South Hamgyong Province
|• Revised Romanization||Hamgyeongnam-do|
|Subdivisions||3 cities; 15 counties|
|• Party Committee Chairman||Kim Chol-Sam (WPK)|
|• People's Committee Chairman||Kim Bong-yong|
|• Total||18,970 km2 (7,320 sq mi)|
|• Density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Pyongyang Time)|
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South Hamgyong Province (Korean : 함경남도, Hamgyŏngnamdo; Korean pronunciation: [ham.ɡjʌŋ.nam.do] ) is a province of North Korea. The province was formed in 1896 from the southern half of the former Hamgyong Province, remained a province of Korea until 1945, then became a province of North Korea. Its capital is Hamhung.
The province is bordered by Ryanggang to the north, North Hamgyong to the northeast, Kangwon to the south, and South Pyongan to the west. On the east of the province is the Sea of Japan (known as the "East Sea of Korea" in North Korea).
South Hamgyong is divided into 3 cities ("si"), 2 districts (1 "gu" and 1 "chigu"), and 15 counties ("gun").These are further divided into villages ( ri and dong , with dong also denoting neighborhoods in cities), with each county additionally having one town ( up ) which acts as its administrative center. These are detailed on each county's individual page. Some cities are also divided into wards known as "guyok", which are administered just below the city level and also listed on the individual page.
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