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Sukch'on Destination Guide

Explore Sukch'on in North Korea.

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Sukch'on in the region of P'yŏngan-namdo is located in North Korea - some 27 mi (or 44 km) North of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Sukch'on in North Korea

Time in Sukch'on is now 10:52 AM (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: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, Yonghung-ni or Sinuiju. Since you are here already, consider visiting Sukch'on, Sinch'ol-li, Sangp'al-li, P'yongsal-li, Oul-li and Pyongha-ri. We also found some pictures.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

2°C / 35 °F Snow
Morning Temperature -10°C / 13 °F
Evening Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Night Temperature -0°C / 32 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 1033.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Snow

Tuesday, 27th of February 2018
Light snow, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Light snow Day: 1°C (34 °F)
Night: -6°C (21 °F)
Wednesday, 28th of February 2018
Snow, calm, overcast clouds.
Snow Day: -1°C (31 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)
Thursday, 1st of March 2018
Light snow, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Light snow Day: -5°C (23 °F)
Night: -11°C (11 °F)


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Interesting facts about this location

Songam Cavern

Songam Cavern is a major tourist venue in North Korea. It consists of 17 well-lit karst caves full of picturesque stone formations including stalactites and stalagmites. The cavern is located in Kaech'ŏn-si, South Pyongan Province. Among the 70 scenic sites within the caverns are the flower gate (Kkotmun Dong), a waterfall (Phokpho Dong), an underground snowscape (Solgyong Dong) and a series of geological curiosities named Kiam Dong. The venue is lighted and air conditioned.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.41, 125.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Caves of North Korea, Kaechon, Limestone caves, South Pyongan, Tourism in North Korea

Pyongyang Sunan International Airport

Pyongyang Sunan International Airport is the main airport serving Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. It is located in the city's Sunan-guyŏk district, 24 kilometres from the city's centre. The airport has two runways, the larger of which (01/19) is in use while the second runway (17/35) is closed. Its hours of operation are from 06:00 to 22:00 in the summer and 07:00 to 21:00 in the winter. The airport is the main hub for the national flag carrier, Air Koryo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.41, 125.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Airports in North Korea, Transport in Pyongyang


Anguk-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple situated in Pyongsong, South Pyongan Province, North Korea. Built on the slopes of Mt. Pongrin, the temple dates to the Koryo dynasty, though all of the buildings date to later Joseon dynasty renovations. The building is registered as National Treasure #34.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.41, 125.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in North Korea, National Treasures of North Korea, South Pyongan

Anju, South Pyongan

Anju-si is a city in the South Pyongan province of North Korea at the coordinates of {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:39.62|N|125.66|E||||| | |name= }}. Its population was 240,117 in 2008. The Ch'ongch'on River passes through Anju. Anju lies near large deposits of anthracite coal, and contains one of the largest coal production facilities in the country. The deposits contain more than 130 million metric tons of coal.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.41, 125.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Cities in South Pyongan


Sunan-guyŏk, or Sunan District is one of the 19 guyŏk that constitute Pyongyang, North Korea. Pyongyang Sunan International Airport is in the district. Air Koryo is headquartered in Sunan District.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.41, 125.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Pyongyang

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