°C to 20°C while winter will be -3°C to -13°C average snow fall is about 37 days.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Korean is the official languages.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+9 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 9 AM to 4 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

New Year's Day : January 1st
Military Foundation Day : April 25th
International Workers Day : May 1st
Victory Day : July 27th
Liberaton Day : August 15th
Independence Day : September 9th
Constitutions Day : December 27th

CURRENCY

North Korean Won

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Emergencies: 119

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