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North Korea Sports and Recreation

Pyongyang Indoor Stadium
The stadium is situated nearby the People's Palace of Culture in the center of Chollima Street. It offers attractive facilities, like the auditorium with 20,000 seats in four floors.

May Day Stadium
Situated on the Rungna Island along the Taedong River, this stadium comes with a special feature- a 16 flower- shaped roofs with a total space of 207,000 square meters, 150,000 seats, 8 floors and 1,300 rooms. The stadium also facilitates conventions and training rooms, besides just sports meet. The stadiumis also equipped with a swimming pool, an ultrasonic baths, saunas, breathers and sports research rooms.

Kim IL Sung Stadium
The Kim IL Sung Stadium is situated at the foot of Moran Hill near the Arch of Triumph.

The Moranbong Stadium was enlarged in April(1982)on the occasion of the 70th birthday of the great leader Comrade Kim IL Sung and was renamed.It is the historic place where he delivered the triumphal speech to the Pyongyang citizens on October 14,after the liberation.

It covers a total floor space of 4.6 hectares with 10,000 seats.The longer part is 188m long and the shorter 130m long.The stands covers an area of 12,133 square metres and artificial green 9,37 square metres.The pent roof is 30 m long while the grandstand has 43 stairs and 18 exits.


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