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Ach'igon-ni Destination Guide

Touring Ach'igon-ni in North Korea.

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Ach'igon-ni in the region of Gangwon is located in North Korea - some 90 mi (or 145 km) East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Ach'igon-ni

Time in Ach'igon-ni is now 09:25 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, Jeonju or Shenyang. Being here already, consider visiting Yongjong-ni, Yongjil-li, Yongho-ri, Yomjol-li, Yangt'al-li and Sokchol-li. We also found some pictures.



Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

6°C / 42 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature -8°C / 18 °F
Evening Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 55%
Air Pressure 974.4 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Wednesday, 21st of November 2018
Light snow, calm, overcast clouds.
Light snow Day: 7°C (45 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)
Thursday, 22nd of November 2018
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 2°C (36 °F)
Night: -10°C (14 °F)
Friday, 23rd of November 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: -4°C (25 °F)
Night: -15°C (4 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

Kowon Station

Kowon Station is the central railway station for Kowon County, North Korea. It is the junction where the Pyongra Line, which connects Pyongyang to Rason, meets the Kangwon Line, which runs from Kowon to Pyonggang.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.38, 127.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in North Korea

Munchon

Munch'ŏn is a North Korean city located in Kangwŏn Province. It lies on the coast of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) and borders Wonsan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.38, 127.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Kangwon Province (North Korea)

Action of 12 October 1950

The Action of 12 October 1950 was a battle fought during the Korean War. While conducting Operation Wonsan against sea mines in Wonsan Harbor, a squadron of United States Navy warships was attacked by North Korean Army batteries. During the operation, two American ships struck mines and sank while the remaining vessels and aircraft silenced the enemy guns. The North Koreans fired on adrift American survivors in the water, wounding several men.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.38, 127.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Conflicts in 1950, Naval battles of the Korean War, Naval battles of the Korean War involving the United States, War crimes

Wonsan

Wŏnsan is a port city and naval base that was opened by the occupying Japanese in 1880. It is located in the Kangwon Province (North Korea) of North Korea, on the westernmost part of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) and the capital of that province. However, before the Korean War, it was located in a province called South Hamgyong, and during that war, it was the location of the Blockade of Wonsan. The population of the city is estimated to have been 331,000 in 2000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.38, 127.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Kangwon Province (North Korea), Port cities and towns in North Korea, Wonsan

Wonsan Airport

Wonsan Airport is an airport in Wonsan, Kangwon-do, North Korea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.38, 127.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Airports in North Korea