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Wonsan Destination Guide

Delve into Wonsan in North Korea!

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Wonsan in the region of Gangwon with it's 329,207 residents is located in North Korea - some 91 mi (or 146 km) East of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Wonsan in North Korea

Current time in Wonsan is now 03:14 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Gwangju, Incheon or Anbyon-up. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We discovered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

-10°C / 14 °F Clear sky
Morning Temperature -10°C / 14 °F
Evening Temperature -12°C / 10 °F
Night Temperature -21°C / -7 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 970.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Clear sky

Monday, 23rd of January 2017
Clear sky, calm.
Clear sky Day: -11°C (12 °F)
Night: -24°C (-11 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of January 2017
Clear sky, calm.
Clear sky Day: -8°C (18 °F)
Night: -24°C (-11 °F)
Wednesday, 25th of January 2017
Clear sky, calm.
Clear sky Day: -6°C (22 °F)
Night: -26°C (-14 °F)

Videos

Children in hospital school in Wonsan ...

01:18 min ( October 08, 2012 by Martyn Williams)
Views: 375 - Rating: 5/5

Most of the People's Republic of Korea is mountainous. Only a fifth of the land in the People's Republic can be used to grow food. With few international trading partners from which to buy the rest, c...

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Interesting facts about this location

Kangwon Province (North Korea)

Kangwon Province (Kangweonto) is a province of North Korea, with its capital at Wŏnsan. Before the division of Korea in 1945, Kangwŏn Province and its South Korean neighbour Gangwon Province (also spelled Kangwon Province) formed a single province that excluded Wŏnsan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.15, 127.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Kangwon Province (North Korea), Provinces of North Korea

Wonsan Stadium

Wonsan Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Wonsan, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Wonsan Shippers. The stadium holds 15,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.15, 127.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea

Wonsan Airport

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

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Located at 39.15, 127.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports in North Korea

Wonsan Station

Wonsan Station is a passenger railway station located in Wonsan, North Korea. It is on Kangwon Line, formed from parts of the Gyeongwon Line which once connected Wonsan to Seoul but which is now divided by the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.15, 127.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in North Korea

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 39.15, 127.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Kangwon Province (North Korea), Port cities and towns in North Korea, Wonsan

Quote of the moment

He who would travel happily must travel light.

Antoine de Saint Exupéry