Central Botanical Garden in Pyongyang
The Central Botanical Garden in Pyongyang, the capital city of the DPRK, is a scientific research and education base for promoting the development of the country's botany and disseminating the botanical knowledge.
According to Vice-Curator Kim Jin Sop, the Central Botanical Garden has been developed into a base greatly conducive to the country's botanical development and the people's cultural and emotional life under the wise guidance of the peerlessly great men.
As a result, it turned into a world-scale botanical garden with thousands of species of plants. The Central Botanical Garden covering an area of hundreds of hectares has the Kimilsungia Hothouse, Kimjongilia Hothouse, International Friendship Botanical House, Botanical Museum, Botanical Specimen House, plant classification district, ornamental forest district, plant resources district, arboretum, herbary, flower garden, rose garden, etc.
Over the past years, it has disseminated tens of millions of useful economic plants and garden plants throughout the country and brought out 150-odd kinds of books and other periodical publications on botany, thus contributing to the development of the country's botany.