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Yakchol-li Destination Guide

Explore Yakchol-li in North Korea

Yakchol-li in the region of P'yŏngan-namdo is a place in North Korea - some 25 mi or ( 40 km ) North-West of Pyongyang , the country's capital city .

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Time in Yakchol-li is now 09:49 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, Daegu, Seoul, Incheon, and Yung-ni. Since you are here already, consider visiting Daejeon . Where to go and what to see in Yakchol-li ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Opa Station

Opa Station is the central railway station for Pyongwon County, 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.

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Located at 39.33 125.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

Sukchon Station

Sukchon Station is the central railway station for Sukchon County, 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 Shukusen Station.

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Located at 39.41 125.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Railway stations in North Korea

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).

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Located at 39.47 125.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: 1950 in Korea, Battles involving North Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Australia, Battles of the Korean War involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1950

Songam Cavern

Songam Cavern is a major tourist venue in North Korea. It consists of 17 well-lit karst caves full of picturesque stone formations including stalactites and stalagmites. The cavern is located in Kaech'ŏn-si, South Pyongan Province. Among the 70 scenic sites within the caverns are the flower gate (Kkotmun Dong), a waterfall (Phokpho Dong), an underground snowscape (Solgyong Dong) and a series of geological curiosities named Kiam Dong. The venue is lighted and air conditioned.

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Located at 39.48 125.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Caves of North Korea, Kaechon, Limestone caves, South Pyongan, Tourism in North Korea

Pyongyang Sunan International Airport

Pyongyang Sunan International Airport is the main airport serving Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. It is located in the city's Sunan-guyŏk district, 24 kilometres from the city's centre. The airport has two runways, the larger of which (01/19) is in use while the second runway (17/35) is closed. Its hours of operation are from 06:00 to 22:00 in the summer and 07:00 to 21:00 in the winter. The airport is the main hub for the national flag carrier, Air Koryo.

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Located at 39.22 125.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Airports in North Korea, Transport in Pyongyang