Mansudae Assembly Hall

The Mansudae Assembly Hall (Korean만수대의사당) is the seat of the Supreme People's Assembly, the unicameral legislature of North Korea.[2][3] It is located in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang and sits adjacent to the Korean Revolution Museum. Before the Korean War the territory where the building is situated was the location of the former Pyongyang Women’s Prison.[4]

Mansudae Assembly Hall
The east side view of the Mansudae Assembly Hall
General information
Town or cityMansu-dong, Chung-guyok, Pyongyang
CountryNorth Korea
Coordinates39°01′43″N 125°44′58″E / 39.02861°N 125.74944°E / 39.02861; 125.74944
Current tenantsSupreme People's Assembly
CompletedOctober 1984[1]
OwnerNorth Korean Government
Technical details
Floor area45,000 square metres (480,000 sq ft)
Other information
Seating capacity2,000[1]
Number of rooms200+[1]
Korean name
Revised RomanizationMansudae uisadang
McCune–ReischauerMansudae ŭisadang

Facilities include a main meeting hall covering an area of 4,300 square metres (46,000 sq ft) with 2,000 seats for parliament members as well as a simultaneous interpretation system in the hall which has the capacity of translating ten foreign languages at a time.[1] The building is based on Soviet architectural influences with some Korean elements.

On 9 September 2022, a concert was held in the grounds of Mansudae Assembly Hall commemorating the 74th Day of the Foundation of the Republic which was broadcast live on DPRK state television.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d "Backgrounder: DPRK's Mansudae Assembly Hall". Xinhua News Agency. 27 September 2010. Archived from the original on June 14, 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  2. ^ Seol Song Ah (22 April 2015). "Inside North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  3. ^ "North Korea parliament meet watched for policy, personnel change". AFP. 9 April 2015. Archived from the original on 19 July 2020. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Pyongyang in 1946 and today". North Korean Economy Watch. 2 January 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  5. ^ "록화실황《조선민주주의인민공화국창건 74 돐 경축행사》録画実況《朝鮮民主主義人民共和国創建74周年慶祝行事》 74th founding anniversary of the DPRK". YouTube. 13 September 2022. Retrieved 12 July 2024.