P'yŏngyang, with about 2,750,000 inhabitants, is the capital city of . It is on the Taedong River in the southwest of the country. 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.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 2,860,000
  • Latitude: 38.9853° or 38° 59' 7" north
  • Longitude: 125.9278° or 125° 55' 40" east
  • Elevation: 41 meters (135 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1871856

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