North Korea is a country located in Eastern Asia. There are 3 countries (China, South Korea, Russian Federation) that North Korea shares its borders with. The official language of North Korea is Korean.
The national currency in North Korea is North Korean won (KPW). The won (₩) is subdivided into 100 chon.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 974.08 KPW and 1 USD is worth 900.02 KPW.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
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There are 3 socket types used in North Korea. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in North Korea?
There are no Mariott hotels in North Korea.
There are no Hilton hotels in North Korea.
There are no IHG hotels in North Korea.
What fast food chains are present in North Korea?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in North Korea.
The KFC chain does not operate in North Korea.
The Burger King chain does not operate in North Korea.
What is the weather like in Pyongyang?
Weather data for Pyongyang (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems The subway system is available in Pyongyang.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in North Korea.
Emergency phones in North Korea
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban No known rules against smoking, or no information is available.
Cananbis legality Recreational usage: No data
Medical usage: No data