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|• Chosŏn'gŭl||송 림 시|
|• Hancha||松 林 市|
|• Revised Romanization||Songrim-si|
Map of North Hwanghae showing the location of Songrim
|Province||North Hwanghae Province|
|Administrative divisions||19 tong, 6 ri|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Pyongyang Time)|
Songrim (Korean pronunciation: [soŋ.ɾim] ) is a city on the Taedong River in North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. It had a population of 128,831 in 2008.
Songrim is divided into 19 tong (neighbourhoods) and 6 ri (villages):
The city was originally named Solme. Iron works began to be developed during the Japanese colonial period of Korea. Before Korean independence Songrim was known as Kyŏmip'o (Korean : 겸이포; Hanja : 兼 二 浦 ).
It was bombed during the Korean War, later it was rebuilt.
Songrim has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification: Dwa).
|Climate data for Songrim|
|Average high °C (°F)||−0.5|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||−5.5|
|Average low °C (°F)||−10.4|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||12|
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