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Chinjon Destination Guide

Touring Chinjon in North Korea

Chinjon in the region of Hamgyŏng-bukto is located in North Korea - some 301 mi or ( 485 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in Chinjon is now 12:48 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Sariwon, Pyongyang, Hamhung, Vladivostok, and Wangqing. Being here already, consider visiting Sariwon . Check out our recomendations for Chinjon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Chongori concentration camp

Chongori concentration camp (also spelled Jungeori, Jongori or Jeonger-ri) is a reeducation camp in North Korea. The official name of the camp is Kyo-hwa-so No. 12 (Reeducation camp no. 12).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.21 129.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea

Hoeryong Stadium

Hoeryong Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Hoeryong, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches.

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Located at 42.43 129.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea


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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.43 129.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Cities in North Hamgyong