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Hanjong-dong Destination Guide

Delve into Hanjong-dong in North Korea!

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Hanjong-dong in the region of Hwanghae-bukto is a city in North Korea - some 16 mi (or 26 km) South of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

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Current time in Hanjong-dong is now 03:19 PM (Tuesday). 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, Busan, Gwangju or Tongmol. While being here, make sure to check out Yuun-dong, Yul-tong, Yongsal-li, Yongsal-li, Yongdangmal and Ch'ongul-li as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Videos

Streetlife in Pyongyang DPRK

06:04 min ( June 25, 2012 by beneluxman)
Views: 330 - Rating: 5/5

Six minutes continuous filming from the bus through Pyongyang, North Korea. Indeed, a lot of cars in the city centre... But drive on for 5 minutes more and it will be quiet again... Sound quality is p...

North Korean cooperative farm (DPRK)

02:19 min ( April 06, 2012 by nilov71)
Views: 467 - Rating: 5/5

This farm is located in the birthplace of the Chongsangri spirit and the Chongsangri method in North Korean agriculture. Like every where else we went, they started by showing us their monuments and t...


Pyongyang metro: Puhung station

00:51 min ( October 06, 2008 by utti1980)
Views: 3,744 - Rating: 5/5

Pyongyang metro: Puhung station. My travelogue: vienna-pyongyang.blogspot.com (by train from Austria to North Korea)

North Korea Uncensored - Be Shocked Be ...

25:42 min ( December 31, 2011 by Alun Hill)
Views: 585,085 - Rating: 2.25774/5

Www.youtube.com See the full "North Korea Channel" on YouTube Visas and visits are now freely available to North Korea, which has become much more open in recent months and years. It might be sensible...


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Interesting facts about this location

Taedong River

The Taedong River is a large river in North Korea. It rises in the Rangrim Mountains of the country's north. It then flows southwest into Korea Bay at Namp'o. In between, it runs through the country's capital, Pyongyang. Along the river are landmarks such as the Juche Tower and Kim Il-sung Square. The river has a length of 439 kilometers and is generally deep. It is the fifth longest river on the Korean peninsula and the second longest in North Korea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.8, 125.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Pyongyang, Rivers of North Korea

USS Pueblo (AGER-2)

USS Pueblo (AGER-2) is an American ELINT and SIGINT Banner-class technical research ship (Navy intelligence) which was boarded and captured by North Korean forces on 23 January 1968, in what is known as the Pueblo incident or alternatively as the Pueblo crisis or the Pueblo affair. The capture, less than a week after President Lyndon B.

More reading: USS Pueblo (AGER-2) homepage
Located at 38.8, 125.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:1944 ships, 1968 in North Korea, 1968 in the United States, 20th-century military history of the United States, Cold War auxiliary ships of the United States, Combat incidents, Conflicts in 1968, Design 381 coastal freighters, Espionage scandals and incidents, International maritime incidents, Maritime incidents in 1968, Military history of North Korea, Museum ships in North Korea, North Korea–United States relations, Ships built in Wisconsin, Ships of the United States Army, United States Navy Colorado-related ships, Vessels captured from the United States Navy, Visitor attractions in Pyongyang

Kim Chaek University of Technology

Kim Chaek University of Technology is a university in North Korea, located on the bank of the Taedong River in Pyongyang. The university is named after General Kim Chaek. Kim Chaek University of Technology was originally part of Kim Il Sung University before it was established as the Pyongyang College of Technology (平壤工業大學)" in 1948.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.8, 125.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Education in Pyongyang, Universities in North Korea

Koryo Hotel

The Koryo Hotel is the second largest operating hotel in North Korea. The twin-towered building is 143 metres (469 ft) tall and contains 43 stories. Erected in 1985 under the scrutiny of Kim Il-sung, it was intended to "showcase the glory and strength of the DPRK. " The hotel's extravagance is exemplified by its entryway, which consists of a 9-metre (30 ft) wide jade dragon's mouth that leads into an expansive lobby dominated by a mosaic of North Korean cultural symbols.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.8, 125.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Hotel buildings completed in 1986, Hotels in North Korea, Skyscraper hotels, Skyscrapers between 100 and 149 meters, Skyscrapers in North Korea, Twin towers

Yanggakdo International Hotel

Yanggakdo International Hotel is one of the largest working hotels and the second tallest building in North Korea, after the Ryugyong Hotel. The hotel is located on Yanggakdo (Yanggak Island), two kilometers to the south-east of the center of Pyongyang, the nation's capital. It rises to an overall height of 170 metres and sports a slowly revolving restaurant on the 47th floor. The hotel is said to contain 1,000 rooms and a total floor space of 87,870 square metres .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.8, 125.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Hotel buildings completed in 1992, Hotels established in 1995, Hotels in North Korea, Skyscraper hotels, Skyscrapers between 150 and 199 meters, Skyscrapers in North Korea