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Aptong-ni Destination Guide

Explore Aptong-ni in North Korea

Aptong-ni in the region of Gangwon is a place in North Korea - some 96 mi or ( 155 km ) South-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in Aptong-ni is now 02:30 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, and Gwangju. Since you are here already, consider visiting Daejeon . Where to go and what to see in Aptong-ni ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Outpost Harry

Outpost Harry was a remote Korean War station located on a tiny hilltop in what was commonly referred to as the "Iron Triangle" on the Korean Peninsula. This was an area approximately 60 miles (100 km) north of Seoul and was the most direct route to the South Korean capital. More than 88,000 rounds of Chinese artillery fell on Outpost Harry. Since the outpost was defended each night by only a single company of American or Greek soldiers, the Chinese had anticipated an easy capture.

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Located at 38.32 127.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving Greece, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1953, Korean War

Sanggamnyong

Sanggamnyŏng, also known as Shangganling in Chinese, Triangle Hill in South Korea, and Jane & Russell Hill in United States is a mountain pass in central North Korea. The mountain pass is part of the Triangle Hill Complex that is roughly 4 km north by northeast of Kimhwa. Situated in the valley between the Jane Russell Hill and the Sniper Ridge, the hamlet became famous in China due to the Battle of Shangganling, a large-scale battle in the Korean War.

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Located at 38.33 127.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Geography of North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea)

Battle of Triangle Hill

The Battle of Triangle Hill, also known as Operation Showdown or the Shangganling Campaign, was a protracted military engagement during the Korean War. The main combatants were two United Nations infantry divisions, with additional support from the United States Air Force, against elements of the 15th and 12th Corps of the People's Republic of China. The battle was part of American attempts to gain control of "The Iron Triangle", and took place from October 14 – November 25, 1952.

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Located at 38.32 127.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 1952 in Korea, Battles involving South Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving Colombia, Battles of the Korean War involving Ethiopia, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1952

Korea

Korea is an East Asian territory that is divided into two separate sovereign states, North Korea and South Korea. Located on the Korean Peninsula, Korea is bordered by China to the northwest and Russia to the northeast. It is separated from Japan to the east by the Korea Strait and the Sea of Japan (East Sea), and it is separated from Taiwan to the south by the East China Sea.

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Located at 38.32 127.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Disputed territories in Asia, Divided regions, East Asia, Korea

Hyon Ni Airport

Hyon Ni Airport is an airport near Hyŏl-li in Hoeyang-gun, Kangwon-do, North Korea. located 17 km southwest of Hoeyang-up.

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Located at 38.61 127.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea, Kangwon Province (North Korea)