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Pugwon-dong Destination Guide

Discover Pugwon-dong in North Korea

Pugwon-dong in the region of P'yŏngan-namdo is a town located in North Korea - some 52 mi or ( 84 km ) North of Pyongyang , the country's capital .

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Local time in Pugwon-dong is now 01:51 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, and Yonhwa-ri. When in this area, you might want to check out Daejeon . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Pugwon-dong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Kaechon Airport

Kaechon Airport is an airport near Kaechon, Pyongannam-do, North Korea.

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Located at 39.75 125.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea, South Pyongan

Kaechon concentration camp

Kaechon concentration camp (also spelled Kae'chŏn or Gaecheon) is a prison in North Korea with many political prisoners. The official name is Kyo-hwa-so (Reeducation camp) No. 1. It is not to be confused with Kaechon internment camp (Kwan-li-so Nr. 14), which is located 20 km to the south-east.

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Located at 39.71 125.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Concentration camps in North Korea, Human rights in North Korea

Kaechon

Kaech'ŏn is a city in South Pyongan Province, North Korea. Kaechon's coordinates are {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:39|41|55|N|125|54|22|E| | |name= }}.

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Located at 39.70 125.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Cities in South Pyongan, Kaechon

Kunu-dong

Kunu-dong (Kunuri) is a village located in South Pyongan Province, North Korea. A key battle of the Korean War, the Battle of Kunu-ri, took place there in November 1950. Kunu-ri was mainly a communication center and a railroad station at the time, and it contains the lateral east-west road which runs from Sinanju on the west coast and Hungnamon the east coast.

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Located at 39.71 125.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Kaechon, Neighbourhoods in North Korea, South Pyongan

Battle of Wawon

The Battle of Wawon, also known as the Battle of Wayuan, was a series of delay actions of the Korean War that took place from November 27–29, 1950 near Wawon in present-day North Korea. After the collapse of the US Eighth Army's right flank during the Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River, the Chinese 38th Corps advanced rapidly towards the critical road junction at Kunu-ri in an effort to cut off United Nations forces' retreat route.

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Located at 39.72 126.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1950 in Korea, 1950 in Turkey, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving Turkey, Conflicts in 1950