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The Mansudae Assembly Hall 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.

Mansudae Assembly Hall
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The east side view of the Mansudae Assembly Hall
General information
Town or cityPyongyang
CountryNorth Korea
Coordinates39°01′43″N 125°44′58″E / 39.02861°N 125.74944°E / 39.02861; 125.74944Coordinates: 39°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]

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Backgrounder: DPRK's Mansudae Assembly Hall". Xinhua News Agency. 27 September 2010. Retrieved 4 August 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  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". The Daily Mail. 9 April 2015. Retrieved 4 August 2015.

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