Taedong County

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Taedong County

Korean transcription(s)
   McCune-Reischauer Taedong-gun
   Revised Romanization Daedong-gun
DPRK2006 Pyongnam-Daedong.PNG
Map of South Pyongan showing the location of Taedong
Country North Korea
Province South P'yŏngan
Administrative divisions 1 ŭp, 1 workers' district, 21 ri
  Total300 km2 (100 sq mi)
 (2008 [1] )
  Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)

Taedong County is a kun (county) in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.


Administrative divisions

Taedong County is divided into 1 ŭp (town), 1 rodongjagu (workers' districts) and 21 ri (villages):

  • Taedong-ŭp (대동읍)
  • Sijŏng-rodongjagu (시정로동자구)
  • Changsal-li (장산리)
  • Chungsŏng-ri (중석화리)
  • Haksu-ri (학수리)
  • Kajang-ri (가장리)
  • Kosal-li (고산리)
  • Kŭmjŏng-ri (금정리)
  • Masal-li (마산리)
  • Ogŭm-ri (오금리)
  • Pansŏng-ri (반석리)
  • P'alch'ŏl-li (팔청리)
  • P'an'gyo-ri (판교리)
  • Sangsŏ-ri (상서리)
  • Sŏje-ri (서제리)
  • Sŏngch'il-li (성칠리)
  • Sŏngsam-ri (성삼리)
  • Sunhwa-ri (순화리)
  • Tŏkch'ol-li (덕촌리)
  • Tŏkhwa-ri (덕화리)
  • Wau-ri (와우리)
  • Wŏnch'ŏl-li (원천리)
  • Yŏnggong-ri (연곡리)

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  1. Korean Central Bureau of Statistics: 2008 Population Census (Population 2008, published in 2009)
  2. "황순원" biographical PDF available at LTI Korea Library or online at: "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 21, 2013. Retrieved September 3, 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)