Unmu-do
Unmu-do is an 80 ha island in the north-eastern Yellow Sea lying about 19 km off the western coast of North Korea. The site has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bir...
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Kumya Bay Important Bird Area
The Kumya Bay Important Bird Area lies on the eastern coast of North Korea on the Sea of Japan. It comprises 4500 ha of estuarine waters, rivers and saltpans, encompassing a 2000 ha protect...
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Oksem, Dongsolbatsem, Sesolbatsem and Namsolbatsem Islands Important Bird Area
The Oksem, Dongsolbatsem, Sesolbatsem and Namsolbatsem Islands Important Bird Area comprises a group of small islands, with a collective area of about 50 ha, in the north-eastern Yellow Sea, lyin...
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Mount Kumgang
Kŭmgangsan ([kɯmɡaŋsʰan]) is a 1,638-metre (5,374 ft)-high mountain in Kangwon-do, North Korea. It is about 50 kilometres (31 mi) from the South Korean city of Sokcho in Gangwon-do. It is on...
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Taedong River estuary Important Bird Area
The Taedong River estuary Important Bird Area is an 11,500 ha site in southern South Pyongan Province of North Korea, where the Taedong River meets the Yellow Sea. It has been identified by BirdL...
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Ryonghung Gang estuary Important Bird Area
The Ryonghung Gang estuary Important Bird Area comprises the 10,000 ha estuary of the Ryonghung River where it flows into the Sea of Japan in South Hamgyong Province on the eastern coast of North...
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Baekdu Mountain
Paektu, Baekdu, or Changbai Mountain is an active volcano on the border between North Korea and China. At 2,744 m (9,003 ft), it is the highest mountain of the Changbai and Baekdudaegan rang...
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Dok-do
Dok-do is a small, rocky island in the north-eastern East Sea lying about 15 km off the western coast of North Korea. It rises to a height of 85 m and has an area of 18 ha. Based on s...
Panmun Field
Panmun Field is an 8000 ha wetland site in southern North Hwanghae Province of North Korea, close to the city of Kaesong and the border with South Korea. It contains mainly rice paddies. It has b...
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Unryul Kumsanpo
Unryul Kumsanpo is an 800 ha wetland wildlife reserve on the north-eastern shore of the Yellow Sea, on the west coast of North Korea in South Hwanghae Province south of the estuary of the Taedong...
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Lake Rangrim
Lake Rangrim, also known as Lake Nangnim, is an artificial lake in the Rangrim Mountains of Chagang Province in northern North Korea. It was formed by damming a river valley to produce hydroelectricit...
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Chilbosan (North Hamgyong)
Chilbosan (Ch’ilbo-san, Korean: 칠보산 ) is a mountain in North Hamgyong province (Hamgyŏng-bukto ), North Korea. The name translates as seven treasures, stemming from the legend that Chilbo-san has seve...
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Ongjin Bay Important Bird Area
The Ongjin Bay Important Bird Area lies on the western coast of North Korea on the Yellow Sea, in Ongjin County, South Hwanghae. It comprises 3500 ha of wetlands, including rice paddies, and enc...
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Lake Manpo and Lake Bonpo Important Bird Area
The Lake Manpo and Lake Bonpo Important Bird Area lies within the Rason Special Economic Zone on the coast of north-eastern North Korea, close to its borders with both China and Russia. The 5880 ...
Myohyang-san
Myohyang-san ("Mysterious Fragrant Mountain") is a mountain in North Korea. It is named after the mystic shapes and fragrances found in the area. It is a sacred site as, according to legend, it was t...
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Lake Samilpo
Lake Samilpo is an 80 ha freshwater lake in south-eastern Kangwon Province in south-eastern North Korea. It lies about 2 km from the coast of the Sea of Japan and 9 km north-west of the...
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Ch'ongch'on River
The Ch'ŏngch'ŏn is a river of North Korea having its source in the Rangrim Mountains of Chagang Province and emptying into the Yellow Sea at Sinanju. The river flows past Myohyang-san and through the ...
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Batoggisem, Dansem and Zamori Islands Important Bird Area
The Batoggisem, Dansem and Zamori islands Important Bird Area comprises three small islands, with a collective land area of about 50 ha, in the north-eastern Yellow Sea off the western coast of N...
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Lake Tungjong and Lake Chonapo Important Bird Area
The Lake Tungjong and Lake Chonapo Important Bird Area is a 2100 ha site lying on the western shore of the Sea of Japan, about 30 km east of the city of Wonsan in north-eastern Kangwon Provi...
Daedong Bay Important Bird Area
The Daedong Bay Important Bird Area lies on the north-eastern coast of the Yellow Sea on the west coast of North Korea near the mouth of the Taedong River. It comprises 3500 ha of marine, intert...
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Anbyon Field
Anbyon Field is a 1000 ha wetland site in Kangwon Province of North Korea. It is one of the state’s designated Natural Monuments and has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important...
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Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo Islands Important Bird Area
The Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo Islands Important Bird Area comprises a group of small islands, with a collective area of 18 ha, in the north-eastern Yellow Sea, lying close...
Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo Islands Important Bird Area - Wikipedia
Rab-do and Muki-do Islands Important Bird Area
The Rab-do and Muki-do Islands Important Bird Area comprises a group of two small islands, with a collective area of 40 ha, in the north-eastern Yellow Sea, lying close to the western coast of No...
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Kangryong Field
Kangryong Field is a 1200 ha wetland site in South Hwanghae Province of North Korea. It has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area (IBA) because it supports populati...
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Chongdan Field
Chongdan Field is a 1000 ha wetland protected area in South Hwanghae Province of North Korea. It and its surrounds, including rice paddies, have been identified by BirdLife International as a 25...
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Lake Kwangpo
Lake Kwangpo lies near the coast of South Hamgyong Province of North Korea. A 4500 ha site encompassing the lake, including adjacent rice paddies and the 2,000-hectare (4,900-acre) Lake Kwangpo ...
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Amrok River estuary Important Bird Area
The Amrok River estuary Important Bird Area comprises the North Korean part of the Amrok, or Yalu, estuary, with an area of 7000 ha, abutting the border with China on the north-eastern coast of t...
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Onchon Field
Onchon Field is a 50,000 ha wetland site in South Pyongan Province of North Korea. It contains freshwater wetlands, rice paddies and salt pans. It has been identified by BirdLife International as...
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