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Ugun-ni Destination Guide

Delve into Ugun-ni in North Korea

Ugun-ni in the region of North Korea (general) is a city in North Korea - some 89 mi or ( 143 km ) South-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Ugun-ni

Current time in Ugun-ni is now 07:23 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan, and Gwangju. While being here, make sure to check out Daejeon . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Ugun-ni ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Kim Jong Il Dead - Strange DMZ Activity

2:00 min by Lauren Bercarich
Views: 163510 Rating: 4.69

The DMZ is the most heavily fortified border in the world. We saw first hand how North and South Korean soldiers face off in the JSA or joint security area. In a highly unusual move, more than a dozen ..

North Korean Soldier checkin us out

1:02 min by Sydddvicious
Views: 34725 Rating: 2.03

I was nervous to even take out my camera here-- especially when the North Korean soldier on the other side turned around and got something... turned out to be binoculars so that he could see what kind ..


Korea DMZ Tour - 韓国旅行記 軍事境界線ツアー 板門店 - Panmunjom

2:42 min by masarukamikura
Views: 22804 Rating: 4.47

韓国軍事境界線ツアー、板門店(Panmunjeom) Joint Security Area Korea Seoul Travel (200901) 3 ..

Do NOT cross that line! DMZ (DPRK)

0:30 min by nilov71
Views: 979 Rating: 5.00

This line represents the northern border of the DMZ. We were standing in line waiting for our turn to enter. Guards made it clear that this line should be respected. I also recommend: "North Korea - V ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Gloucester Valley Battle Monument

The Gloucester Valley Battle Monument is a memorial in South Korea that commemorates the actions of the Gloucestershire Regiment during the Battle of the Imjin River in 1951.

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Located at 37.95 126.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in South Korea, Korean War memorials and cemeteries, Monuments and memorials in South Korea

Battle of the Imjin River

For the similarly named battle during the Seven-Year War, see Battle of Imjin River (1592). The Battle of the Imjin River, also known as the Battles of Kumgul-san, P'ap'yong-san and Solma-ri or the Battle of Xuemali, took place 22–25 April 1951 during the Korean War. Forces from People’s Republic of China attacked UN positions on the lower Imjin River in an attempt to achieve a breakthrough and recapture the South Korean capital Seoul.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.94 126.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: 1951 in Korea, Battles involving South Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Belgium, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving Luxembourg, Battles of the Korean War involving the Philippines, Battles of the Korean War involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1951

Joint Security Area

The Joint Security Area (JSA) is the only portion of the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) where South and North Korean forces stand face-to-face. It is often called the "Truce Village" in both the media and various military accounts. The JSA is used by the two Koreas for diplomatic engagements and, until March 1991, was also the site of military negotiations between North Korea and the United Nations Command (UNC).

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Located at 37.96 126.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Aftermath of the Korean War, Korean Demilitarized Zone

Axe murder incident

The axe murder incident (Korean: 판문점 도끼살인사건, 板門店도끼殺人事件,도끼蠻行事件) was the killing of two United States Army officers by North Korean soldiers on August 18, 1976, in the Joint Security Area (JSA) located in the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The U.S. officers had been part of a work party cutting down a tree in the JSA. Three days later, the U.S.

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Located at 37.96 126.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 1976 in North Korea, 1976 in South Korea, Axe murder, Conflicts in 1976, Deaths by blade weapons, History of North Korea, History of South Korea, Individual trees, Korean Demilitarized Zone, Military history of North Korea, Military operations involving the United States, North Korea–United States relations, Trees

Korean Demilitarized Zone

The Korean Demilitarized Zone is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula that serves as a buffer zone between North and South Korea which runs along the 38th parallel north. The DMZ cuts the Korean Peninsula roughly in half, crossing the 38th parallel on an angle, with the west end of the DMZ lying south of the parallel and the east end lying north of it.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.96 126.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Aftermath of the Korean War, Korean Demilitarized Zone, North Korea–South Korea border, Separation barriers, Zones