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Pup'o-nodongjagu Destination Guide

Delve into Pup'o-nodongjagu in North Korea

Pup'o-nodongjagu in the region of Hwanghae-namdo is located in North Korea - some 85 mi or ( 136 km ) South of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Local time in Pup'o-nodongjagu is now 10:02 PM (Tuesday) . 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, Busan, and Gwangju. While being here, you might want to check out Daejeon . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Pup'o-nodongjagu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Yeonpyeong Island or Yeonpyeongdo (referred to by the DPRK as Yŏnphyŏng Islet) is a group of South Korean islands in the Yellow Sea, located about 80 km west of Incheon and 12 km south of the coast of Hwanghae Province, North Korea. The main island of the group is Daeyeonpyeongdo ("Big Yeonpyeong Island"), also referred to simply as Yeonpyeong Island, with an area of 7.01 km and a population of around 1,300.

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Located at 37.67 125.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Geography of Incheon, Islands of South Korea, Islands of the Yellow Sea, Ongjin County, Incheon

Bombardment of Yeonpyeong

The bombardment of Yeonpyeong was an artillery engagement between the North Korean military and South Korean forces stationed on Yeonpyeong Island on 23 November 2010. Following a South Korean artillery exercise in waters in the south, North Korean forces fired around 170 artillery shells and rockets at Yeonpyeong Island, hitting both military and civilian targets. The shelling caused widespread damage on the island, killing four South Koreans and injuring 19.

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Located at 37.67 125.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 2010 in North Korea, 2010 in South Korea, Conflicts in 2010, Lee Myung-bak Government, Murder in 2010, North Korea–South Korea relations, Yellow Sea

Ongjin Airport

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

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Located at 37.93 125.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea, South Hwanghae

Haeju Airport

Haeju Airport is an airport located in Haeju, South Hwanghae, North Korea. Haeju Airport is controlled by the Korean People's Army. The airport mainly operates military flights but also has a limited number of civilian flights. This airport is notorious to South Korean intelligence authorities, because former North Korean Intelligence agents frequently use it as a transfer point. The single runway 12/30 is 6200x289 ft (1890x88 m).

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Located at 38.01 125.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea