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Discover Yongyol-li in North Korea

Yongyol-li in the region of Gangwon is a town located in North Korea - some 112 mi or ( 180 km ) South-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Local time in Yongyol-li is now 07:24 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, and Gwangju. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Yongyol-li ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Free Hugs campaign alive in South Korea?

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Chase and Wilkine decided to receive "free hugs" from local high school students holding "free hugs"signs. Hey, we all need a hug! Myeong-dong is huge shopping plaza/area in Seoul, South Korea. Free H ..

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Interesting facts about this location


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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.33 127.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.32 127.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 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