South Pyongan Province
|• Chŏsŏn'gŭl||평 안 남 도|
|• Hancha||平 安 南 道|
|• Revised Romanization||Pyeong-annam-do|
|Subdivisions||5 cities; 19 counties|
|• Party Committee Chairman||Kim Tu-il (WPK)|
|• People's Committee Chairman||Kang Hyong-bong|
|• Total||12,330 km2 (4,760 sq mi)|
|• Density||330/km2 (850/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Pyongyang Time)|
South Pyongan Province (Phyŏngannamdo; Korean pronunciation: [pʰjʌŋɐnnɐmdo] ) is a province of North Korea. The province was formed in 1896 from the southern half of the former Pyongan Province, remained a province of Korea until 1945, then became a province of North Korea. Its capital is Pyongsong.
The province is bordered by North Pyongan and Chagang Provinces to the north, South Hamgyong and Kangwon Provinces to the east and southeast and North Hwanghae Province and Pyongyang to the south. The Yellow Sea and Korea Bay are located to the west.
South P'yŏngan is divided into 1 special city (tŭkpyŏlsi); 5 cities (si); 16 counties (kun); and 3 districts (1 ku and 2 chigu).
Its administrative divisions are:
The below former counties of South Pyongan were merged with Nampo in 2004 and are administered as part of that city:
In 2010 the following county was merged with Nampo:
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