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North Korea international travel guide in 2023

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North Korea is part of Asia with main city at Pyongyang. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ -8.93 ยฐC in North Korea with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 15.26 mm. Internet speed in North Korea is on average 2.0 Mbps. In North Korea you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 25M people. The main currency is North Korean Won. The languages spoken are Korean. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~-8.93 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~15.26 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 25M people

North Korea Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Do not travel
We've reviewed our advice for North Korea. We haven't changed the level of our advice. We continue to advise do not travel to North Korea. North Koreaโ€™s borders remain closed. Tours to North Korea are suspended until further notice. We continue to advise: Do not travelย toย North Koreaย due to the very different laws affecting visitors and the uncertain security situation.
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North Korea Weather

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North Korea Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

North Korea uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type C.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Korean

Money in North Korea

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

North Korea uses the North Korean won (symbol: ?), code KPW.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 10 and 5 Korean won. Korean Won is subdivided into 100 chons. Coins come in denominations of 1 Korean won and 50, 10, 5 and 1 chons.

Calling in North Korea

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in North Korea is on average 2.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in North Korea is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call North Korea, dial +, then 850 (the country code for North Korea), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within North Korea, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving in North Korea

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Road rules

In North Korea you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on undivided highways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways and 40-70 km/h (24-43 mph) in all built-up areas.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Fire department

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