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Yoan-dong Destination Guide

Explore Yoan-dong in North Korea.

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Yoan-dong in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a town in North Korea - some 74 mi (or 119 km) North-West of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Yoan-dong is now 12:56 AM (Thursday). 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, Incheon, Yulsan or Sinuiju. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yujong-dong, Yujong, Yongbong, Yongam-dong, Yonbong-ni and Kinjae-maul. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Tongnim Station

Tongrim Station (or Dongnim Station) is the central railway station for Tongrim County, North Korea. It is located on the Pyongui Line, which was formed from part of the Gyeongui Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to Pyongyang. It was originally opened by the Japanese as Tōrin Station.

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Located at 39.81, 124.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in North Korea

Sonchon County

Sonchon County is a kun, or county, on the coast of the Yellow Sea in west-central North Pyongan province, North Korea. To the north it borders Chonma, to the east Kusong and Kwaksan, and to the west Tongrim; to the south, it borders nothing but the sea. Sonchon was reorganized in 1952, with two myŏn, or townships, being split off to form the new county of Tongrim.

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Located at 39.81, 124.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Counties of North Pyongan

Sohae Satellite Launching Station

Sohae Satellite Launching Station (Chosŏn'gŭl: 서해위성발사장; Hancha: 西海衛星發射場; MR: Sohae Wisŏng Palsajang, also known as Tongch'ang-dong Space Launch Center and Pongdong-ri) is a rocket launching site in Cholsan County, North Pyongan Province, North Korea. The base is located among hills close to the northern border with China. The spaceport was built on the site of the village Pongdong-ri which was displaced during construction.

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Located at 39.81, 124.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Military of North Korea, Nuclear program of North Korea, Rocket launch sites, Space program of North Korea

Kwangmyŏngsŏng program

The Kwangmyŏngsŏng programme is a class of experimental satellites developed by North Korea. The name Kwangmyŏngsŏng (광명성 is from a Chinese-language poem by Kim Il-sung. The first class of satellite built by Korea, the program started in the 1980s. There appear to have been four launch attempts.

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Located at 39.81, 124.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:1998 in North Korea, 1998 in spaceflight, Space program of North Korea

List of rocket launch sites

This article constitutes a list of rocket launch sites. Some of these sites are known as spaceports or cosmodromes. A single rocket launch is sufficient for inclusion in the table, as long as the site is properly documented through a reference. Missile locations with no launches are not included in the list. Proposed and planned sites and sites under construction are not included in the main tabulation, but may appear in condenced lists under the tables.

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Located at 39.81, 124.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Lists of rocket launches, Rocket launch sites, Spaceports