Delve into Simgwi-ri in North Korea
Simgwi-ri in the region of Chagang-do is located in North Korea - some 142 mi or ( 228 km ) North of Pyongyang , the country's capital .
Local time in Simgwi-ri is now 12:02 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Seoul, Incheon, Pyongyang, Hamhung, and Hepingjie. While being here, you might want to check out Seoul . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Simgwi-ri ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Manpo Airport is an airport near Manpo, Chagang Province, North Korea.
Located at 41.14 126.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Manp'o is a city of northwestern Chagang Province, North Korea. As of 2008, it had an estimated population of 116,760. It looks across the border to the city of Ji'an, Jilin province, China.
Located at 41.16 126.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Ji'an Yalu River Border Railway Bridge
The Ji'an Yalu River Border Railway Bridge is a single-track railway bridge that spans the Yalu River and connects the outskirts of the Chinese town of Ji'an in Jilin Province with the North Korean town of Manp'o in Chagang Province. The bridge is 589.23 meters long and its height is 16 meters. It was constructed between 1937 and July 31, 1939 by Imperial Japan which during this time controlled both Korea and northeast China (through the puppet state of Manchukuo).
Located at 41.16 126.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
The stele of Gwanggaeto the Great of Goguryeo was erected in 414 by Jangsu of Goguryeo as a memorial to his deceased father. It is one of the major primary sources extant for the history of Goguryeo, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, and supplies invaluable historical detail on his reign as well as insights into Goguryeo mythology.
Located at 41.13 126.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in and around the city of Ji'an, Jilin province, People's Republic of China. The site was designated as a cultural World Heritage Site in 2004, qualifying as such under the first five of the six criteria for cultural heritage sites. The site contains the archaeological remains of three cities, and forty identified tombs of Koguryo imperial and noble families.
Located at 41.16 126.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
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