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    Rasŏn 라선 (Rajin-Sŏnbong, Najin) North Hamgyŏng Province DPRK (North Korea)
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Lat 42° 20′ 40″ N Long 130° 23′ 4″ E  Rasŏn 라선 is a port city located in the Kwanbuk Region in the northeastern tip of the Korean Peninsula in North Hamgyŏng Province in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). To the north is the international border with Jilin Province in China and the Khasansky District of Primorsky Krai in Russia. During the Pacific War known to the Allies as "Najin". Also known as Rajin-Sŏnbong.

Wartime History
During the last months of the Pacific War attacked by B-29s on the longest missions of the war.

American missions against Najin (Rasŏn)
July 11, 1945–August 7, 1945

Today
Rason is a directly governed city surrounded by North Hamgyŏng Province (Hamgyŏng-pukto).

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Last Updated
December 11, 2018

 

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