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Takkunjae Destination Guide

Discover Takkunjae in North Korea

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

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Local time in Takkunjae is now 01:16 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, and Gwangju. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Takkunjae ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 17 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea, South Hwanghae


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 21 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 21 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


Haeju is a city located in South Hwanghae Province near Haeju Bay in North Korea. It is the administrative centre of South Hwanghae Province. As of 2000, the population of the city is estimated to be 236,000. At the beginning of 20th century, it became a strategic port in Sino-Korean trade. Haeju has chemical-related enterprises and a cement factory.

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Located at 38.03 125.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: Cities in South Hwanghae, Haeju, Port cities and towns in North Korea