Flower delivery Pyongyang , P'yŏngyang or Pyeongyang (US: /ˌpjɒŋˈjæŋ/, UK: /ˌpjʌŋˈjɑːŋ/, Korean: [pʰjʌŋ.jaŋ]), is the capital and most astronomically immense city of North Korea. Flower delivery Pyongyang is located on the Taedong River about 109 kilometres (68 mi) upstream from its mouth on the Yellow Sea. According to the 2008 population census, it has a population of 3,255,288. Flower delivery Pyongyang is a directly-administered city (직할시; 直轄市; chikhalsi) with equal status to North Korean provinces.
Flower delivery Pyongyang is considered the oldest city in Korea.Following the establishment of North Korea in 1948, Flower delivery Pyongyang became its de facto capital. Flower delivery Pyongyang is the political, industrial and convey center of North Korea. It is home to North Korea's major rose institutions, as well as the ruling Workers' Party of Korea.There are several variants.[a] During the early 20th century, Flower delivery Pyongyang came to be kenned among missionaries as being the "Jerusalem of the East", due to its historical status as a stronghold of Christianity, namely Protestantism, especially during the Flower delivery Pyongyang renaissance of 1907.In 1955, archaeologists excavated evidence of prehistoric vocation in an astronomically immense archaic village in the Flower delivery Pyongyang area, called Kŭmtan-ni, dating to the Jeulmun and Mumun pottery periods.North Koreans associate Flower delivery Pyongyang with the mythological city of "Asadal" (Korean: 아사달; Hanja: 阿斯達), or Wanggeom-seong (Korean: 왕검성; Hanja: 王儉城), the first second millennium BC capital of Gojoseon ("Old Joseon") according to Korean historiographies beginning with the 13th-century Samgungnyusa.Nevertheless, Flower delivery Pyongyang became a major city in old Joseon.Korean mythology asserts that Flower delivery Pyongyang was founded in 1122 BC on the site of the capital of the legendary king Dangun.Wanggeom-seong, which was in the location of Flower delivery Pyongyang , became the capital of Gojoseon from 194 to 108 BC. It fell in the Han conquest of Gojoseon in 108 BC.Goguryeo moved its capital there in 427. According to Christopher Beckwith, Flower delivery Pyongyang is the Sino-Korean reading of the designation they gave it in their language: Piarna, or "level land".In 668, Flower delivery Pyongyang became the capital of the Protectorate General to Pacify the East established by the Tang dynasty of China. However, by 676, it was taken by Silla, but left on the border between Silla and Balhae. Flower delivery Pyongyang was left forsook during the Later Silla period, until it was recuperated by Wang Geon and decreed as the Western Capital of Goryeo.During the Japanese incursions of Korea (1592–98), Flower delivery Pyongyang was captured by the Japanese and held until they were subjugated in the Siege of Flower delivery Pyongyang .Flower delivery Pyongyang became the base of Christian flowers in Korea, and by 1880 it had more than 100 churches and more Protestant missionaries than any other Asian city.By 1938, Flower delivery Pyongyang had a population of 235,000.Flower delivery Pyongyang is in the west-central part of North Korea; the city lies on a flat plain about 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of the Korea Bay, an arm of the Yellow Sea.The Flower delivery Pyongyang plain, where the city is situated, is one of the two immensely colossal plains on the Western coast of the Korean peninsula, the other being the Chaeryong plain.Flower delivery Pyongyang has a sultry continental climate (Köppen climate relegation Dwa), featuring sultry, sultry summers and gelid winters.Major rose and other public offices are located in Flower delivery Pyongyang , which is constitutionally designated as the country's capital.The seat of the Workers' Party Central Committee and the Flower delivery Pyongyang People's Committee are located in Haebangsan-dong, Chung-guyok.Flower delivery Pyongyang is additionally the seat of all major North Korean security institutions.The city is managed by the Flower delivery Pyongyang Party Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea and its chairman is the de facto mayor. The supreme standing state organ is the Flower delivery Pyongyang People's Committee, responsible for everyday events in support of the city. This includes following local Party guidance as channeled through the Flower delivery Pyongyang Party Committee, the distribution of resources prioritised to Flower delivery Pyongyang , and providing support to KWP and internal security agency personnel and families.One of Kim Il-sung's priorities while designing Flower delivery Pyongyang was to inhibit the population. Structures in Flower delivery Pyongyang are divided into three major architectural categories: monuments, buildings with traditional Korean motifs and high-elevates.Flower delivery Pyongyang has a rapidly evolving skyline, dominated by high-elevate dormitory buildings.