List of second-level administrative divisions of North Korea

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This is a list of all second-level administrative divisions of North Korea, including cities, counties, workers' districts, districts, and wards, organized by province or directly governed city.

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The second-level divisions of the DPRK as of 2021 DPRK Administrative Divisions.svg
The second-level divisions of the DPRK as of 2021

Pyongyang Directly Governed City

Rason Special City

Chagang Province

North Hamgyŏng Province

South Hamgyŏng Province

North Hwanghae Province

South Hwanghae Province

Kangwon Province

North P'yŏngan Province

South P'yŏngan Province

Ryanggang Province

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