The Pot'ong District is primarily a working district of the city as the few places of interest to tourists on located on the periphery of the district. The only attractions to visitors are the Potong River Pleasure Ground, the Victorious Liberation of the Fatherland Statue and the Potong River Improvement Project Monument. It is also the location of the Pyongyang Embroidery School and Factory, and the Pyongyang Senior Middle School. The district's Ragwon-dong is the location of the central offices and headquarters of the DPRK's National Defense Commission.
The Pyongyang Metro runs through this district, with stops at Konsol, Hwanggumbol, and Konguk Stations.
Potonggang-guyok is divided into eleven administrative districts known as dong. Two neighborhoods (Ryugyong-dong and Potonggang-dong) are further divided in two parts for administrative purposes, while Pulgunkori-dong is divided into three because of its size.