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Ok-tong Destination Guide

Discover Ok-tong in North Korea

Ok-tong in the region of North Korea (general) is a place located in North Korea - some 48 mi or ( 77 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Local time in Ok-tong is now 12:15 AM (Thursday) . 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, Incheon, and Yung-ni. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ok-tong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Chongju (1950)

The Battle of Chongju (29–30 October 1950) took place during the United Nations (UN) offensive towards the Yalu River, which followed the North Korean invasion of South Korea at the start of the Korean War. The battle was fought between Australian forces from 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) and the 17th Tank Brigade of the Korean People's Army for control of Chongju, North Korea and the surrounding area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.65 125.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: 1950 in Korea, Battles involving North Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Australia, Battles of the Korean War involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1950

Chongju

Chongju (also Jongju) is a si, or city, in southern North Pyongan province, North Korea. Prior to 1994, it was designated as a kun or county. The terrain is mostly level, but mountainous in the north. To the south lies the Chongju Plain, where the hills do not rise above 200 metres. Chongju also includes approximately 10 islands in the Yellow Sea. Some 40 percent of Chongju is covered by coniferous forestland.

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Located at 39.65 125.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Cities in North Pyongan

Unjon Station

Unjon Station is the central railway station for Unjŏn County, North Korea. It is located on the Pyongui Line, which was formed from part of the Gyeongui Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to Pyongyang. It was originally opened by the Japanese as Unden Station.

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Located at 39.66 125.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Koup Station

Koup Station is a railway station in Chŏngju, North Korea. It is located on the Pyongui Line, which was formed from part of the Gyeongui Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to Pyongyang. It was originally opened by the Japanese as Koyū Station.

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Located at 39.61 125.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Battle of Kujin

The Battle of Kujin (25–26 October 1950), also known as the Battle of the Broken Bridge, took place during the United Nations (UN) offensive towards the Yalu River, which followed the North Korean invasion of South Korea at the start of the Korean War. The battle was fought between Australian forces from 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) and elements of the 17th Tank Brigade of the Korean People's Army over a key bridge across the Taeryong River near Kujin, North Korea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.71 125.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: 1950 in Korea, Battles involving North Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Australia, Battles of the Korean War involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1950