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Yongch'on Destination Guide

Delve into Yongch'on in North Korea

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

Interactive map of Yongch'on

Current time in Yongch'on is now 10:19 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Seoul, Incheon, Yongyu-ri, and Yomju-up. While being here, make sure to check out Daejeon . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Yongch'on ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Baile en grupo en una plaza de Dandong

1:14 min by mitubomola
Views: 858 Rating: 0.00

Como se divierte la gente en China ..

North Korea Border Yalu Bridge 北朝鲜中朝友谊桥

0:44 min by Josh Melnick
Views: 370 Rating: 5.00

I went to the Border of North Korea and China yesterday. Dandong is a boring city, don't plan on doing anything there except look at north korea for about 2 hours everything else is lame. ..


北レス・丹東・北朝鮮料理店・柳京酒店②

0:28 min by intertechdalian
Views: 295 Rating: 0.00

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北レス・丹東・北朝鮮料理店・柳京酒店④

0:39 min by 龍也 川上
Views: 174 Rating: 0.00

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.98 124.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Counties of North Pyongan, Ryongchon

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 0 km away
Tags: 2004 in North Korea, 21st-century explosions, Explosions in North Korea, Railway accidents in 2004, Railway accidents in North Korea, 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 10 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Sinuiju North Korean Leader's Residence

The Sinuiju North Korean Leader's Residence, which may locally be known as the Central Luxury House or Central Luxury Residence, was one of the many official residences of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il. He reportedly took over the residence from his father, Kim Il-Sung after the elder Kim's death in 1994. The residence is located near Sinuiju, in the North P'yŏngan province of North Korea. Public knowledge about the residence came to light through the North Korea Uncovered project.

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Located at 40.08 124.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in North Korea, Official residences, Sinuiju