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Ch'ongjon-dong Destination Guide

Touring Ch'ongjon-dong in North Korea

Ch'ongjon-dong in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a city located in North Korea - some 100 mi or ( 161 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Ch'ongjon-dong

Time in Ch'ongjon-dong is now 03:49 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Seoul, Incheon, Chungju, Pyongyang, and Xiaoshi. Being here already, consider visiting Seoul . Check out our recomendations for Ch'ongjon-dong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Attack on the Sui-ho Dam

The attack on the Sui-ho Dam was the collective name for a series of mass air attacks by United Nations Command air forces on thirteen hydroelectric generating facilities that took place June 23 and June 24, 1952, during the Korean War. Primarily targeting the hydroelectric complex associated with the Sui-ho Dam in North Korea, the attacks were intended to apply political pressure at the stalled truce negotiations at Panmunjeom.

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Located at 40.47 124.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Battles and conflicts without fatalities, Battles involving the Soviet Union, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1952, United States Marine Corps in the 20th century