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Haenggangch'am Destination Guide

Delve into Haenggangch'am in North Korea

Haenggangch'am in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a city in North Korea - some 68 mi or ( 110 km ) North of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Current time in Haenggangch'am is now 03:44 AM (Friday) . 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, Seoul, Incheon, Chungju, and Yongyonch'am. While being here, make sure to check out Daejeon . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Haenggangch'am ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

International Friendship Exhibition

The International Friendship Exhibition is a large museum complex located at Myohyangsan, North Pyongan province, in North Korea. It is a collection of halls that house gifts presented to former leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il from various foreign dignitaries. The protocol of gift-giving is well established in Korean culture. Built in a traditional style, the halls opened on August 26, 1978 and consist of over 150 rooms covering a total area of between 28,000 and 70,000 square meters.

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Located at 40.02 126.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1978, Museums in North Korea, North Korean culture, North Pyongan, Propaganda in North Korea

Pohyonsa

Pohyon-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Hyangsan county in North Pyong'an Province, North Korea. It is located within the Myohyang Mountains. Founded under the Koryo dynasty at the start of the 11th century, the temple flourished as one of the greatest centers of Buddhism in the north of Korea, and became a renowned place of pilgrimage. Like most other temples in North Korea, the complex suffered extensive damage from US bombing during the Korean War.

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Located at 40.01 126.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in North Korea, National Treasures of North Korea, North Pyongan

Battle of Onjong

The Battle of Onjong, also known as the Battle of Wenjing, was one of the first engagements between Chinese and United Nations forces during the Korean War. It took place around Onjong in present-day North Korea from October 25 to October 29, 1950.

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Located at 40.11 125.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: 1950 in Korea, Battles involving South Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Conflicts in 1950

Huichon

Hŭich'ŏn is a city in the southern part of Chagang Province, North Korea. The population is 163,000 (1987 data).

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Located at 40.17 126.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Cities in Chagang