Manpo

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Manpo

만포시
Korean transcription(s)
   Chosŏn'gŭl
   Hancha 滿
   McCune-Reischauer Manp'o si
   Revised Romanization Manpo-si
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View of Manpo from the Ji'an Yalu River Border Railway Bridge
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Map of Chagang showing the location of Manpo
Manpo
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Manpo
Location within North Korea
Coordinates: 41°09′25″N126°17′24″E / 41.157°N 126.290°E / 41.157; 126.290 Coordinates: 41°09′25″N126°17′24″E / 41.157°N 126.290°E / 41.157; 126.290
Country North Korea
Province Chagang Province
Administrative divisions 11 tong, 15 ri
Government
  Party Chairman of ManpoO Myong Chol [1]
Population
 (2008)
  Total116,760
  Dialect
P'yŏngan
Time zone UTC+9 (Pyongyang Time)

Manpho (Korean pronunciation:  [man.pʰo] ) is a city of northwestern Chagang Province, North Korea. As of 2008, it had an estimated population of 116,760. It looks across the border to the city of Ji'an, Jilin province, China.

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History

Manp'o was incorporated as a city in 1961.

Geography

Along the shores of the Yalu River and the Kŏnp'o River are the small Kosan Plain and the Kŏnha Plain.

The yearly average temperature is 6.5 °C (43.7 °F); the January average temperature, −14.4 °C (6.1 °F); and the July average temperature, 23.6 °C (74.5 °F). The yearly average rainfall is 947.8 millimetres (37.31 in), generous due to the mountainous terrain.

Climate

Manpo has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification: Dwa).

Climate data for Manpo
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)−6.3
(20.7)
−1.9
(28.6)
5.9
(42.6)
15.8
(60.4)
22.6
(72.7)
26.2
(79.2)
28.3
(82.9)
27.8
(82.0)
22.2
(72.0)
15.4
(59.7)
4.9
(40.8)
−4.0
(24.8)
13.1
(55.5)
Daily mean °C (°F)−12.9
(8.8)
−8.6
(16.5)
0.2
(32.4)
8.8
(47.8)
15.4
(59.7)
20.1
(68.2)
23.4
(74.1)
22.9
(73.2)
16.2
(61.2)
8.8
(47.8)
−0.1
(31.8)
−9.4
(15.1)
7.1
(44.7)
Average low °C (°F)−19.5
(−3.1)
−15.2
(4.6)
−5.5
(22.1)
1.9
(35.4)
8.3
(46.9)
14.0
(57.2)
18.6
(65.5)
18.0
(64.4)
10.3
(50.5)
2.2
(36.0)
−5.1
(22.8)
−14.8
(5.4)
1.1
(34.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches)11
(0.4)
13
(0.5)
20
(0.8)
51
(2.0)
71
(2.8)
116
(4.6)
236
(9.3)
220
(8.7)
90
(3.5)
44
(1.7)
33
(1.3)
16
(0.6)
921
(36.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org [2]

Administrative divisions

Manp'o is divided into 11 tong and 15 ri :

  • Kang'an-dong
  • Kogae-dong
  • Kunmak-tong
  • Kuo 1-dong
  • Kuo 2-dong
  • Kwanmun-dong
  • Mun'ak-dong
  • Ponghwa-dong
  • Pyŏl'o-dong
  • Saemaŭl-dong
  • Saemmul-dong
  • Segŏm-dong
  • Hambu-ri
  • Kosal-li
  • Kŏnha-ri
  • Kŏnjung-ri
  • Kŏnsang-ri
  • Mit'a-ri
  • Namsang-ri
  • Samgang-ri
  • Sipridong-ri
  • Songhak-ri
  • Tŭnggong-ri
  • Yŏnha-ri
  • Yŏnp'o-ri
  • Yŏnsang-ri

Economy

Lumber processing and transportation are well developed.

Transportation

Man'po is connected to other cities in North Korea by road, and by the Unha, Manpo and Pukbunaeryuk lines of the Korean State Railway.

A new trolleybus line opened with its first phase in December 2019 from Kunmak-dong to Pyolo-dong. [3] [4] The total length is around 5 km. [5]

See also

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