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Haep'yongch'on Destination Guide

Touring Haep'yongch'on in North Korea

Haep'yongch'on in the region of Hwanghae-namdo is a city located in North Korea - some 45 mi or ( 72 km ) South-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in Haep'yongch'on is now 08:40 PM (Saturday) . 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: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, and Incheon. Being here already, consider visiting Daegu . Check out our recomendations for Haep'yongch'on ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Nampo Dam

The Nampho Dam or West Sea Dam, also known as the West Sea Barrage, is a barrage located 15 km west of the special city of Nampho, North Korea. It is a huge, eight-kilometer-long system of dams, three lock chambers, and 36 sluices, allowing the passage of ships up to 50,000 tons. The dam closes the Taedong River off from the Yellow Sea. It was built from 1981 to 1986, with the resources of the whole country directed to this main construction project.

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Located at 38.68 125.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 1986, Dams in North Korea, South Pyongan

Kuwolsan

Kuwŏlsan is a mountain in South Hwanghae, North Korea. The mountain takes its name from the ninth month of the lunar calendar, because it is considered particularly attractive in that month. The mountain is a major summer resort in North Korea, attracting many domestic tourists. The highest peak of the mountain is 954 m above sea level; this is the highest point in the short Kuwol range. Natural attractions include rock formations, water falls, and natural pools.

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Located at 38.50 125.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Biosphere reserves of North Korea, Mountains of North Korea

Unchon Up Airport

Unchon Up Airport is an airport in Hwanghae-namdo, North Korea.

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Located at 38.55 125.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea, South Hwanghae

Kwail Airport

Kwail Airport is an airport in Kwail, Hwanghae-namdo, North Korea.

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Located at 38.43 125.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea

Korean People's Air Force

The Korean People's Army Air Force,, is the name of the unified aviation forces of North Korea. The KPAF is the second-largest branch of the Korean People's Army with an estimated 110,000 personnel. It possesses between 1,600 and 1,700 aircraft of different types, mostly of Soviet and Chinese origin. Its primary task is to defend North Korean airspace. When the People's Army was formed up with Soviet help, the aviation unit became its air force branch on August 20, 1947.

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Located at 38.43 125.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Air forces by country, Aviation in North Korea, Military of North Korea, Military units and formations established in 1947