Nyongwon County

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Nyŏngwŏn County

Korean transcription(s)
   McCune-Reischauer Nyŏngwŏn-gun
   Revised Romanization Nyeongwon-gun
DPRK2006 Pyongnam-Nyongwon.PNG
Map of South Pyongan showing the location of Nyongwon
Country North Korea
Province South P'yŏngan
Administrative divisions 1 ŭp, 1 tong, 23 ri

Nyŏngwŏn County is a county in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.

Administrative divisions

Nyŏngwŏn county is divided into 1 ŭp (town), 1 tong (neighbourhood) and 23 ri (villages):

  • Nyŏngwŏn-ŭp (녕원읍)
  • Okch'ŏn-dong (옥천동)
  • Changsal-li (장산리)
  • Chungsam-ri (중삼리)
  • Ch'angsal-li (창산리)
  • Ch'ŏngsal-li (청산리)
  • Hwiyang-ri (회양리)
  • Masal-li (마산리)
  • Mungong-ri (문곡리)
  • On'yang-ri (온양리)
  • P'ungjŏl-li (풍전리)
  • Ryongdae-ri (룡대리)
  • Ryongsŏl-li (룡성리)
  • Sil-li (신리)
  • Sindae-ri (신대리)
  • Sinhŭng-ri (신흥리)
  • Sinmang-ri (신막리)
  • Songsal-li (송산리)
  • Suha-ri (수하리)
  • Sŭngdong-ri (승통리)
  • Sunho-ri (순호리)
  • Taesŏng-ri (대성리)
  • Top'yŏng-ri (도평리)
  • Tosam-ri (도삼리)
  • Yŏngch'ang-ri (영창리)

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