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Chongjin

Chongjin is the capital of North Korea’s North Hamgyong Province and the country’s third largest city. It is sometimes called the City of Iron.

There are several state-run higher educational facilities located here such as Chongjin University of Technology, Chongjin Mine University, Chongjin University of Education, Chongjin University of Agriculture, Chongjin University of Medicine and Chongjin University of Light Industry, plus an aquatic product research centre. We can find in Chongjin the Kim Jong Suk Teacher’s College, which was named after Kim Jong-il’s mother.

Famous scenic sites include hot springs and Mt. Chilbo. It has a zoo with no animals in it. Chongjin’s most famous product is processed squid. The city is home to the football team, the Chongjin Chandongcha. The local newspaper is the Hambuk Daily. Chongjin is featured in the book Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick.

Kim Il Sung Statue Chongjin
Kim Il Sung Statue Chongjin
Chongjin Central Square
Chongjin Central Square
Library Chongjin
Library Chongjin
Seaman's Bar Chongjin
Seaman’s Bar Chongjin
Chongjin Steelworks
Chongjin Steelworks
Chongjin Primary School
Chongjin Primary School
Chongjin port
Chongjin Port

 

AROUND CHONGJIN:

Mount Paektu
Mount Paektu
Rason
Rason
Chilbo
Chilbo
Hamhung
Hamhung

 

WHERE TO STAY:

– Chongjin Tourist Hotel (3*)

HOW TO GET TO CHONGJIN

By plane

The most popular way to reach Chongjin is to charter a plane from Pyongyang or Samjiyon (after 1 hour flight). This is best combined with a visit to Mount Paektu or Chilbo.

Overland

It is possible to drive to Chongjin via Rason in the far north of DPRK.