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Amch'on Destination Guide

Delve into Amch'on in North Korea

Amch'on in the region of Hamgyŏng-bukto is a city in North Korea - some 237 mi or ( 382 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Current time in Amch'on is now 12:07 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Seoul, Incheon, Pyongyang, Hamhung, and Vladivostok. While being here, make sure to check out Seoul . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Amch'on ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Hwadae County

Hwadae County is a county in southern North Hamgyong province, North Korea, with an area of about 460 km² and a population of approximately 70,000. It adjoins the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) on the east and south. By land, it adjoins Kimchaek and Kilchu to the west, and Myŏngch'ŏn to the north. The county was formed from parts of Kilchu and Myŏngch'ŏn in the 1950s, as part of a general reorganization of local government. Administratively, Hwadae is divided into one ŭp and 20 ri.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.84 129.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Counties of North Hamgyong

Tonghae Satellite Launching Ground

The Tonghae Satellite Launching Ground, also known as Musudan-ri, is a rocket launching site in North Korea.

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Located at 40.86 129.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Military of North Korea, North Hamgyong, Nuclear program of North Korea, Rocket launch sites, Space program of North Korea

Chilbosan (North Hamgyong)

Chilbosan is a mountain in North Hamgyong province (Hamgyŏng-bukto), North Korea. The name translates as seven treasures, stemming from the legend that Chilbo-san has seven treasures buried in it. Chilbo-san is particularly noted for its views when covered in snow. The mountain is commonly divided into Inner Chilbo, Outer Chilbo, and Sea Chilbo. Amongst the main attractions apart from the views is the Kaesim Temple, dating from the 9th century.

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Located at 41.04 129.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Mountains of North Korea

Kilju County

Kilju, sometimes romanized as Kilchu, is a county in North Hamgyong province, North Korea. The county seat is Kilju Town.

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Located at 40.96 129.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Counties of North Hamgyong

Myongchon County

Myŏngch'ŏn County is a kun, or county, in North Hamgyong province, North Korea. The Taepodong missile base is located here. In addition, the county is home to numerous hot springs.

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Located at 41.07 129.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Counties of North Hamgyong