Mansudae Korea

Wonsan, Kangwon Province

Wonsan, Kangwon Province Overview Wonsan City (원산시) is a municipal city and the capital city of Kangwon province located on the east coast. The city is the most ‘mixed’ city in the country, with numerous...

The Changing Face of Pyongyang

Pyongyang, 평양직할시, is a directly governed and capital city of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Pyongyang is the centrepiece of any trip into the country and the political heart of the DPRK. Due...

Hamgyong: Northeast North Korea

Hamgyong is the most northerly region of Korea comprising of two provinces, North Hamgyong and South Hamgyong. The province stretches from the border with China and Russia along the Tumen river down through...

Rason Special Economic Zone

Rason City is a city nestled between the north-eastern tip of North Hamgyong Province and the borders with China and Russia. It serves as a port for international shipping and makes up half of the Rason...

Tracing the Taedong from Changjin to Nampo

Introduction The Taedong River (대동강) is one of the most famous bodies of water in North Korea, perhaps aside from Lake Chon, the lake nestled in the caldera of Mt. Paektu on the northern border. The Taedong...

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