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Araesaebatch'i Destination Guide

Discover Araesaebatch'i in North Korea

Araesaebatch'i in the region of Hamgyŏng-bukto is a town located in North Korea - some 326 mi or ( 525 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Local time in Araesaebatch'i is now 09:31 AM (Thursday) . 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: Wonsan, Hamhung, Vladivostok, Wangqing, and Mingyue. When in this area, you might want to check out Wonsan . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Araesaebatch'i ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Camp 22

Camp 22 (also called Hoeryong concentration camp or Haengyong concentration camp) is a political prison camp in North Korea. The official name is Kwan-li-so (penal labor colony) No. 22. The camp is a maximum security area, completely isolated from the outside world. Prisoners and their families are held in lifelong detention. Satellite image analysis and reports indicate major changes or even a closure of Camp 22 in 2012.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.54 129.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Concentration camps in North Korea, North Hamgyong


Hoeryŏng is a city in North Hamgyŏng Province, North Korea. It is opposite Jilin Province, China, with the Tumen River in between. Sanhe (三合鎮), in Longjing prefecture, is the closest Chinese town across the river. Hoeryŏng is said to be the birthplace of Kim Il Sung's first wife and Kim Jong Il's mother, Kim Jong Suk. The Hoeryong concentration camp is located some 20 kilometers from the city.

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Located at 42.43 129.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Cities in North Hamgyong