Nature

  • Samjiyon: A Natural Wonder and Protected Landmark

    Samjiyon is a collection of three lakes formed around 1 million years ago when volcanic eruptions from Mount Paektu and its surrounding volcanoes blocked a north-flowing river. The area’s bedrock…

  • The Enchanting Beauty of South Hwanghae – Mt Jangsu

    Nestled between Jaeryong and Sinwon counties in South Hwanghae Province, Mt Jangsu earns its reputation as the “Kumgang of Hwanghae,” a picturesque haven with a rich tapestry of natural wonders….

  • Elephant-shaped Rock of Monggumpho

    Situated along the shores of Monggumpho, approximately 6km from the Ryongyon County township in South Hwanghae Province, stands the elephant-shaped rock. Carved by the forces of nature, this unique geological…

  • Ongnyonsan Stone River – A Natural Gem in South Hamgyong Province

    Nestled in the upper reaches of the valley on the southwestern slope of Mt Ongnyon in Pujon County, South Hamgyong Province, lies the Ongnyonsan Stone River, a Natural Monument in…

  • Advancements in Ecological Environment Protection Efforts in the DPRK

    In the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, various initiatives are underway to promote medium- and long-term plans for ecological environment protection, resulting in notable successes in safeguarding and enhancing the…

  • The Beauty of Jangsan Point

    Nestled on the western tip of the Pultha Mountains, extending towards the West Sea of Korea in South Hwanghae Province, lies the picturesque Jangsan Point. Approximately 13 kilometers northeast from…

  • Majestic Mt Myohyang

    Nestled amongst the captivating landscapes of Korea, Mt Myohyang emerges as one of the eight scenic gems, enveloping vast expanses that traverse Hyangsan County, the city of Huichon in Jagang…

  • Pyongyang Municipal Tree Nursery Inaugurated

    Officials and workers within Pyongyang city have successfully established the city nursery. The modern nursery, equipped with production facilities and experimental analysis equipment, has been established, realizing the scientification, industrialization,…

  • Sincere Efforts Made in Cultivating Saplings for Afforestation

    The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is actively engaged in afforestation to turn the entire country into a green oasis. One of the key components of this effort is the…

  • Survey of Waterbird Resources Reveals Rich Diversity and Importance of Wetlands in Korea

    Researchers from the Biodiversity Institute under the State Academy of Sciences have conducted a comprehensive survey of waterbird resources in the winter season of January and February 2023. Covering 63…

  • Picturesque Scenery of Mount Paektu

    Mount Paektu is a majestic and awe-inspiring mountain range located in the northern part of Korea. The mountain range spans over 1,000 kilometers and boasts of breathtaking scenery that is…

  • Anbyeon Persimmons – Local Specialty of Our Country

    The persimmon tree is a fruit tree that has been cultivated by our people for many centuries. Among the various regions in our country, the persimmons grown in the Anbyon…

  • Stalactite Scene of Songam Cave

    Our country with abundant scenic spots has also many magnificent views underground. The fascinating stalactite scene of Songam Cave is the world’s leading underground scenic spot. The stalactites, which are…

  • Wave of Cloud over Mt Kuwol

    One cannot help but marvel at the breathtaking sight of Mt. Kuwol, a renowned scenic location on the west coast. Atop Sahwang Peak, the highest point of the mountain, white…

  • Mount Paektu in February.

    Mount Paektu in February is a place of extreme beauty and wonder. The mountain is covered in a thick blanket of snow, and the air is crisp and cold. The…

  • Rimyongsu Waterfall

    Rimyongsu Waterfall, located in the Kangwon province of DPRK, is a natural wonder that never fails to mesmerize anyone who lays eyes on it. The waterfall cascades down from a…

  • Korea with Many Noted Mountains and Scenic Spots

    Korea has favorable climatic conditions and the four seasons bring fine natural landscapes. Korea, most parts of which are mountainous regions, has got renowned mountains which are noted for their…

  • Mundok Migratory Bird Reserve

    As a wetland on the west coast of Korea, it was designated as a migratory bird reserve in Juche 84 (1995). It is located in Mundok County, South Phyongan Province….

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