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K'un-gol Destination Guide

Touring K'un-gol in North Korea

K'un-gol in the region of Hamgyŏng-bukto is a city located in North Korea - some 283 mi or ( 456 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of K'un-gol

Time in K'un-gol is now 10:28 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Chuncheon, Pyongyang, Hamhung, Vladivostok, and Yangmulinzi. Being here already, consider visiting Chuncheon . Check out our recomendations for K'un-gol ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.83 129.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea, North Hamgyong

Chongjin

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 8 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 8 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 12 km away
Tags: Battles of the Korean War

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 12 km away
Tags: Chongjin, Railway stations in North Korea