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Discover Yangji in North Korea
Yangji in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a town located in North Korea - some 97 mi or ( 157 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital .
Local time in Yangji is now 03:53 PM (Monday) . 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: Qianyang, Donggang, Daejeon, Seoul, and Incheon. When in this area, you might want to check out Qianyang . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Yangji ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Hwanggumpyong Island is a river island in the Yalu river, lying on the border between North Korea and China. It now belongs to North Korea, due to ethnic Koreans living on the island at the time of the 1962 border treaty. The island abuts the Chinese side of the river. In June 2011, an agreement with China was made to establish a joint free trade area on Hwanggumpyong and Wihwa Islands, and the China border area near Dandong.
Located at 39.86 124.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Wihwa Island is a river island in the Yalu river, lying on the border between North Korea and China. It now belongs to North Korea, due to ethnic Koreans living on the island at the time of the 1962 border treaty. Wihwa Island is historically famous for the decision of General Yi Songgye in 1392 to there turn back his army southward to Kaesong in the first of a series of revolts that eventually led to the establishment of the Yi Dynasty.
Located at 39.87 124.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
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.
Located at 39.93 124.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
The Pansŏng Archipelago is a chain of islands located off the coast of Cholsan county, North Korea. The chain includes North Korea's largest island, Sinmi-do.
Located at 39.69 124.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia. Weather is based on NOAA GFS.