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Ok'pyong-dong Destination Guide

Discover Ok'pyong-dong in North Korea

Ok'pyong-dong in the region of Gangwon is a place located in North Korea - some 84 mi or ( 136 km ) East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Ok'pyong-dong

Local time in Ok'pyong-dong is now 08:30 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, and Jeonju. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ok'pyong-dong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 6 km away
Tags: Cities in Kangwon Province (North Korea)

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 8 km away
Tags: Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea

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 13 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

Wonsan

Wŏnsan is a port city and naval base that was opened by the occupying Japanese in 1880. It is located in the Kangwon Province (North Korea) of North Korea, on the westernmost part of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) and the capital of that province. However, before the Korean War, it was located in a province called South Hamgyong, and during that war, it was the location of the Blockade of Wonsan. The population of the city is estimated to have been 331,000 in 2000.

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Located at 39.19 127.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Cities in Kangwon Province (North Korea), Port cities and towns in North Korea, Wonsan

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 17 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea