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Yongch'on Destination Guide

Delve into Yongch'on in North Korea!

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Yongch'on in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a city in North Korea - some 95 mi (or 153 km) North-West of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Yongch'on

Current time in Yongch'on is now 09:39 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Seoul, Incheon, Yongyu-ri, Yomju-up or Sinam-dong. While being here, make sure to check out Yujong, Yongyol-li, Yongsong-ni, Yongsan-dong, Yon'gong-ni and Miruk-tong as well. We encountered 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

32°C / 89 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 32°C / 89 °F
Evening Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 23rd of July 2018
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 33°C (92 °F)
Night: 26°C (79 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of July 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 34°C (92 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)
Wednesday, 25th of July 2018
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 29°C (83 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)

Videos

North Korea Border Yalu Bridge

00:44 min ( November 23, 2011 by Josh Melnick)
Views: 370 - Rating: 5/5

I went to the Border of North Korea and China yesterday. Dandong is a boring city, don't plan on doing anything there except look at north korea for about 2 hours everything else is lame

Baile en grupo en una plaza de Dandong

01:14 min ( September 12, 2008 by mitubomola)
Views: 858 - Rating: 0/5

Como se divierte la gente en China


00:39 min ( October 10, 2010 by 龍也 川上)
Views: 174 - Rating: 0/5

00:28 min ( October 10, 2010 by intertechdalian)
Views: 295 - Rating: 0/5


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Interesting facts about this location

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 39.98, 124.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 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 39.98, 124.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:2004 in North Korea, 21st-century explosions, Explosions in North Korea, Railway accidents in 2004, Railway accidents in North Korea, Ryongchon

Sinuiju Stadium

The Sinuiju Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium that is mainly used for events and football (soccer) matches. Its main tenant is the Sinŭiju Locomotive F.C.. The capacity is about 17,500.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.98, 124.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in North Korea, Multi-purpose stadiums in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea

Sinuiju

Sinŭiju (Shinŭiju-si) is a city in North Korea, neighboring with Dandong City, China via international border and is the capital of North Pyeongan Province. Part of the city is included in the Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region, which was established in 2002 to experiment with introducing a market economy.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.98, 124.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:China–North Korea border crossings, Cities in North Pyongan, Port cities and towns in North Korea, Sinuiju

Sinuiju Special Administrative Region

Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region is a special administrative region (SAR) of North Korea proclaimed in 2002 (but have not put into de facto operation till now), on the border with China. It was established in September 2002 in an area including parts of Sinŭiju and the surrounding area, in an attempt to introduce market economics, and is directly governed as in the case of "Directly Governed Cities".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.98, 124.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Directly Governed Cities and Special Administrative Regions of North Korea, Sinuiju

Quote of the moment

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