North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle and vice chairman of the National Defense Commission, Jang Song Thaek pictured on Feb. 16, 2012. He began the Korean War in 1950 in a failed attempt to reunify the Korean Peninsula. Korean Central News Agenc—Kyodo Jang Song Thaek A total of 935 natural monuments have been designated. Expand your search. The Kim dynasty, referred to in North Korea as the Mount Paektu bloodline or Mount Baekdu bloodline, is a three-generation lineage of North Korean leadership descending from the country's first leader, Kim Il-sung.In 1948, Kim came to rule the North after the end of Japanese rule in 1945 split the region. The National flag of North Korea. This is a partial list of the natural monuments of North Korea. This stadium is used for football, athletics and mass games. It is bordered by China and Russia to the north and by the Republic of Korea (South Korea) to the south. Looking to expand your search outside of North Korea? All Ginkgoes in Japan, North Korea and European and American countries are directly or indirectly introduced from China.It is The Oldest Relict Plant in the World. North Korea, country in East Asia that occupies the northern portion of the Korean peninsula. Source – CIA. The national capital, P’yongyang, is a major industrial and transport center near the west coast. First of May Day Stadium fits an incredible 150000 people and hosts the mass games in North Korea. The North Korean city of Pyongyang has the world’s largest stadium, boasting a seating capacity of 150,000. 1 - 50. 4. 310 reviews #1 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Pyongyang “ you can walk down tot he riverside to get a good shot of the tower and the large monument dedicated tot he workers party of korea. Tower of the Juche Idea Pyongyang. We have suggestions. [by whom? List. Ginkgoes are The National Tree of the People’s Republic of China.This tree came to be known as a Symbol of Resilience. No. A Sargent cherry tree, Korean natural monument #1. 5.