Category Archives: Nature

Kim Jong Un Plants Trees with Students of Mangyongdae Revolutionary School

Pyongyang, March 3 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, visited Mangyongdae Revolutionary School and planted trees with its students on Thursday, the Tree-planting day. When respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un together […]

To Grow Flowers All Over the Country

The Pyongyang Floricultural Institute is a flower research and production center which contributes to the cultural life of the capital citizens. It was inaugurated in July Juche 89 or 2000. Recently it has been expanded into a leading flower research and production centre of Korea. There are more than 10 research divisions including bioengineering research […]

Echo of the Ullim Falls

The famous Ullim Falls are in Chonnae County, Kangwon Province of Korea. The magnificent echo of the falls evokes infinite exclamation and ecstasy of people. Here is a story about the love for the people associated with the falls. Pak Chol Ok, lecturer of the Kangwon Provincial Revolution Museum, has this to say: “From olden […]

The Summer Climate of Korea

Korea geographically in the Temperate Zone has distinct four seasons, that is, warm spring, hot summer, cool autumn and cold winter. Hot summer lasts from June to August. Summer climate is generally characterized by a lot of rain accompanied by lasting sultry weather. Humid and warm south or southeast seasonal wind blows mainly from the […]

The Korean Tiger

The Korean tiger is an animal under international protection. Korean tiger is distributed in Korea, northeast China and Far East of Russia. The Korean tiger is about 2.8 metres long and weighs about 100 to 306 kilograms. It is bigger and more intrepid than other sorts. Two eyes with blue flash, strong paws, strained posture […]

The Changto pinery, Living Monument of Korea

Changto pinery is in Mt. Kumgang on the east coast of Korea. Mt. Kumgang is a world-famous mountain, known for its beautiful scenery with many waterfalls and ponds, and fantastic rocks, and cliffs. Mt. Kumgang is divided into Outer Kumgang, Inner Kumgang, and Sea Kumgang for its diverse natural beauty and peculiar scenery of different districts. […]

The Beauty of the Taedong River

The River Taedong rises from Mt. Rangrim standing in northwest Korea and flows into the West Sea of Korea through the capital city Pyongyang. It is the fifth long river in Korea. The river is the cradle of the “Taedonggang Culture” centered on Pyongyang. The “Taedonggang Culture” is one of the five cultures of the […]

Plants on Shore of Lake Chon

Mt. Paektu, a famous mountain of Korea, stands in the northern part of Korea. It is 2,750 meters above sea level. Lake Chon was formed when water was collected in the crater after the eruption of a volcano on the mountain. Hundreds of species of plants are growing around the lake. The plants are characterized […]

White-bellied Black Woodpecker, Asset of Korea

White-bellied Black Woodpecker, Asset of Korea

Pyongyang, October 13 (KCNA) — White-bellied black woodpecker has been protected and propagated in the DPRK as a precious asset of the country thanks to the government’s policy of nature conservation. The bird, native to Korea, pricks holes more than 6.5 cm deep on chestnut, oak, pine-nut, pine and other big trees to hunt insects. The […]

National Flower Exhibition Held

National Flower Exhibition Held

Pyongyang, October 12 (KCNA) — The National Flower Exhibition was held in the April 15 Children’s Flower Garden from October 8 to 12 with the 68th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea as an occasion. Participated in the exhibition were ministries and national institutions, including the General Bureau of Pleasure Park and floriculturists across […]

100 Breathtaking Images of Beautiful Mt. Kumgang in North Korea

Resting Place in Lagoon Samil - DPRK

Mount Kumgang has been known for its scenic beauty since ancient timesand is the subject of many different works of art. Including its spring name, Kŭmgang (Hangul: 금강산; Hanja: 金剛), it has many different names for each season, but it is most widely known today in the Korean language as Kŭmgangsan. In summer it is […]

International Seminar on Forest and Landscape Restoration Held

International Seminar on Forest and Landscape Restoration Held

Pyongyang, March 9th 2013 (KCNA) — The International Seminar on Forest and Landscape Restoration was held at the People’s Palace of Culture from Wednesday to Friday under the co-sponsorship of the Pyongyang International New Technological and Economic Information Centre (PINTEIC) and Environmental Education Media Project (EEMP). Present there were delegates from China, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, the […]

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Pyongyang Vegetable Science Institute and Floriculture Institute

[nggallery id=41] Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, gave field guidance to the enlarged Pyongyang Vegetable Science Institute and Pyongyang Floriculture Institute. The first leg of his guidance was the vegetable science institute. He […]

National Floricultural Show Opens

[nggallery id=37]A national floricultural show was opened with due ceremony at the April 15 Children’s Flower Garden on Friday. The show, an annual event from this year, is of great significance in developing the nation’s floriculture and providing the people with better conditions for cultural and emotional life. Displayed in the show are more than […]

Kim Jong Un Inspects KPA Unit 318

[imagebrowser id=23]Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, inspected KPA Unit 318 stationed in the eastern sector of the front. He arrived at the unit despite torrential rain. When he warmly shook the hands of […]