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    Rasŏn (라선, Rajin-Sŏnbong, Najin) North Hamgyong DPRK (North Korea)

Location
Lat 42° 20′ 40″ N Long 130° 23′ 4″ E Port city located in the Kwanbuk Region in the northeastern tip of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). During the Pacific War known to the Allies as "Najin".

Today
Rason is a directly governed city surrounded by North Hamgyŏng Province (Hamgyŏng-pukto). The city borders Jilin Province, China and the Khasansky District of Primorsky Krai, Russia.

American missions against Najin
July 11 - August 7, 1945

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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