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Chongjin Destination Guide

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 .

Interactive map of Chongjin

Time in Chongjin is now 02:28 PM (Thursday) . 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.

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Located at 41.80 129.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Chongjin, Cities in North Hamgyong, Port cities and towns in North Korea

Chandongja Park

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.

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Located at 41.79 129.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Chongjin, Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea

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.

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Located at 41.77 129.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Battles of the Korean War

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.

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Located at 41.83 129.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea, North Hamgyong

Ranam Station

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.

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Located at 41.72 129.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Chongjin, Railway stations in North Korea

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Chongjin