Delve into Wonsan in North Korea
Wonsan in the region of Gangwon with its 329,207 residents is located in North Korea - some 91 mi or ( 146 km ) East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .
Local time in Wonsan is now 08:35 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: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Gwangju, and Incheon. While being here, you might want to check out Daejeon . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Wonsan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Children in hospital, school in Wonsan, North Korea
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Interesting facts about this location
Kangwon Province (North Korea)
Kangwon Province (Kangweonto) is a province of North Korea, with its capital at Wŏnsan. Before the division of Korea in 1945, Kangwŏn Province and its South Korean neighbour Gangwon Province (also spelled Kangwon Province) formed a single province that excluded Wŏnsan.
Located at 39.15 127.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Wonsan Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Wonsan, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Wonsan Shippers. The stadium holds 15,000 people.
Located at 39.15 127.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Wonsan Station is a passenger railway station located in Wonsan, North Korea. It is on Kangwon Line, formed from parts of the Gyeongwon Line which once connected Wonsan to Seoul but which is now divided by the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
Located at 39.16 127.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Wonsan Airport is an airport in Wonsan, Kangwon-do, North Korea.
Located at 39.16 127.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
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.
Located at 39.19 127.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
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