Explore Chongjin in North Korea
Chongjin in the region of Hamgyŏng-bukto with its 327,000 inhabitants is a place in North Korea - some 285 mi or ( 458 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .
Time in Chongjin is now 09:37 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Chuncheon, Kaesong, Hamhung, Vladivostok, and Yangmulinzi. Since you are here already, consider visiting Chuncheon . Where to go and what to see in Chongjin ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Chongjin is the capital of North Korea's North Hamgyong Province and the country's third largest city. It is sometimes called the City of Iron.
Located at 41.80 129.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Chandongja Park is a multi-use stadium in Chongjin, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Ch'ŏngjin Chandongcha. The stadium holds 15,000 people.
Located at 41.79 129.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Battle of Ongjin
The Battle of Ongjin was a part of the Operation Pokpoong that marked the beginning of the Korean War. The ROK 17th Infantry Regiment fought against the DPRK 14th Infantry Regiment and the 3rd Guard Brigade supported by a tank company at Ongjin.
Located at 41.77 129.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Chongjin concentration camp
Chongjin concentration camp is a labor camp in North Korea for political prisoners. The official name is Kwan-li-so (Penal-labor colony) No. 25. Satellite images show a major expansion of the camp after 2010.
Located at 41.83 129.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Ranam Station is a railway station located in Ranam-guyok, Chongjin, North Korea. It is located on the Pyongra Line, which connects the capital, Pyongyang, to Rason, a major port city.
Located at 41.72 129.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
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