China–North Korea border

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The China–North Korea border is the international border separating the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).wikipedia
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North Korea

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The China–North Korea border is the international border separating the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).
To the north and northwest, the country is bordered by China and by Russia along the Amnok (known as the Yalu in Chinese) and Tumen rivers; it is bordered to the south by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two.

Paektu Mountain

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From west to east, the Amnokgang, Paektu Mountain, and the Tumen River divide the two countries. The source of the Yalu is Heaven Lake on Paektu Mountain, which is considered the birthplace of the Korean and Manchu peoples.
Paektu Mountain or Baekdu Mountain is an active volcano on the China–North Korea border.

Dandong

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Dandong, in the Liaoning Province of China, on the Amnokgang delta, is the largest city on the border.
It is the largest Chinese border city, facing Sinuiju, North Korea across the Yalu River, which demarcates the Sino-North Korean border.

Sino–Korean Friendship Bridge

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Their waterfronts face each other and are connected by the Sino–Korean Friendship Bridge.
The Sino–Korean Friendship Bridge or China–North Korea Friendship Bridge is a bridge across the Yalu River on the China–North Korea border.

Tumen River

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From west to east, the Amnokgang, Paektu Mountain, and the Tumen River divide the two countries.
The river flows in northeast Asia, on the border between China and North Korea in its upper reaches, and between North Korea and Russia in its last 17 km before entering the Sea of Japan.

North Korean defectors

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Many North Korean defectors cross into China.
The most common strategy is to cross the border into Jilin and Liaoning provinces in northeast China before fleeing to a third country, due to China being a relatively close ally of North Korea.

Yalu River

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From west to east, the Amnokgang, Paektu Mountain, and the Tumen River divide the two countries. Dandong, in the Liaoning Province of China, on the Amnokgang delta, is the largest city on the border.
Together with the Tumen River to its east, and a small portion of Paektu Mountain, the Yalu forms the border between North Korea and China and is notable as a site involved in military conflicts such as the First Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War, World War II, and the Korean War.

China

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The China–North Korea border is the international border separating the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).

Liaoning

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Dandong, in the Liaoning Province of China, on the Amnokgang delta, is the largest city on the border.

Sinuiju

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On the other side of the river is the city of Sinuiju in North Pyongan Province, North Korea.

Yellow Sea

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The two cities are situated on the Yalu river delta at the western end of the border, near the Yellow Sea.

Hwanggumpyong Island

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North Korea possesses 127 and China 78. Due to the division criteria, some islands such as Hwanggumpyong Island belong to North Korea even though they are on the Chinese side of the river.

Heaven Lake

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The source of the Yalu is Heaven Lake on Paektu Mountain, which is considered the birthplace of the Korean and Manchu peoples.

Manchu people

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The source of the Yalu is Heaven Lake on Paektu Mountain, which is considered the birthplace of the Korean and Manchu peoples.

Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture

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There are a significant number of ethnic Koreans in Northeast China, particularly in the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture.

Personal flotation device

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A common wedding day event for many Chinese couples involve renting boats, putting life preservers on over their wedding clothes, and going to the North Korean border to have wedding photos taken.

North Pyongan Province

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On the other side of the river is the city of Sinuiju in North Pyongan Province, North Korea.