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Yondang-dong Destination Guide

Discover Yondang-dong in North Korea!

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Yondang-dong in the region of P'yŏngan-namdo is a place located in North Korea - some 25 mi (or 40 km) North-West of Pyongyang, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Yondang-dong in North Korea

Local time in Yondang-dong is now 05:46 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Pyongyang" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, Yung-ni or Sinuiju. When in this area, you might want to check out Yuk-kol, Yon'gyo-ri, Yondang-dong, Yangjol-li, Yaksaedol-gol and Songhyol-li as well. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

3°C / 37 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Evening Temperature 1°C / 33 °F
Night Temperature -5°C / 24 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 89%
Air Pressure 1024 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Friday, 23rd of February 2018
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 2°C (35 °F)
Night: -5°C (22 °F)
Saturday, 24th of February 2018
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: -2°C (28 °F)
Night: -5°C (24 °F)
Sunday, 25th of February 2018
Light snow, calm, overcast clouds.
Light snow Day: -1°C (30 °F)
Night: -6°C (21 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

Opa Station

Opa Station is the central railway station for Pyongwon 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.3, 125.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in North Korea

Battle of Yongju

The Battle of Yongju (21–22 October 1950), also known as the Battle of the Apple Orchard, took place as part of the United Nations (UN) offensive towards the Yalu River, against the North Korean forces which had invaded South Korea during the Korean War. The battle was fought between the 27th British Commonwealth Brigade and the North Korean 239th Regiment which was encircled east of Yongju, where it was attacking the US 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team (US 187 RCT).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.3, 125.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:1950 in Korea, Battles involving North Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Australia, Battles of the Korean War involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1950

Sukchon Station

Sukchon Station is the central railway station for Sukchon 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 Shukusen Station.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.3, 125.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in North Korea

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 39.3, 125.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Caves of North Korea, Kaechon, Limestone caves, South Pyongan, Tourism in North Korea

Mundok Station

Mundok Station is the central railway station for Mundok 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.3, 125.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in North Korea

Quote of the moment

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quiestest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.

Pat Conroy