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Yusong-dong Destination Guide

Delve into Yusong-dong in North Korea

Yusong-dong in the region of Hamgyŏng-bukto is a city in North Korea - some 327 mi or ( 526 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Current time in Yusong-dong is now 03:59 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Wonsan, Hamhung, Vladivostok, Wangqing, and Mingyue. While being here, make sure to check out Wonsan . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Yusong-dong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 16 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 17 km away
Tags: Counties of North Korea, Mining in North Korea, Rason, Uranium mines