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Sinsu-dong Destination Guide

Explore Sinsu-dong in North Korea.

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Sinsu-dong in the region of Najin Sŏnbong-si is a town in North Korea - some 320 mi (or 515 km) North-East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Sinsu-dong

Current time in Sinsu-dong is now 08:33 PM (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: Wonsan, Hamhung, Vladivostok, Wangqing, Longjing or Sinjin. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yuhyon-dong, Taep'ijin, Sinsu-dong, Sin-dong, Pangjin-dong and Huch'ang-ni. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 80 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 994.4 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 20th of August 2018
Overcast clouds, calm.
Overcast clouds Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)
Tuesday, 21st of August 2018
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 21°C (70 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)
Wednesday, 22nd of August 2018
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

Rason

Rason is a North Korean city and ice-free port in the Sea of Japan in the North Pacific Ocean on the northeast tip of North Korea. It is in the Kwanbuk region and location of the Rason Special Economic Zone. In South Korean pronunciation, the initial "R" of the name is pronounced as "N," as per standard Korean phonology. In 2000 the name was shortened from "Rajin-Sŏnbong" to "Rason".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.19, 130.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Cities in North Hamgyong, Directly Governed Cities and Special Administrative Regions of North Korea, Port cities and towns in North Korea, Rason

Sonbong County

Sonbong County, formerly called Unggi, is a subdivision of the North Korean city of Rason. It is located at the northeastern extreme of North Korea, bordering Russia and China. It lies on Unggi Bay, an extension of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea). A uranium mine is allegedly located there, as is a 200 megawatt oil-fired power plant. The word Sonbong means "Vanguard" in Korean.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.19, 130.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Counties of North Korea, Mining in North Korea, Rason, Uranium mines

Rason Special Economic Zone

The Rason Special Economic Zone, earlier called the Rajin-Sonbong Economic Special Zone, was established in the early 1990s by the North Korean government near Rason to promote economic growth through foreign investment. It is similar to the Special Economic Zones set up by the People's Republic of China and elsewhere to pilot market economics in a designated controlled area. Chinese and Russian companies have invested in the economic zone, and the use of foreign currency is permitted.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.19, 130.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Economy of North Korea, Special Economic Zones

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