capital of North Korea


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Noun1.capital of North Korea - capital of North Korea and an industrial center; "Pyongyang is Korea's oldest city but little of its history has been preserved"
D.P.R.K., Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK, North Korea - a communist country in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948
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That tour is an ambitious project to perform in every country on Earth and has seen her play in war-torn Libya, South Sudan as well as an "unofficial" gig in the capital of North Korea.
1952 Pyongyang, capital of North Korea, undergoes heaviest air raid of the Korean war.
"We were told that there is a permission to leave the [Kimchaek] port and the country, without any further explanations," Yuri Bochkarev, Russia's consul general in Chongjin, the capital of North Korea's North Hamgyong province, which is where Kimchaek port is located, (http://sputniknews.com/politics/20160515/1039630057/detained-yacht-left-korea.html) told state-run news agency RIA Novosti Sunday.
The account is then taken up by his son-in-law, the late Bruce Hunt (1903--1992) who was born in Pyongyang (now the capital of North Korea) and who shows how the revival was followed by a baptism of suffering under the Japanese and Communists.