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Yonggwang-up Destination Guide

Touring Yonggwang-up in North Korea

Yonggwang-up in the region of Hamgyŏng-namdo with its 21,882 citizens is a city located in North Korea - some 113 mi or ( 182 km ) North-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Yonggwang-up

Time in Yonggwang-up is now 06:29 PM (Wednesday) . 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: Daejeon, Seoul, Incheon, Chungju, and Yongal-li. Being here already, consider visiting Daejeon . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Yonggwang-up ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Hamhung at night.

1:40 min by James Gourley
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A video of Hamhung, DPRK at night in April 2012, this video was shot during the city's annual 'air raid practice' according to my North Korean guide. For about an hour the city was plunged into total ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Hamhŭng is North Korea's second largest city, and the capital of South Hamgyŏng Province. In late 2005, nearby Hŭngnam was made a ward (kuyŏk) within Hamhŭng-si. It has a population of 768,551 as of 2008.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.92 127.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Cities in South Hamgyong, Hamhung, Port cities and towns in North Korea

Toksan Airport

Toksan Airport is an airport in Tŏksan-dong, Hamhŭng-si, Hamgyong-namdo, North Korea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.00 127.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea, Hamhung


Hŭngnam was the third largest city in North Korea. It is a port city on the eastern coast, in South Hamgyong Province, on the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea). The city covers an area of 250 square kilometers. It is only eight miles from the slightly inland city of Hamhung. In 2005 it became a ward of Hamhung.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.83 127.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Cities in South Hamgyong

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Yonggwang-up