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Anp'yong Destination Guide

Explore Anp'yong in North Korea

Anp'yong in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a place in North Korea - some 80 mi or ( 129 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in Anp'yong is now 09:18 AM (Sunday) . 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: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, and Yunsong. Since you are here already, consider visiting Daejeon . Where to go and what to see in Anp'yong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Sohae Satellite Launching Station

Sohae Satellite Launching Station (Chosŏn'gŭl: 서해위성발사장; Hancha: 西海衛星發射場; MR: Sohae Wisŏng Palsajang, also known as Tongch'ang-dong Space Launch Center and Pongdong-ri) is a rocket launching site in Cholsan County, North Pyongan Province, North Korea. The base is located among hills close to the northern border with China. The spaceport was built on the site of the village Pongdong-ri which was displaced during construction.

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Located at 39.77 124.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Military of North Korea, Nuclear program of North Korea, Rocket launch sites, Space program of North Korea

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 16 km away
Tags: 1998 in North Korea, 1998 in spaceflight, Space program of North Korea

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 16 km away
Tags: Lists of rocket launches, Rocket launch sites, Spaceports

Pansong archipelago

The Pansŏng Archipelago is a chain of islands located off the coast of Cholsan county, North Korea. The chain includes North Korea's largest island, Sinmi-do.

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Located at 39.69 124.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Islands of Korea, North Pyongan

Ryongchon County

Ryongch'ŏn County is a kun (county) in North P'yǒngan Province, North Korea, at the mouth of the Yalu River. The county seat is Ryongchŏn-ŭp, about 20 kilometers from the border with China. The area has a reported population of 27,000 and is a center of chemical and metalworking production.

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Located at 39.98 124.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Counties of North Pyongan, Ryongchon