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Hwagang-ni Destination Guide

Explore Hwagang-ni in North Korea.

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Hwagang-ni in the region of P'yŏngyang-si is a place in North Korea - some 23 mi (or 37 km) East of Pyongyang, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Hwagang-ni is now 06:51 PM (Tuesday). 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, Gwangju, Incheon or Songjae. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tongnyong-mal, Taeri-rodongjagu, T'aejang-ni, Songnum-ni, Paegwol-li and Chirye-ri. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Kangdong concentration camp

Kangdong concentration camp (also spelled Gangdong) is a reeducation camp in North Korea. The official name of the camp is Kyo-hwa-so No. 4 (Reeducation camp no. 4).

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Located at 39.11, 126.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea

Mausoleum of Tangun

The Mausoleum of Dangun is ancient burial site in Kangdong near Pyongyang, North Korea. It is claimed by North Korea to be the tomb of Dangun, legendary founder of Gojoseon, the first Korean kingdom. The Mausoleum was extensively restored in 1994. The complex occupies about 1.8 km² (.70 mi²) on the slope of Mount Taebaek (대박산). The complex is divided into three major sections: restoration work area, stone statue area, and the burial site.

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Located at 39.11, 126.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in North Korea, Gojoseon, Korean mythology, Mausoleums

Kangdong Airport

Kangdong Airport is an airport near Kangdong, Pyongyang-si, North Korea.

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Located at 39.11, 126.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Airports in North Korea

Kangdong Residence

Kangdong Residence is the summer retreat and second major residence of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un besides Ryongsong Residence.

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Located at 39.11, 126.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Pyongyang, Kim Jong-il, Official residences

Sungho County

Sŭngho or Sŭngho-gun is a county of North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. It was formerly one of the 19 guyŏk that constitute Pyongyang, but in 2010, it was administratively reassigned from Pyongyang to North Hwanghae; foreign media attributed the change as an attempt to relieve shortages in Pyongyang's food distribution system.

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Located at 39.11, 126.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Counties of North Hwanghae