Explore Songnim in North Korea
Songnim in the region of Hwanghae-bukto with its 152,425 inhabitants is a town in North Korea - some 20 mi or ( 33 km ) South of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .
Current time in Songnim is now 10:16 PM (Thursday) . 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: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, and Incheon. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Daegu . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Songnim ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Songnim is a city on the Taedong River in North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. It had a population of 100,000 in 1991. The city was originally named Solme. Iron works began to be developed during the Japanese colonial period of Korea. Before Korean independence Songnim was known as Kyŏmip'o. It was bombed during the Korean War, later it was rebuilt.
Located at 38.75 125.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Hwangju Station is a passenger railway station located in Hwangju, North Korea. It is on located on the Pyongbu Line, which was formed from part of the Kyongui Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to Pyongyang; though this line theoretically connects Pyongyang to Busan, in reality it ends at Kaesong due to the Demilitarized zone.
Located at 38.69 125.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Hukkyo Station is a passenger railway station located in Hwangju County, North Korea. It is on located on the Pyongbu Line, which was formed from part of the Kyongui Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to Pyongyang; though this line theoretically connects Pyongyang to Pusan, in reality it ends at Kaesong due to the Demilitarized zone.
Located at 38.80 125.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
The Taedong River is a large river in North Korea. It rises in the Rangrim Mountains of the country's north. It then flows southwest into Korea Bay at Namp'o. In between, it runs through the country's capital, Pyongyang. Along the river are landmarks such as the Juche Tower and Kim Il-sung Square. The river has a length of 439 kilometers and is generally deep. It is the fifth longest river on the Korean peninsula and the second longest in North Korea.
Located at 38.87 125.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Hwangju Airport is an airport near Hwangju, Hwanghae-bukto, North Korea.
Located at 38.65 125.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
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