|• Chosŏn'gŭl||안 주 시|
|• Hancha||安 州 市|
|• Revised Romanization||Anju-si|
View of Anju
Map of South Pyongan showing the location of Anju
|Administrative divisions||20 tong, 22 ri|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Pyongyang Time)|
Anju-si (Korean pronunciation: [an.dzu] ) is a city in the South P'yŏngan province of North Korea. Its population was 240,117 in 2008. The Ch'ongch'on River passes through Anju.
|Climate data for Anju, South Pyongan (1981–2010)|
|Average high °C (°F)||−1.7|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||−7.3|
|Average low °C (°F)||−12.7|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||10.0|
|Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm)||3.8||3.0||4.3||5.8||7.6||8.2||13.4||10.4||6.3||5.2||5.8||5.0||78.8|
|Average snowy days||4.1||3.1||2.4||0.2||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||1.8||4.9||16.5|
|Average relative humidity (%)||72.0||68.9||68.6||67.8||72.1||76.8||83.7||82.5||77.3||73.5||73.3||72.0||74.0|
|Source: Korea Meteorological Administration|
Anju-si is divided into 20 tong (neighbourhoods) and 22 ri (villages):
Anju lies near large deposits of anthracite coal, and contains one of the largest coal production facilities in the country.The deposits contain more than 130 million metric tons of coal. Namhŭng-dong is the location of the Namhŭng Youth Chemical Complex, one of North Korea's most important chemical combines. Anju also contains at least one hotel open for foreigners, used primarily to accommodate for more travelers during peak holiday times.
Anju-si is served by several stations on the P'yŏngŭi and Kaech'ŏn lines of the Korean State Railway.
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Largest cities or towns in North Korea
|Rank||Name||Administrative division||Pop.||Rank||Name||Administrative division||Pop.|
|1||Pyongyang||Pyongyang Capital City||3,255,288||11||Sunchon||South Pyongan||297,317|
|2||Hamhung||South Hamgyong||768,551||12||Pyongsong||South Pyongan||284,386|
|3||Chongjin||North Hamgyong||667,929||13||Haeju||South Hwanghae||273,300|
|4||Nampo||South Pyongan Province||366,815||14||Kanggye||Chagang||251,971|
|6||Sinuiju||North Pyongan||359,341||16||Tokchon||South Pyongan||237,133|
|7||Tanchon||South Hamgyong||345,875||17||Kimchaek||North Hamgyong||207,299|
|8||Kaechon||South Pyongan||319,554||18||Rason||Rason Special Economic Zone||196,954|
|9||Kaesong||North Hwanghae||308,440||19||Kusong||North Pyongan||196,515|
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