|• Chosŏn'gŭl||대 동 군|
|• Hancha||大 同 郡|
|• Revised Romanization||Daedong-gun|
Map of South Pyongan showing the location of Taedong
|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp, 1 workers' district, 21 ri|
|• Total||300 km2 (100 sq mi)|
|• Density||430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
Taedong County is a kun (county) in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.
Taedong County is divided into 1 ŭp (town), 1 rodongjagu (workers' districts) and 21 ri (villages):
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