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Yonp'o-ri Destination Guide

Delve into Yonp'o-ri in North Korea

Yonp'o-ri in the region of Chagang-do is a city in North Korea - some 159 mi or ( 255 km ) North of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Current time in Yonp'o-ri is now 11:49 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Seoul, Incheon, Pyongyang, Dahuanggou, and Hepingjie. While being here, make sure to check out Seoul . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Yonp'o-ri ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Manpo

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.

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Located at 41.16 126.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: China–North Korea border crossings, Cities in Chagang

Manpo Airport

Manpo Airport is an airport near Manpo, Chagang Province, North Korea.

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Located at 41.14 126.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea, Chagang Province

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).

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Located at 41.16 126.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 1939, Buildings and structures in Jilin, Railway bridges in China, Transport in Jilin

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.

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Located at 41.16 126.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in China, Buildings and structures in Jilin, Chinese architectural history, Chinese art, Goguryeo, Visitor attractions in Jilin, World Heritage Sites in China

Gwanggaeto Stele

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.

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Located at 41.13 126.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: 5th-century architecture, Goguryeo, History of Korea, Korean steles