Tuesday, February 9, 2010

FDC from North Korea/FDC de la Corée du Nord

50th Anniversary of Founding of the Central Botanical Garden/
Le 50ème Anniversaire de Fondation du Jardin botanique Central

Four stamp were issued to mark the 50th anniversary of founding of the Central Botanical Garden.
Today the Central Botanical Garden performs well its mission as a disseminating base of the botanical knoledge and scientific, cultural and educational institution.
It is situated at the foot of Mt. Taesong in Pyongyang.
3 won: Catalpa ovata (Yellow Catalpa)
50 won: Betula Platyphylla(Japanese White Birch)
120won: Juglans cordiformis(Japanese Walnut)
160wom: Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Dawn Redwood)

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