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Sogwangsa Destination Guide

Explore Sogwangsa in North Korea.

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Sogwangsa in the region of North Korea (general) is a place in North Korea - some 87 mi (or 139 km) East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Sogwangsa is now 01:29 PM (Monday). 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: Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Incheon, Chuncheon or Chomch'on-dong. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yongjiwol-li, Yongdae-rodongjagu, Tongha-ri, T'ap-kol, Solbong-ni and Ongjom-ni. We saw 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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Arirang Mass Games 2011 - DPRK Flag Form...

02:23 min ( August 12, 2011 by iwillhityouback)
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Part of the Arirang Mass Games performance that I shot off a basic digital camera. Apologies for it being a little shaky. I was sitting right next to a North Korean government guide who told me I wasn...

Korea 2009 Extravaganza

01:45 min ( April 26, 2009 by bodybenefits)
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Here is just a sample of a big event available to Herbalife distributors around the globe. It gives every Herbalife distributor the opportunity to learn from the most successful business people in the...

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Interesting facts about this location

Anbyon County

Anbyon is a kun, or county, in Kangwon province, North Korea. Originally included in South Hamgyong province, it was transferred to Kangwon province in a September 1946 reshuffling of local government.

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Located at 38.98, 127.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Counties of Kangwon Province (North Korea)

Wonsan Stadium

Wonsan Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Wonsan, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Wonsan Shippers. The stadium holds 15,000 people.

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Located at 38.98, 127.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea

Kangwon Province (North Korea)

Kangwon Province (Kangweonto) is a province of North Korea, with its capital at Wŏnsan. Before the division of Korea in 1945, Kangwŏn Province and its South Korean neighbour Gangwon Province (also spelled Kangwon Province) formed a single province that excluded Wŏnsan.

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Located at 38.98, 127.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Kangwon Province (North Korea), Provinces of North Korea

Wonsan Station

Wonsan Station is a passenger railway station located in Wonsan, North Korea. It is on Kangwon Line, formed from parts of the Gyeongwon Line which once connected Wonsan to Seoul but which is now divided by the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

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Located at 38.98, 127.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
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Wŏnsan is a port city and naval base that was opened by the occupying Japanese in 1880. It is located in the Kangwon Province (North Korea) of North Korea, on the westernmost part of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) and the capital of that province. However, before the Korean War, it was located in a province called South Hamgyong, and during that war, it was the location of the Blockade of Wonsan. The population of the city is estimated to have been 331,000 in 2000.

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Located at 38.98, 127.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Kangwon Province (North Korea), Port cities and towns in North Korea, Wonsan