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Pangjin-dong Destination Guide

Explore Pangjin-dong in North Korea

Pangjin-dong in the region of Hamgyŏng-bukto is a town in North Korea - some 317 mi or ( 511 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Pangjin-dong is now 09:37 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Wonsan, Hamhung, Vladivostok, Wangqing, and Mingyue. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wonsan . Where to go and what to see in Pangjin-dong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Rason

Rason is a North Korean city and ice-free port in the Sea of Japan in the North Pacific Ocean on the northeast tip of North Korea. It is in the Kwanbuk region and location of the Rason Special Economic Zone. In South Korean pronunciation, the initial "R" of the name is pronounced as "N," as per standard Korean phonology. In 2000 the name was shortened from "Rajin-Sŏnbong" to "Rason".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.34 130.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Cities in North Hamgyong, Directly Governed Cities and Special Administrative Regions of North Korea, Port cities and towns in North Korea, Rason

Sonbong County

Sonbong County, formerly called Unggi, is a subdivision of the North Korean city of Rason. It is located at the northeastern extreme of North Korea, bordering Russia and China. It lies on Unggi Bay, an extension of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea). A uranium mine is allegedly located there, as is a 200 megawatt oil-fired power plant. The word Sonbong means "Vanguard" in Korean.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.35 130.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Counties of North Korea, Mining in North Korea, Rason, Uranium mines