Kim Il-sung Square

West bank of the Taedong River opposite the Juche Tower
Pyongyang, North Korea

Kim Il-sung Square
Photo: Michael Kapustin License: CC BY-SA 3.0
Kim Il-sung Square is a large city square named after the founding leader of North Korea. It is a common gathering place for rallies, dances and military parades and is often featured in media concerning North Korea.

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Kim Il-sung Square

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  • City Parks and Squares

    The Kim Il-sung Square is architecturally dramatic with its riverside setting. Portraits of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-Il are on buildings surrounding the square.
  • Man-Made

    Kimm Il-sung Square is the 30th largest square in the world, having an area of about 75,000 square meters (807,293 square feet) which can accommodate a rally of 100,000 people.


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