Chungsan County

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Chŭngsan County

증산군
Korean transcription(s)
   Chosŏn'gŭl
   Hancha
   McCune-Reischauer Chŭngsan-gun
   Revised Romanization Jeungsan-gun
DPRK2006 Pyongnam-Jungsan.PNG
Map of South Pyongan showing the location of Chungsan
Country North Korea
Province South P'yŏngan
Administrative divisions 1 ŭp, 17 ri
Area
  Total346.32 km2 (133.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2008 [1] )
  Total113,613
  Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)

Chŭngsan County is a kun (county) in South Pyongan Province, North Korea.

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Re-education Camp No. 11, a large prison mostly for repatriated refugees, is located in the northwestern part of Chŭngsan County.

Administrative divisions

Chŭngsan county is divided into 1 ŭp (town) and 17 ri (villages):

  • Chŭngsan-ŭp (증산읍/甑山邑)
  • Chŏksong-ri (적송리/赤松里)
  • Chŏngsal-li (청산리/靑山里)
  • Hamjung-ri (함종리/咸從里)
  • Iap-ri (이압리/二鴨里)
  • Kŭmsong-ri (금송리/金宋里)
  • Kwangje-ri (광제리/廣濟里)
  • Manp'ung-ri (만풍리/万豊里)
  • Mubol-li (무본리/務本里)
  • Mundong-ri (문동리/文洞里)
  • Palsal-li (발산리/鉢山里)
  • P'ungjŏng-ri (풍정리/豊井里)
  • Raksaeng-ri (락생리/樂生里)
  • Rimsŏng-ri (림성리/林城里)
  • Ryongdŏng-ri (룡덕리/龍德里)
  • Sach'ŏl-li (사천리/沙川里)
  • Sinhŭng-ri (신흥리/新興里)
  • Sŏkta-ri (석다리/石多里)

Transportation

Chŭngsan county is served by the Namdong Branch of the Korean State Railway's P'yŏngnam Line.

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References

  1. Korean Central Bureau of Statistics: 2008 Population Census Archived May 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine (Population 2008, published in 2009)