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Kanghwa Destination Guide

Delve into Kanghwa in South Korea

Kanghwa in the region of Incheon with its 25,535 residents is located in South Korea - some 30 mi or ( 48 km ) North-West of Seoul , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kanghwa

Local time in Kanghwa is now 02:40 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Seoul " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tongje-ri, Deokpo, Deokjin, Daejeon, and Daegu. While being here, you might want to check out Tongje-ri . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Kanghwa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Norh Korea & South Korea's border: the DMZ

4:48 min by mattleviking
Views: 25150 Rating: 4.80

Short trip into the DMZ. ..

New theme song MONKEY KING ( Journey To The West )

3:03 min by Dianrana1
Views: 23254 Rating: 4.68

This video was taken at the time the movie runs out of each episode this link mp3 on my shared www.4shared.com ..


North Korea: A trip to the DMZ

5:06 min by Ray Cunningham
Views: 1656 Rating: 5.00

Videos taken on a trip from Pyongyang North Korea to the DMZ and Joint Security Area. ..

DORASAN STATION (DMZ) - a gateway to North Korea

1:20 min by VascoPolonia
Views: 1297 Rating: 5.00

Dorasan Station is located on the Gyeongui line, which once connected North and South Korea and is the last station in South Korea before the North Korean border. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Ganghwado

Ganghwa Island is an island in the estuary of the Han River, on the west coast of South Korea. Ganghwa Island is separated from Gimpo, on the mainland, by a narrow channel, which is spanned by two bridges. The main channel of the Han River separates the island from Gaeseong in North Korea. About 65,500 people live on the island. With an area of 302.4 km, it constitutes most of Ganghwa County, a division of Incheon Municipality.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.70 126.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Ganghwa County, Geography of Incheon, Islands of South Korea, Islands of the Yellow Sea

Gimpo

Gimpo is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. It borders on Incheon, with which it shares the South Korean side of the Han River estuary, as well as Seoul and the lesser cities of Paju and Goyang. North Korea is across the Han River. The current mayor is Young-Rok,Yoo. The city's population of more than 220,000 is made up of more than 71,000 households. Gimpo Airport (formerly Kimpo International Airport) used to be located inside the city, but is now part of Seoul.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.70 126.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Cities in Gyeonggi Province, Gimpo

Battle of Imjin River (1592)

For the similarly named battle during the Korean War (1950-1953), see Battle of the Imjin River. The Battle of Imjin River was a battle during the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598). It resulted in a Japanese victory.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.78 126.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: 1592 in Japan, 1592 in Korea, Battles of the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598), Conflicts in 1592

Imjin River

The Imjin River is the 7th largest river in Korea, North and South Korea. It flows from North to South, crossing the Demilitarized Zone and joining the Han River downstream of Seoul, very near the Yellow Sea. The river is not the namesake of the Imjin Waeran Japanese invasions of Korea in the late 1500s.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.78 126.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: International rivers of Asia, North Korea–South Korea border, Rivers of North Korea, Rivers of South Korea

Yeongjong Bridge

The Yeongjong Grand Bridge is a self-anchored suspension bridge located in Incheon, South Korea, linking Yeongjong Island to the Korean mainland. The bridge is part of the Incheon International Airport Expressway and was completed in 2000. The total length of the bridge is 4,420 metres, of which the main suspension bridge takes 550 metres, a truss bridge 2,250 metres and a steel box girder bridge 1,620 metres .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.55 126.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 2000, Bridges in South Korea, Self-anchored suspension bridges, Suspension bridges in South Korea

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kanghwa