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Haejung-ni Destination Guide

Discover Haejung-ni in North Korea

Haejung-ni in the region of Hamgyŏng-namdo is a town located in North Korea - some 93 mi or ( 150 km ) East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Local time in Haejung-ni is now 09:58 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, and Jeonju. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Haejung-ni ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Kowon Station

Kowon Station is the central railway station for Kowon County, North Korea. It is the junction where the Pyongra Line, which connects Pyongyang to Rason, meets the Kangwon Line, which runs from Kowon to Pyonggang.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.44 127.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Ryongdam concentration camp

Kyo-hwa-so No. 8 Yongdam is a "reeducation camp" with ca. 3,000 prisoners in Kangwon, North Korea.

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Located at 39.36 127.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea


Munch'ŏn is a North Korean city located in Kangwŏn Province. It lies on the coast of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) and borders Wonsan.

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Located at 39.26 127.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Cities in Kangwon Province (North Korea)

Action of 12 October 1950

The Action of 12 October 1950 was a battle fought during the Korean War. While conducting Operation Wonsan against sea mines in Wonsan Harbor, a squadron of United States Navy warships was attacked by North Korean Army batteries. During the operation, two American ships struck mines and sank while the remaining vessels and aircraft silenced the enemy guns. The North Koreans fired on adrift American survivors in the water, wounding several men.

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Located at 39.26 127.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Conflicts in 1950, Naval battles of the Korean War, Naval battles of the Korean War involving the United States, War crimes