Pyongyang

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 has about 3,870,000 residents.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The , completed in 1982, is a monument in Pyongyang, the capital of , and is named after the ideology of Juche introduced by the country's first leader, Kim Il-sung. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The , located in Pyongyang, North Korea, was founded on August 1, 1948 and holds a large exhibition of items related to Kim Il-sung and the Korean revolutionary movement. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a triumphal arch in Pyongyang, . Photo: Uwe Brodrecht, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Museum
The is a museum located in Pyongyang, . Photo: Mark Fahey, CC BY 2.0.

Pyongyang

Latitude
39.0169° or 39° 1' 0.7" north
Longitude
125.75° or 125° 45' 0.1" east
Open Location Code
8QF72Q82+P2
Population
3,870,000
IATA airport code
FNJ
United Nations Location Code
KP FNJ
Elevation
43 metres (141 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 32013127
Geo­Names ID
1871859
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Pyeongyang
  • Afar: Pxenyan
  • Afrikaans: Pjongjang
  • Albanian: Pjongian
  • Albanian: Pjonjangu
  • Amharic: ፕዮንግያንግ
  • Arabic: Pyongyang
  • Arabic: بيونغيانغ
  • Aragonese: Pyongyang
  • Armenian: Պխենյան
  • Armenian: Փխենյան
  • Armenian: Փհենյան
  • Assamese: পিয়ং ইয়াং
  • Asturian: Pyong Yang
  • Asturian: Pyongyang
  • Awadhi: प्योङ्गयाङ्ग
  • Azerbaijani: Pxenyan
  • Bashkir: Пхеньян
  • Basque: Piongiang
  • Belarusian: Пхеньян
  • Belarusian: Пхэньян
  • Bengali: পিয়ংইয়ং
  • Bengali: পিয়ং ইয়াং
  • Bosnian: Pjongjang
  • Breton: Pyongyang
  • Bulgarian: Пхенян
  • Bulgarian: столица на КНДР
  • Burmese: ပြုံယမ်းမြို့
  • Catalan: Pyongyang
  • Cebuano: Pyongyang (lalawigan)
  • Cebuano: Pyongyang
  • Central Bikol: Pyongyang
  • Central Kurdish: پیۆنگیانگ
  • Chechen: Пхеньян
  • Chinese: P'yŏngyang Ti̍t-hat-chhī
  • Chinese: 平壤
  • Chinese: 平壤市
  • Crimean Tatar: Пхеньян
  • Croatian: Pjongjang
  • Czech: Pchjongjang
  • Danish: Pyongyang
  • Dimli (individual language): Pyongyang
  • Dutch: Pyongyang
  • Eastern Mari: Пхеньян
  • Egyptian Arabic: بيونغيانغ
  • English: Capital of Revolution
  • English: P'yŏngyang-si
  • English: P'yŏngyang
  • English: Pyongyang-si
  • English: Ryugyong
  • Esperanto: Pjongjango
  • Estonian: P'yŏngyang
  • Estonian: Pyongyang
  • Extremaduran: Pyongyang
  • Faroese: Pyongyang
  • Fiji Hindi: Pyongyang
  • Finnish: Pjongjang
  • French: P'yŏngyang
  • French: Pyongyang
  • Galician: Pyongyang
  • Georgian: ფხენიანი
  • German: Phjöngjang
  • German: Phöngjang
  • German: Pjöngjang
  • German: Pyeongyang
  • German: Pyongyang
  • Greek: Πιονγιάνγκ
  • Greek: Πιονγκγιάνγκ
  • Gujarati: ફિયોંગયાંગ
  • Haitian: Pyongyang
  • Hakka Chinese: P'yŏngyang
  • Hausa: P'yŏngyang
  • Hausa: Pyongyang
  • Hebrew: פיונגיאנג
  • Hindi: प्योंगयांग
  • Hungarian: Phenjan
  • Hungarian: Phjongjang
  • Hungarian: Pyongyang
  • Icelandic: Pjongjang
  • Ido: Pyongyang
  • Iloko: Pyongyang
  • Indonesian: Pyongyang
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Pyongyang
  • Interlingue: Pyongyang
  • Irish: Pyongyang
  • Italian: Pyongyang
  • Jamaican Creole English: Pyongyang
  • Japanese: 平壌
  • Japanese: 平壌市
  • Javanese: Pyongyang
  • Kalaallisut: Pyongyang
  • Kannada: ಪ್ಯೊಂಗ್ಯಾಂಗ್
