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Sobugun Destination Guide

Touring Sobugun in North Korea.

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Sobugun in the region of Hamgyŏng-bukto is located in North Korea - some 228 mi (or 367 km) North-East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

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Time in Sobugun is now 07:00 AM (Friday). 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: Seoul, Incheon, Chuncheon, Wonsan, Pyongyang or Yongsan. Being here already, consider visiting Yongyonp'o, Yongwol-li, Yongsong-ni, Yongp'o-dong, Yongho-ri and Ch'angch'ol-li. We also found some pictures.



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Interesting facts about this location

Hwadae County

Hwadae County is a county in southern North Hamgyong province, North Korea, with an area of about 460 km² and a population of approximately 70,000. It adjoins the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) on the east and south. By land, it adjoins Kimchaek and Kilchu to the west, and Myŏngch'ŏn to the north. The county was formed from parts of Kilchu and Myŏngch'ŏn in the 1950s, as part of a general reorganization of local government. Administratively, Hwadae is divided into one ŭp and 20 ri.

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Located at 40.8, 129.39 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Counties of North Hamgyong

Kilju County

Kilju, sometimes romanized as Kilchu, is a county in North Hamgyong province, North Korea. The county seat is Kilju Town.

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Located at 40.8, 129.39 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Counties of North Hamgyong

Kimchaek Municipal Stadium

Kimchaek Municipal Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Kimchaek, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Kimchaek F.C.. The stadium holds 5,000 people.

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Located at 40.8, 129.39 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea

Kimchaek

Kimch'aek, formerly Sŏngjin, is a city in North Hamgyong Province, North Korea. It was an open port in 1899. It has a population of 196,000. The city received its current name in 1951 during the Korean War, in honor of the Korean People's Army (KPA) general, Kim Chaek.

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Located at 40.8, 129.39 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Cities in North Hamgyong, Port cities and towns in North Korea