|• Chosŏn'gŭl||북 창 군|
|• Hancha||北 倉 郡|
|• Revised Romanization||Bukchang-gun|
Map of South Pyongan showing the location of Pukchang
|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp, 4 workers' districts, 21 ri|
Pukch'ang County is a kun (county) in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.
In this county is the country's largest power station- Pukchang coal power station - with a production capacity of up to 1600 MW.
The district is split into 1 ŭp (town), 4 rodongjagu (worker districts) and 21 ri (villages):
Political Prison Camp No. 18 is a large prison labour colony in the western part of the county at the banks of Taedong River. Many of the 50000 prisoners are forced to work in coal mines before “Board Clearance” in 1980s.In 1995, Camp 18 Tukchang part was returned to ordinary society and is called “Tukchang Coal Mine Complex”(득장지구탄광련합기업소). The camp was dismantled in 2006 and maybe reopened in 2016.
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