Explore Yongmu in North Korea
Yongmu in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a town in North Korea - some 93 mi or ( 150 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .
Current time in Yongmu is now 05:20 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Seoul, Incheon, Chungju, and Yongsan-dong. Since you are here already, 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. Where to go and what to see in Yongmu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
North Korea Border Yalu Bridge 北朝鲜中朝友谊桥
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. ..
Crossing the Yalu river by train from Sinuiju (North-Korea) to Dandong (China)
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
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.
Located at 39.98 124.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
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.
Located at 39.98 124.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
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.
Located at 40.08 124.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
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).
Located at 40.07 124.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Sinuiju concentration camp
Kyo-hwa-so No. 3 Sinuiju is a "reeducation camp" in North Pyongan, North Korea. It holds roughly 2,500 prisoners.
Located at 40.06 124.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
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