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P'ohangch'on Destination Guide

Touring P'ohangch'on in North Korea

P'ohangch'on in the region of Hamgyŏng-namdo is located in North Korea - some 200 mi or ( 321 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in P'ohangch'on is now 02:45 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Seoul, Incheon, Chungju, Pyongyang, and Vladivostok. Being here already, consider visiting Seoul . Check out our recomendations for P'ohangch'on ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Tanch'ŏn is a city in northeastern South Hamgyong province, North Korea. It has a population of approximately 360,000. Tanchon borders the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea), into which the Namdae River flows.

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Located at 40.46 128.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Cities in South Hamgyong

Tanchon South Airport

Tanchon South Airport is an airport in Hamgyong-namdo, North Korea.

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Located at 40.40 128.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea, South Hamgyong


Kimch'aek, formerly Sŏngjin, is a city in North Hamgyong Province, North Korea. It was an open port in 1899. It has a population of 196,000. The city received its current name in 1951 during the Korean War, in honor of the Korean People's Army (KPA) general, Kim Chaek.

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Located at 40.67 129.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Cities in North Hamgyong, Port cities and towns in North Korea

Kimchaek Municipal Stadium

Kimchaek Municipal Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Kimchaek, North Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Kimchaek F.C.. The stadium holds 5,000 people.

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Located at 40.68 129.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: Football venues in North Korea, Sports venues in North Korea