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Tongsam-ni Destination Guide

Discover Tongsam-ni in North Korea

Tongsam-ni in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a town located in North Korea - some 46 mi or ( 74 km ) North of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Tongsam-ni

Local time in Tongsam-ni is now 03:04 AM (Saturday) . 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, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, and Yonghung-ni. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Tongsam-ni ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Kujin

The Battle of Kujin (25–26 October 1950), also known as the Battle of the Broken Bridge, took place during the United Nations (UN) offensive towards the Yalu River, which followed the North Korean invasion of South Korea at the start of the Korean War. The battle was fought between Australian forces from 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) and elements of the 17th Tank Brigade of the Korean People's Army over a key bridge across the Taeryong River near Kujin, North Korea.

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Located at 39.71 125.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1950 in Korea, Battles involving North Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Australia, Battles of the Korean War involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1950

Battle of Pakchon

The Battle of Pakchon (5 November 1950), also known as the Battle of Bochuan, took place ten days after the start of the Chinese First Phase Offensive, following the entry of the People's Volunteer Army into the Korean War. The offensive reversed the United Nations (UN) advance towards the Yalu River which had occurred after their intervention in the wake of the North Korean invasion of South Korea at the start of the war.

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Located at 39.66 125.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1950 in Korea, Battles involving North Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Australia, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1950

Maengjungni Station

Maengjung-ri Station is a railway station in Pakch'ŏn County, North Korea. It is located on the Pyongui Line, which was formed from part of the Gyeongui Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to Pyongyang. It was originally opened by the Japanese as Mōchū Station.

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Located at 39.65 125.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Unjon Station

Unjon Station is the central railway station for Unjŏn County, North Korea. It is located on the Pyongui Line, which was formed from part of the Gyeongui Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to Pyongyang. It was originally opened by the Japanese as Unden Station.

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Located at 39.66 125.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Sinanju Station

Sinanju Station is a satellite railway station for the city of Anju, North Korea. It is located on the P'yŏngŭi Line, which was formed from part of the Gyeongui Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to Pyongyang.

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Located at 39.60 125.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea