Kim Il Sung Stadium – Pyongyang

Kim Il-Sung Stadium is a very large stadium located in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. Originally the "Kirim Stadium," a baseball field built during the Japanese occupation, it was the site of Kim Il-Sung’s first speech after returning from exile in 1945. Rebuilt in 1969, it was then called Moranbong Stadium, but in 1982 it was renovated and renamed in honour of Kim Il-Sung. The stadium’s capacity is 70,000. It is used mainly for football (soccer) matches.

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