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Anhung-ni Destination Guide

Touring Anhung-ni in North Korea

Anhung-ni in the region of Gangwon is located in North Korea - some 92 mi or ( 148 km ) East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in Anhung-ni is now 10:47 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, and Jeonju. Being here already, consider visiting Daejeon . Check out our recomendations for Anhung-ni ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Ryongdam concentration camp

Kyo-hwa-so No. 8 Yongdam is a "reeducation camp" with ca. 3,000 prisoners in Kangwon, North Korea.

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Located at 39.36 127.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea

Kowon Station

Kowon Station is the central railway station for Kowon County, North Korea. It is the junction where the Pyongra Line, which connects Pyongyang to Rason, meets the Kangwon Line, which runs from Kowon to Pyonggang.

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Located at 39.44 127.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Munchon

Munch'ŏn is a North Korean city located in Kangwŏn Province. It lies on the coast of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) and borders Wonsan.

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Located at 39.26 127.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Cities in Kangwon Province (North Korea)

Action of 12 October 1950

The Action of 12 October 1950 was a battle fought during the Korean War. While conducting Operation Wonsan against sea mines in Wonsan Harbor, a squadron of United States Navy warships was attacked by North Korean Army batteries. During the operation, two American ships struck mines and sank while the remaining vessels and aircraft silenced the enemy guns. The North Koreans fired on adrift American survivors in the water, wounding several men.

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Located at 39.26 127.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Conflicts in 1950, Naval battles of the Korean War, Naval battles of the Korean War involving the United States, War crimes

Territorial Abbey of Tokwon

Tokwon Abbey was a Benedictine monastery of the Congregation of Missionary Benedictines of Saint Ottilien, located near the town of Wonsan in what is now North Korea. Originally founded as a monastic mission in Seoul, the community transferred to Tokwon in the 1920s to take charge of the newly-created Apostolic Vicariate of Wonsan. The persecution of Christians in North Korea since 1949 made any church activity in the abbacy impossible.

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Located at 39.19 127.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Asian Monasteries of the Congregation of Missionary Benedictines of Saint Ottilien, Benedictine monasteries, Human rights in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea), Monasteries in North Korea, Roman Catholic Church in North Korea