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An-gol Destination Guide

Touring An-gol in North Korea

An-gol in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is located in North Korea - some 59 mi or ( 96 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in An-gol is now 12:12 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, and Yunsong. Being here already, consider visiting Daejeon . Check out our recomendations for An-gol ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Sinmido is the largest island in North Korea. It is situated in the scenic Pansong archipelago in the West Korea Bay. Its area is 52 km².

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Located at 39.57 124.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Islands of North Korea, North Pyongan

List of rocket launch sites

This article constitutes a list of rocket launch sites. Some of these sites are known as spaceports or cosmodromes. A single rocket launch is sufficient for inclusion in the table, as long as the site is properly documented through a reference. Missile locations with no launches are not included in the list. Proposed and planned sites and sites under construction are not included in the main tabulation, but may appear in condenced lists under the tables.

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Located at 39.66 124.71 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Lists of rocket launches, Rocket launch sites, Spaceports

Kwangmyŏngsŏng program

The Kwangmyŏngsŏng programme is a class of experimental satellites developed by North Korea. The name Kwangmyŏngsŏng (광명성 is from a Chinese-language poem by Kim Il-sung. The first class of satellite built by Korea, the program started in the 1980s. There appear to have been four launch attempts.

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Located at 39.66 124.71 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 1998 in North Korea, 1998 in spaceflight, Space program of North Korea

Kwaksan Station

Kwaksan Station is the central railway station for Kwaksan 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 Kakusan Station.

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Located at 39.68 125.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea