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Chongjin Destination Guide

Explore Chongjin in North Korea.

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Chongjin in the region of Hamgyŏng-bukto with it's 327,000 inhabitants is a place in North Korea - some 285 mi (or 458 km) North-East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Chongjin

Current time in Chongjin is now 07:04 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Chuncheon, Kaesong, Hamhung, Vladivostok, Yangmulinzi or Ch'ongam-dong. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We also found some pictures.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

15°C / 59 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature -3°C / 27 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature -0°C / 31 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 35%
Air Pressure 964.2 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 21st of October 2018
Scattered clouds, calm.
Scattered clouds Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 3°C (38 °F)
Monday, 22nd of October 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, broken clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)
Tuesday, 23rd of October 2018
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 9°C (49 °F)


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Interesting facts about this location


Chongjin is the capital of North Korea's North Hamgyong Province and the country's third largest city. It is sometimes called the City of Iron.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.8, 129.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Chongjin, Cities in North Hamgyong, Port cities and towns in North Korea

Chandongja Park

Chandongja Park is a multi-use stadium in Chongjin, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Ch'ŏngjin Chandongcha. The stadium holds 15,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.8, 129.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Chongjin, Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea

Battle of Ongjin

The Battle of Ongjin was a part of the Operation Pokpoong that marked the beginning of the Korean War. The ROK 17th Infantry Regiment fought against the DPRK 14th Infantry Regiment and the 3rd Guard Brigade supported by a tank company at Ongjin.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.8, 129.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the Korean War

Chongjin concentration camp

Chongjin concentration camp is a labor camp in North Korea for political prisoners. The official name is Kwan-li-so (Penal-labor colony) No. 25. Satellite images show a major expansion of the camp after 2010.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.8, 129.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea, North Hamgyong

Ranam Station

Ranam Station is a railway station located in Ranam-guyok, Chongjin, North Korea. It is located on the Pyongra Line, which connects the capital, Pyongyang, to Rason, a major port city.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.8, 129.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Chongjin, Railway stations in North Korea

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