North Korea

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Other countries in the neighborhood of North Korea are South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China and Mongolia


Travel advice

Reconsider your need to travel

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avoid all travel

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Drinking water

Drinking tap water in North Korea is not safe

Timezone

Asia/Pyongyang (GMT +08:30)

That makes the current date and time April 25, 2018, 1:31 pm

Visa requirements

Visa requirements for North Korea if you are coming from

Currency

The currency in North Korea is North Korean Won (₩)

North Korean Won

Language

The language spoken in North Korea is Korean

Weather

Average temperature (°C) in North Korea per month



Average precipitation (mm) in North Korea per month

Vaccinations and health

Malaria

Malaria occurs in some areas. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Precautions are personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine the right actions

Hepatitis A

Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Hepatitis B

The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you

Yellow fever

Yellow fever does not occur in this country. However, vaccination is required if you are traveling from a country with the risk of yellow fever

Tyfoid

Vaccination is recommended if you are staying 2 weeks or longer in this country

DTP

Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Telephone

Country code +850
112
112
112

Electricity

220 Volt 50 Herz
Plug type C