Ungok

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Un'gok
운곡지구
District
Korean transcription(s)
   Chosŏn'gŭl
   Hancha
   McCune–Reischauer Un’gok-jigu
   Revised Romanization Ungok-jigu
Country North Korea
Province South P'yŏngan
Administrative divisions 1 workers' district, 8 ri

Un'gok District is a chigu in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.

Administrative divisions of North Korea

The administrative divisions of North Korea are organized into three hierarchical levels. These divisions were discovered in 2002. Many of the units have equivalents in the system of South Korea. At the highest level are nine provinces, two directly governed cities, and three special administrative divisions. The second-level divisions are cities, counties, wards, and districts. These are further subdivided into third-level entities: towns, neighborhoods, villages, and workers' districts.

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North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, with Pyongyang the capital and the largest city in the country. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia, under Gwanggaeto the Great. To the north and northwest, the country is bordered by China and by Russia along the Amnok and Tumen rivers; it is bordered to the south by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two. Nevertheless, North Korea, like its southern counterpart, claims to be the legitimate government of the entire peninsula and adjacent islands.

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Administrative districts

The district is split into 1 rodongjagu (workers' district) and 8 ri (villages):

  • Chŏnsal-lodongjagu (전산로동자구/氈山労働者区)
  • Chunghŭng-ri (중흥리/中興里)
  • Kuryong-ri (구룡리/九龍里)
  • Pallyong-ri (반룡리/盤龍里)
  • Ripsŏng-ri (립석리/立石里)
  • Ryongbong-ri (룡복리/龍伏里)
  • Ryongdam-li (룡담리/龍潭里)
  • Ryongjŏl-li (룡전리/龍田里)
  • Sinhŭng-ri (신흥리/新興里)

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