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Saam-ni Destination Guide

Explore Saam-ni in North Korea.

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Saam-ni in the region of Hwanghae-namdo is a town in North Korea - some 89 mi (or 143 km) South-East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Saam-ni in North Korea

Current time in Saam-ni is now 10:34 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju or Shenyang. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Taegok, Sipt'al-li, Sangsokchuwon, Samgo-ri, Saam-ni and Kigong-ni. 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

8°C / 46 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 0°C / 32 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Night Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1008.7 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 27th of March 2017
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 7°C (45 °F)
Night: 2°C (35 °F)
Tuesday, 28th of March 2017
Clear sky, light breeze, few clouds.
Clear sky Day: 10°C (49 °F)
Night: -4°C (24 °F)
Wednesday, 29th of March 2017
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 11°C (52 °F)
Night: -2°C (29 °F)

Videos

Kim Jong Il Dead - Strange DMZ Activity

02:00 min ( November 07, 2010 by Lauren Bercarich)
Views: 163,510 - Rating: 4.68586/5

The DMZ is the most heavily fortified border in the world. We saw first hand how North and South Korean soldiers face off in the JSA or joint security area. In a highly unusual move, more than a dozen...

Korea DMZ Tour - - Panmunjom

02:42 min ( May 19, 2009 by masarukamikura)
Views: 22,804 - Rating: 4.46667/5

(Panmunjeom) Joint Security Area Korea Seoul Travel () 3


38th parallel north: korean demilitarize...

01:33 min ( March 04, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW3)
Views: 1,964 - Rating: 4.2/5

Preview of Lrhalladay's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi...

DMZ (demilitarized zone/Pan mun jon Nort...

02:23 min ( November 17, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 1,542 - Rating: 4.2/5

Preview of Lduckett's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vide...


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Interesting facts about this location

First Battle of Maryang San

The First Battle of Maryang San (3−8 October 1951), also known as the Defensive Battle of Maliangshan, was fought during the Korean War between United Nations (UN) forces—primarily Australian and British—and the Chinese communist People's Volunteer Army. The fighting occurred during a limited UN offensive by US I Corps, codenamed Operation Commando.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.05, 126.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1951 in Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Australia, Battles of the Korean War involving Canada, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving New Zealand, Battles of the Korean War involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1951

Seolmacheon

The Seolmacheon in South Korea is a tributary of the Imjin River, which it joins at Jeokseong, and it was on Gloster Hill, between the two rivers, that the British Gloucestershire Regiment suffered defeat at the hands of the Chinese in the Battle of the Imjin River, a major event in the Korean War, from 22–25 April 1951. There is a permanent memorial here (37°56'33.78"N, 126°56'21.00"E) and the British Embassy in Seoul organises a service here every April to commemorate the event.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.05, 126.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of South Korea

Camp Bonifas

Camp Bonifas was a United Nations Command military post located 400 meters south of the southern boundary of the Korean Demilitarized Zone. It was 2,400 meters south of the military demarcation line and lies within the Joint Security Area (JSA), also known as Panmunjom. The Military Demarcation Line (or 38th Parallel) forms the border between South Korea (the Republic of Korea) and North Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea). It was returned to the Republic of Korea in 2006.

More reading: Camp Bonifas homepage
Located at 38.05, 126.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Korean Demilitarized Zone, Military facilities of the United States in South Korea, United States Army posts

Gloucester Valley Battle Monument

The Gloucester Valley Battle Monument is a memorial in South Korea that commemorates the actions of the Gloucestershire Regiment during the Battle of the Imjin River in 1951.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.05, 126.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in South Korea, Korean War memorials and cemeteries, Monuments and memorials in South Korea

Battle of the Imjin River

For the similarly named battle during the Seven-Year War, see Battle of Imjin River (1592). The Battle of the Imjin River, also known as the Battles of Kumgul-san, P'ap'yong-san and Solma-ri or the Battle of Xuemali, took place 22–25 April 1951 during the Korean War. Forces from People’s Republic of China attacked UN positions on the lower Imjin River in an attempt to achieve a breakthrough and recapture the South Korean capital Seoul.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.05, 126.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1951 in Korea, Battles involving South Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Belgium, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving Luxembourg, Battles of the Korean War involving the Philippines, Battles of the Korean War involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1951