  • Kannada: ಪ್ಯೊನ್ಗ್ಯಾಂಗ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Pxenyan
  • Kashubian: P'yŏngyang
  • Kazakh: Пхеньян
  • Kazakh: Пхеньян қаласы
  • Khmer: ព្យុងយ៉ាង
  • Kirghiz: Пхеньян
  • Kongo: Pyongyang
  • Korean: P'yŏngyang
  • Korean: 류경
  • Korean: 평양
  • Korean: 평양시
  • Korean: 평양직할시
  • Korean: 혁명의 수도
  • Kurdish: Pyongyang
  • Lao: Pyongyang
  • Latin: Pyeongyang
  • Latvian: Phenjana
  • Lezghian: Пхеньян
  • Ligurian: Pyòngyang
  • Literary Chinese: 平壤
  • Lithuanian: Pchenjanas
  • Livvi: Phenjan
  • Lombard: Pyongyang
  • Low German: Pjöngjang
  • Lower Sorbian: Pchjongjang
  • Luxembourgish: Pjöngjang
  • Macedonian: Пјонгјанг
  • Maithili: प्योङयाङ
  • Malay: Pyongyang
  • Malayalam: പ്യോംങ്യാംഗ്
  • Maori: Pyongyang
  • Marathi: प्याँगयांग
  • Mazanderani: پيونگ يانگ
  • Min Dong Chinese: Bìng-iōng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pyongyang
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pêng-jiáng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pêng-jiáng Ti̍t-hat-chhī
  • Mongolian: Пхеньян
  • Mongolian: Пёньян
  • Moroccan Arabic: پيونڭيانڭ
  • Neapolitan: Pyongyang
  • Nepali: प्योङ्गयाङ्ग
  • Northern Frisian: Pjöngjang
  • Northern Luri: پیونگ یانگ
  • Norwegian: Pyongyang
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Pyongyang
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Pyongyang
  • Novial: Pyongyang
  • Occitan (post 1500): Pyeongyang
  • Ossetian: Пхеньян
  • Pampanga: Pyeongyang
  • Pampanga: Pyongyang
  • Panjabi: ਪਿਓਂਗਯਾਂਗ
  • Papiamento: Pyongyang
  • Persian: پیونگ یانگ
  • Persian: پیونگ‌یانگ
  • Piemontese: Pyongyang
  • Polish: Phenian
  • Polish: Pjongjang
  • Portuguese: Pionguiangue
  • Portuguese: Pyongyang
  • Pushto: پيونګيانګ
  • Pushto: پیونګ یانګ
  • Quechua: Pyongyang
  • Romanian: Phenian
  • Russia Buriat: Пхёнъян
  • Russia Buriat: Пёнъян
  • Russian: Пхеньян
  • Russian: Столица КНДР
  • Samogitian: Pchenjans
  • Santali: ᱯᱤᱭᱚᱝᱤᱭᱟᱝ
  • Sardinian: Pyongyang
  • Scots: Pyongyang
  • Scottish Gaelic: Pyongyang
  • Serbian: Пјонгјанг
  • Serbo-Croatian: Pjongjang
  • Shona: Pyongyang
  • Sicilian: Pyongyang
  • Silesian: Pjongjang
  • Sindhi: پيانگ يانگ
  • Sinhala: ප්යොන්ග්යැන්ග්‍
  • Sinhala: පියොන්යෑං
  • Slovak: Pchjongjang
  • Slovenian: Pjongjang
  • South Azerbaijani: پیونق‌یانق
  • South Azerbaijani: پیونگ‌یانگ
  • Spanish: Pionyang
  • Swahili: Pyongyang
  • Swedish: Pjongjang
  • Swedish: Pyongyang
  • Tagalog: Pionyang
  • Tagalog: Pyongyang
  • Tajik: Пхенян
  • Tamil: பியொங்யாங்
  • Tamil: பியோங்கியங்
  • Tatar: Пхеньян
  • Telugu: పియాంగ్యాంగ్
  • Telugu: ప్యోంగ్యాంగ్
  • Thai: เปียงยาง
  • Tibetan: ཕོང་ཡང་།
  • Tok Pisin: Pyongyang
  • Turkish: Pyongyang
  • Turkmen: Phenýan
  • Udmurt: Пхеньян
  • Uighur: Pyongyang
  • Uighur: پيوڭياڭ
  • Ukrainian: Пхеньян
  • Urdu: پیانگ یانگ
  • Uzbek: Pxenyan
  • Veps: Phen'jan
  • Veps: Phönjan
  • Vietnamese: Bình Nhưỡng
  • Vietnamese: Pyongyang
  • Volapük: Pyöngyang
  • Võro: Pyongyang
  • Waray (Philippines): Pyongyang
  • Welsh: P'yŏngyang
  • Western Frisian: Pyongyang
  • Western Panjabi: پیانگ یانگ
  • Wu Chinese: 平壤市
  • Yakut: Пхеньян
  • Yiddish: פיאנגיאנג
  • Yoruba: Pyongyang
  • Yue Chinese: 平壤
  • Heijō-fu
  • Heijō
  • Heizyō
  • Heizyō Hu
  • Hpyeng-yang
  • P-hjöng-jang
  • Phyeng-yang
  • Phyong-yang
  • Pienyang
  • Pingyang
  • Pionyan

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