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Saamch'am Destination Guide

Explore Saamch'am in North Korea.

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Saamch'am in the region of North Korea (general) is located in North Korea - some 50 mi (or 80 km) North of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Saamch'am in North Korea

Time in Saamch'am is now 06:10 PM (Wednesday). 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: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, Yongsong-ni or Tongp'yong. Since you are here already, consider visiting Yonhwa-ri, Yongbyon, Yangjich'am, Songho-ri, Songgang-ni and Muksi-dong. We saw some hobby film in the internet. 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

-0°C / 32 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature -0°C / 32 °F
Evening Temperature -5°C / 22 °F
Night Temperature -12°C / 10 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 1005.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 23rd of November 2017
Light snow, light breeze, clear sky.
Light snow Day: -1°C (30 °F)
Night: -10°C (14 °F)
Friday, 24th of November 2017
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: -2°C (29 °F)
Night: -16°C (4 °F)
Saturday, 25th of November 2017
Snow, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Snow Day: 3°C (38 °F)
Night: -11°C (12 °F)


Steam Winter Sale 2011 Day One - A Summa...

01:47 min ( December 20, 2011 by Al Cowlings)
Views: 9,608 - Rating: 4.84293/5

A summary of the day's events vis-a-vis the Steam Winter Sale. Coupons + achievements + free games + tens of thousands of F5s = a bunch of entitled whining from the internet at-large. I mean, the SPUF

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Interesting facts about this location


Kunu-dong (Kunuri) is a village located in South Pyongan Province, North Korea. A key battle of the Korean War, the Battle of Kunu-ri, took place there in November 1950. Kunu-ri was mainly a communication center and a railroad station at the time, and it contains the lateral east-west road which runs from Sinanju on the west coast and Hungnamon the east coast.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.75, 125.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Kaechon, Neighbourhoods in North Korea, South Pyongan

Kaechon concentration camp

Kaechon concentration camp (also spelled Kae'chŏn or Gaecheon) is a prison in North Korea with many political prisoners. The official name is Kyo-hwa-so (Reeducation camp) No. 1. It is not to be confused with Kaechon internment camp (Kwan-li-so Nr. 14), which is located 20 km to the south-east.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.75, 125.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea


Kaech'ŏn is a city in South Pyongan Province, North Korea. Kaechon's coordinates are {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:39|41|55|N|125|54|22|E| | |name= }}.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.75, 125.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Cities in South Pyongan, Kaechon

Battle of Wawon

The Battle of Wawon, also known as the Battle of Wayuan, was a series of delay actions of the Korean War that took place from November 27–29, 1950 near Wawon in present-day North Korea. After the collapse of the US Eighth Army's right flank during the Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River, the Chinese 38th Corps advanced rapidly towards the critical road junction at Kunu-ri in an effort to cut off United Nations forces' retreat route.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.75, 125.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:1950 in Korea, 1950 in Turkey, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving Turkey, Conflicts in 1950

Nyongbyon County

Nyongbyon County, alternatively Yongbyon County, is a county in North Pyong'an Province, North Korea. It borders the cities of Kaech'on and Anju, and covers an area of 504 km². The city was heavily fortified during the 15th century as a result of its strategic position, and during the Joseon Dynasty, became a famous retreat for the aristocratic Yangban due to its fantastic scenery.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.75, 125.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Counties of North Pyongan

Quote of the moment

There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.

Charles Dudley Warner