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Discover Yangji-dong in North Korea
Yangji-dong in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a town located in North Korea - some 60 mi or ( 96 km ) North of Pyongyang , the country's capital .
Local time in Yangji-dong is now 01:08 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: Daejeon, Seoul, Incheon, Chungju, and Yongbyon. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Yangji-dong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Battle of Unsan
The Battle of Unsan, also known as the Battle of Yunshan, was a series of engagements of the Korean War that took place from 25 October to 4 November 1950 near Unsan, North Pyongan province in present-day North Korea. As part of the Chinese First Phase Campaign, the People's Republic of China's People's Volunteer Army made repeated attacks against the Republic of Korea 1st Infantry Division near Unsan beginning on 25 October, in an attempt to take advancing United Nations forces by surprise.
Located at 39.97 125.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Nyongbyon County, alternatively Yongbyon County, is a county in North Pyong'an Province, North Korea. It borders the cities of Kaech'on and Anju, and covers an area of 504 km². The city was heavily fortified during the 15th century as a result of its strategic position, and during the Joseon Dynasty, became a famous retreat for the aristocratic Yangban due to its fantastic scenery.
Located at 39.83 125.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Kaechon Airport is an airport near Kaechon, Pyongannam-do, North Korea.
Located at 39.75 125.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Kaechon concentration camp
Kaechon concentration camp (also spelled Kae'chŏn or Gaecheon) is a prison in North Korea with many political prisoners. The official name is Kyo-hwa-so (Reeducation camp) No. 1. It is not to be confused with Kaechon internment camp (Kwan-li-so Nr. 14), which is located 20 km to the south-east.
Located at 39.71 125.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Kunu-dong (Kunuri) is a village located in South Pyongan Province, North Korea. A key battle of the Korean War, the Battle of Kunu-ri, took place there in November 1950. Kunu-ri was mainly a communication center and a railroad station at the time, and it contains the lateral east-west road which runs from Sinanju on the west coast and Hungnamon the east coast.
Located at 39.71 125.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
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