Rungra Island is an island in Pyongyang, North Korea, located in the middle of the Taedong River. Its total area is 1.3 square kilometres (0.50 sq mi). The Chongryu Bridge on the north side and the Rungra Bridge on the south side connect the island to the rest of Pyongyang.[1] The island is a good place to see some of the Eight Views of Pyongyang.[2]

Rŭngrado
Chosŏn'gŭl
Hancha
Revised RomanizationReungrado
Neungnado
McCune–ReischauerRŭngrado
Nŭngnado
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Rŭngrado is located in North Korea
Rŭngrado
Geography
Coordinates39°02′40″N 125°46′10″E / 39.04444°N 125.76944°E / 39.04444; 125.76944Coordinates: 39°02′40″N 125°46′10″E / 39.04444°N 125.76944°E / 39.04444; 125.76944
Area1.3 km2 (0.50 sq mi)
Administration
North Korea

Recreational facilities on the island include the Rungrado 1st of May Stadium. The Rungra People's Pleasure Ground, which opened in 2012; it includes a dolphin exhibit, volleyball and basketball courts, and a wading pool.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Picturesque Islet", Korean Central News Agency, 9 May 2002, archived from the original on 9 June 2011, retrieved 2 June 2010
  2. ^ "Rŭngrado". Doopedia (in Korean). Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Kim Jong Un Visits Rungna People's Pleasure Ground", Korean Central News Agency, 24 July 2012, retrieved 26 July 2012