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Ya-ch'on Destination Guide

Explore Ya-ch'on in North Korea

Ya-ch'on in the region of North Korea (general) is a place in North Korea - some 21 mi or ( 34 km ) West of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in Ya-ch'on is now 09:24 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daegu, Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, and Incheon. Since you are here already, consider visiting Daegu . Where to go and what to see in Ya-ch'on ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Onchon Airport

Onchon Airport is an airport near Onchon, Pyongan-namdo, North Korea.

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Located at 38.91 125.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea, South Pyongan

Kangso-guyok

Kangsŏ is a district in Nampo, North Korea. The population is 100,000.

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Located at 38.92 125.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Districts of Nampo

Complex of Goguryeo Tombs

The Complex of Goguryeo Tombs (Complex of Koguryo Tombs) lie in North Korea. In July 2004, they became the first UNESCO World Heritage site in the country. The site consists of 30 individual tombs from the later Goguryeo kingdom, one of Three Kingdoms of Korea, located in the cities of P'yŏngyang and Namp'o. Goguryeo was one of the strongest Korean kingdoms in the north east of China and the Korean Peninsula from 37 BCE to the 7th century CE.

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Located at 38.86 125.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in North Korea, Goguryeo, Korean art, Murals, World Heritage Sites in North Korea

Taedong River

The Taedong River is a large river in North Korea. It rises in the Rangrim Mountains of the country's north. It then flows southwest into Korea Bay at Namp'o. In between, it runs through the country's capital, Pyongyang. Along the river are landmarks such as the Juche Tower and Kim Il-sung Square. The river has a length of 439 kilometers and is generally deep. It is the fifth longest river on the Korean peninsula and the second longest in North Korea.

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Located at 38.87 125.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Geography of Pyongyang, Rivers of North Korea