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North Korea international travel guide

Landscape view of North Korea

North Korea

North Korea is part of Asia with main city at Pyongyang. It's usually 🌀️ -1.91 °C in North Korea with a rainfall of 🌧 29.39 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.
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πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to North Korea. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. North Korean authorities have restricted travel to and from China. If you entered North Korea from China or Russia you'll be quarantined for one month. Tours to North Korea will be suspended until further notice. We continue to advise you 'reconsider your need to travel' to North Korea. We now advise you to: Do not travel to North Korea.

issued date: March 29, 2020


🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


πŸ”Œ Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Korean


πŸ’± 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.


πŸ“‘ 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.

πŸ“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 .


πŸ›£οΈ 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.

πŸ†˜ Emergency







Fire department


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Last updated: February 3, 2021