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Yongmu Destination Guide

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 .

Interactive map of Yongmu

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.


Videos

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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Crossing the Yalu river by train from Sinuiju (North-Korea) to Dandong (China)

3:53 min by bresjus
Views: 144 Rating: 5.00

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

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 5 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.98 124.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 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 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.

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

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).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.07 124.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Sinuiju concentration camp

Kyo-hwa-so No. 3 Sinuiju is a "reeducation camp" in North Pyongan, North Korea. It holds roughly 2,500 prisoners.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.06 124.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea