Current travel advisories for North Korea

Last Update: Monday, 16. September 2019 at 07:23

Please reconsider your need to travel to North Korea.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 4.3 / 5

North Korea is a country in Asia (Eastern Asia) with around 23 million citizens and a land mass of 120,540 km². We detected travel advisories from 7 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.1 / 5

North Korea shares land borders with 3 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.1 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: China (2.3), Russia with (2.1) and South Korea with (1.8 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/north-korea

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel to North Korea due to extensive restrictions placed on foreigners and an uncertain security situation that can change with very little warning. Despite the recent reduction in tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the security situation remains volatile.

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential travel / High Risk.

Cypriot government

http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/travel_en.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential travel.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/democratic-republic-of-korea/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential travel.

Finnish government

https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/KP

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Undvik icke nödvändiga resor - Situationen i Nordkorea är oförutsägbar och kan förändras plötsligt.

Danger level: 4

Reduce Travel to the necessary minimum..

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/north-korea-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 5

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Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/north-korea

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid all travel.

Danger level: 5

Avoid all travel.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 23 million
Covering landmass
120,540 km²
Electricity
110/220V - 50/60Hz
Currency
Won (KPW)
ISO 2-Letter Code
KP
Phone prefix
+850
Top Level Domain
.kp
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in North Korea (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.