Chongjin Destination Guide
Explore Chongjin in North Korea.
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.
Current time in Chongjin is now 09:06 PM (Thursday). 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.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
|Morning Temperature||-2°C / 29 °F|
|Evening Temperature||-3°C / 27 °F|
|Night Temperature||-4°C / 25 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013.5 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Strong breeze with 19 km/h (12 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Clear sky|
Friday, 24th of February 2017Light snow, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Day: -1°C (31 °F)
Night: -0°C (31 °F)
Saturday, 25th of February 2017Clear sky, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: -5°C (23 °F)
Sunday, 26th of February 2017Clear sky, moderate breeze.
Day: -4°C (24 °F)
Night: -8°C (17 °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.
Located at 41.8, 129.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
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.
Located at 41.8, 129.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
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.
Located at 41.8, 129.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
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.
Located at 41.8, 129.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
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.
Located at 41.8, 129.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
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