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Yongsal-li Destination Guide

Explore Yongsal-li in North Korea

Yongsal-li in the region of P'yŏngan-bukto is a place in North Korea - some 87 mi or ( 140 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in Yongsal-li is now 09:38 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Seoul, Incheon, Chungju, and Yongyu-ri. Since you are here already, consider visiting Daejeon . Where to go and what to see in Yongsal-li ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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.

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Located at 39.98 124.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 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 13 km away
Tags: 2004 in North Korea, 21st-century explosions, Explosions in North Korea, Railway accidents in 2004, Railway accidents in North Korea, Ryongchon

Sohae Satellite Launching Station

Sohae Satellite Launching Station (Chosŏn'gŭl: 서해위성발사장; Hancha: 西海衛星發射場; MR: Sohae Wisŏng Palsajang, also known as Tongch'ang-dong Space Launch Center and Pongdong-ri) is a rocket launching site in Cholsan County, North Pyongan Province, North Korea. The base is located among hills close to the northern border with China. The spaceport was built on the site of the village Pongdong-ri which was displaced during construction.

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Located at 39.77 124.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Military of North Korea, Nuclear program of North Korea, Rocket launch sites, Space program of 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 20 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).

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Located at 40.07 124.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea