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Name Pyongyang
Type Settlement
Scripts 평양(Korean Hangul) 平壤(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced Pron. PYUNG-YANG(Korean) pyahng-YANG(English) pyung-YAHNG(English) pyawng-YANG(English)
Other Forms FormsPyeongyang
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Meaning & History

From Sino-Korean 平 (pyeong) meaning "flat, level, plane" and 壤 (yang) meaning "soil, land". This is the name of the capital city of North Korea.
Added 10/7/2020 by HL