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Mount Kumgang or the Kumgang Mountains are a mountain/mountain range, with a 1,638-metre-high Birobong peak, in Kangwon-do, North Korea. It is about 50 kilometres from the South Korean city of Sokcho in Gangwon-do. It is one of the best-known mountains in North Korea.

The Korea Central Zoo, also referred to as the Pyongyang Central Zoo, is the national zoo of North Korea. It is located near Mt. Taesong in downtown Pyongyang. Address: Pyongyang, North Korea Phone: +1 845-542-2002 Number of animals: 5,000 Number of species: 650

Mount Myohyang Myohyang-san is a mountain in North Korea. It is named after the mystic shapes and fragrances found in the area. It is a sacred site as, according to legend, it was the home of King Tangun, forefather of the Korean people. Much of the mountain is covered by mixed broadleaf and coniferous forest.

The Taedong River is a large river in North Korea. It rises in the Rangrim Mountains of the country’s north. It then flows southwest into Korea Bay at Namp’o. In between, it runs through the country’s capital, Pyongyang. Along the river are landmarks such as the Juche Tower and Kim Il-sung Square.

Paektu Mountain or Baekdu Mountain is an active volcano on the China–North Korea border. At 2,744 m, it is the highest mountain of the Changbai and Baekdudaegan ranges. Koreans assign a mythical quality to the volcano and its caldera lake, considering it to be their country’s spiritual home.

Kuwŏlsan, or Mount Kuwol, is a mountain in South Hwanghae, North Korea. The mountain takes its name from the ninth month of the lunar calendar, because it is considered particularly attractive in that month. The mountain is a major summer resort in North Korea, attracting many domestic tourists.

The Korea Central Zoo, also referred to as the Pyongyang Central Zoo, is the national zoo of North Korea. It is located near Mt. Taesong in downtown Pyongyang. The zoo has over 5,000 wild animals, comprising a total of 650 species, and covers an area of roughly one square kilometre.

The Mangyongdae Funfair is an amusement park located in Mangyongdae-guyok, 12 kilometers from Pyongyang, North Korea. It has an area of 70 hectares including a funfair and wading pool.

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