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Kaksi-ri Destination Guide

Explore Kaksi-ri in North Korea.

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Kaksi-ri in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is located in North Korea - some 96 mi (or 154 km) North-West of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

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Time in Kaksi-ri is now 11:51 AM (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, Seoul, Incheon, Yongch'on, Unhung-dong or Sinuiju. Since you are here already, consider visiting Yujong, Yongyol-li, Yongsong-ni, Yongbung-ni, Yongbong-dong and Xinxili. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Wihwado

Wihwa Island is a river island in the Yalu river, lying on the border between North Korea and China. It now belongs to North Korea, due to ethnic Koreans living on the island at the time of the 1962 border treaty. Wihwa Island is historically famous for the decision of General Yi Songgye in 1392 to there turn back his army southward to Kaesong in the first of a series of revolts that eventually led to the establishment of the Yi Dynasty.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.92, 124.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Islands of North Korea, River islands of Asia

Ryongchon County

Ryongch'ŏn County is a kun (county) in North P'yǒngan Province, North Korea, at the mouth of the Yalu River. The county seat is Ryongchŏn-ŭp, about 20 kilometers from the border with China. The area has a reported population of 27,000 and is a center of chemical and metalworking production.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.92, 124.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Counties of North Pyongan, Ryongchon

Ryongchon disaster

The Ryongchŏn disaster was a train disaster that occurred in the town of Ryongchŏn, North Korea, near the border with the People's Republic of China on April 22, 2004, at 39 58' 58.60"N 124 27' 32.18"E. The disaster occurred when flammable cargo exploded at Ryongchon Station at around 13:00 local time. The news was released by South Korean media outlets, which reported that up to 3,000 people had been killed or injured in the blast and subsequent fires.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.92, 124.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:2004 in North Korea, 21st-century explosions, Explosions in North Korea, Railway accidents in 2004, Railway accidents in North Korea, Ryongchon

Hwanggumpyong Island

Hwanggumpyong Island is a river island in the Yalu river, lying on the border between North Korea and China. It now belongs to North Korea, due to ethnic Koreans living on the island at the time of the 1962 border treaty. The island abuts the Chinese side of the river. In June 2011, an agreement with China was made to establish a joint free trade area on Hwanggumpyong and Wihwa Islands, and the China border area near Dandong.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.92, 124.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Islands of North Korea, River islands of Asia

Dandong Langtou Airport

Dandong Langtou Airport is an airport serving the city of Dandong, Liaoning, China.

More reading: Dandong Langtou Airport homepage
Located at 39.92, 124.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Liaoning