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Sinmyong-dong Destination Guide

Explore Sinmyong-dong in North Korea

Sinmyong-dong in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a town in North Korea - some 105 mi or ( 169 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Sinmyong-dong

Current time in Sinmyong-dong is now 09:49 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Seoul, Incheon, Chungju, Pyongyang, and Xiaoshi. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Seoul . Where to go and what to see in Sinmyong-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 6 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