Maengsan County

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Maengsan County

맹산군
Korean transcription(s)
   Chosŏn'gŭl
   Hancha
   McCune-Reischauer Maengsan-gun
   Revised Romanization Maengsan-gun
DPRK2006 Pyongnam-Maengsan.PNG
Map of South Pyongan showing the location of Maengsan
Country North Korea
Province South P'yŏngan
Administrative divisions 1 ŭp, 24 ri
Area
  Total723.13 km2 (279.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2008 [1] )
  Total48,155
  Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)

Maengsan County is a kun (county) in South P'yŏngan, North Korea.

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Administrative districts

The district is split into one ŭp (town) and 24 ri (villages):

  • Maengsan-ŭp (맹산읍)
  • Changdong-ri (장동리)
  • Chisŏng-ri (지성리)
  • Chŏngp'yŏng-ri (정평리)
  • Chunghŭng-ri (중흥리)
  • Inhŭng-ri (인흥리)
  • Kiyang-ri (기양리)
  • Kwanghwa-ri (광화리)
  • Maehyang-ri (매향리)
  • P'ungjŏl-li (풍전리)
  • P'yŏngji-ri (평지리)
  • Ryongam-ri (룡암리)
  • Ryŏngul-li (령운리)
  • Saemaŭl-li (새마을리)
  • Sinhŭng-ri (신흥리)
  • Sinsang-ri (신상리)
  • Siŏng-ri (시억리)
  • Songgwang-ri (송광리)
  • Songsil-li (송산리)
  • Sujŏl-li (수전리)
  • Sup'o-ri (주포리)
  • Taehŭng-ri (대흥리)
  • Ŭnp'o-ri (은포리)
  • Yangsal-li (양산리)
  • Yusŭng-ri (유승리)

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References

  1. Korean Central Bureau of Statistics: 2008 Population Census Archived 2010-03-31 at the Wayback Machine (Population 2008, published in 2009)