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Delve into Pugo-ri in North Korea
Pugo-ri in the region of P'yŏngan-namdo is a city in North Korea - some 34 mi or ( 54 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital .
Current time in Pugo-ri is now 02:04 PM (Monday) . 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, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, and Yon'gyo-ri. While being here, make sure to check out Daejeon . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Pugo-ri ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Battle of Yongju
The Battle of Yongju (21–22 October 1950), also known as the Battle of the Apple Orchard, took place as part of the United Nations (UN) offensive towards the Yalu River, against the North Korean forces which had invaded South Korea during the Korean War. The battle was fought between the 27th British Commonwealth Brigade and the North Korean 239th Regiment which was encircled east of Yongju, where it was attacking the US 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team (US 187 RCT).
Located at 39.47 125.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Koup Station is a railway station in Chŏngju, North Korea. It is located on the Pyongui Line, which was formed from part of the Gyeongui Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to Pyongyang. It was originally opened by the Japanese as Koyū Station.
Located at 39.61 125.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Taegyo Station is a railway station in Anju, North Korea. It is located on the Pyongui Line, which was formed from part of the Gyeongui Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to Pyongyang.
Located at 39.56 125.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia. Weather is based on NOAA GFS.