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Discover So-gol in North Korea

So-gol in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a town located in North Korea - some 95 mi or ( 153 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Local time in So-gol is now 07:49 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Seoul, Incheon, Yongyu-ri, and Yongbong. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in So-gol ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



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Crossing the Yalu river by train from Sinuiju (North-Korea) to Dandong (China)

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From the sober landscape of North-Korea to the big buildings with neon lights in China. A surrealistic experience! ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Ryongchon disaster

The Ryongchŏn disaster was a train disaster that occurred in the town of Ryongchŏn, North Korea, near the border with the People's Republic of China on April 22, 2004, at 39 58' 58.60"N 124 27' 32.18"E. The disaster occurred when flammable cargo exploded at Ryongchon Station at around 13:00 local time. The news was released by South Korean media outlets, which reported that up to 3,000 people had been killed or injured in the blast and subsequent fires.

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Located at 39.98 124.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 2004 in North Korea, 21st-century explosions, Explosions in North Korea, Railway accidents in 2004, Railway accidents in North Korea, Ryongchon

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 2 km away
Tags: Counties of North Pyongan, Ryongchon

Sinuiju concentration camp

Kyo-hwa-so No. 3 Sinuiju is a "reeducation camp" in North Pyongan, North Korea. It holds roughly 2,500 prisoners.

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Located at 40.06 124.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea

Namsinuiju Station

Namsinuiju Station, or South Sinuiju Station is a railway station in North Korea. It is the located on the Pyongui Line, which runs from Pyongyang to Sinuiju (and which, in South Korea, is considered part of the Gyeongui Line, theoretically connecting Sinuiju to Seoul).

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Located at 40.07 124.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Yalu River (Nonni River tributary)

The Yalu River is a river in the northern Manchuria, a right (western) tributary of the Nonni River. The Yalu starts on the eastern slopes of the Greater Khingan Range, and flows in the general south-eastern direction through Inner Mongolia and Heilongjiang Province. The Yalu flows into the Nonni River some 100 km south of Qiqiha'er.

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Located at 39.93 124.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Rivers of China, Rivers of Heilongjiang, Rivers of Inner Mongolia