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Och'ajil-li Destination Guide

Delve into Och'ajil-li in North Korea

Och'ajil-li in the region of Hwanghae-namdo is located in North Korea - some 82 mi or ( 132 km ) South-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Och'ajil-li

Local time in Och'ajil-li is now 04:02 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Gwangju, and Incheon. While being here, you might want to check out Daejeon . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Och'ajil-li ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Ryongyon County

Ryongyŏn County is a county in western South Hwanghae province, North Korea. Its Yellow Sea coast is known for its natural beauty and as an important habitat for plants and birds. Ryongyŏn was the first place in which Protestant Christianity was established in Korea, in the late 19th Century.

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Located at 38.15 124.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Counties of South Hwanghae

Baengnyeongdo

Baengnyeong Island is a 45.8-square-kilometre, 8.45 kilometres long and 12.56 kilometres wide island in Ongjin County, Incheon, South Korea, located near the Northern Limit Line. The 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement which ended the Korean War specified that the five islands including Baengnyeong Island would remain under United Nations Command and South Korean control. This agreement was signed by both the DPRK and the United Nations Command.

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Located at 37.97 124.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Geography of Incheon, Islands of South Korea, Islands of the Yellow Sea, Ongjin County, Incheon

2014 Asian Games

The 2014 Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad, is the largest sporting event in Asia governed by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). It is scheduled to take place in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 – October 4, 2014, with 437 events in 36 sports and disciplines set to feature in the Games. Incheon was awarded the right on April 17, 2007, defeated Delhi, India to host the Games. Incheon is the third city in South Korea after Seoul and Busan to host the Asian Games.

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Located at 37.97 124.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 2014 Asian Games, 2014 in South Korea, 2014 in multi-sport events, Scheduled sports events, Sports festivals in South Korea

ROKS Cheonan sinking

The ROKS Cheonan sinking occurred on 26 March 2010, when the Cheonan, a Republic of Korea Navy ship carrying 104 personnel, sank off the country's west coast near Baengnyeong Island in the Yellow Sea, killing 46 seamen.

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Located at 37.93 124.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: 2010 in South Korea, Conflicts in 2010, Marine salvage operations, Maritime incidents in 2010, North Korea–South Korea relations, Ships sunk by submarines, Yellow Sea

ROKS Sokcho (PCC-778)

ROKS Sokcho (PCC-778) is a South Korean Pohang-class corvette of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN). It was in the vicinity at the time of the sinking of the ROKS Cheonan and is reported to have fired shots at a possible target that it identified at that time.

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Located at 37.93 124.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Pohang-class corvettes, Ships built by Hyundai Heavy Industries