Unsan County, South Pyongan

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Ŭnsan County

은산군
Korean transcription(s)
   Chosŏn'gŭl
   Hancha
   McCune-Reischauer Ŭnsan-gun
   Revised Romanization Eunsan-gun
DPRK2006 Pyongnam-Unsan.PNG
Map of South Pyongan showing the location of Unsan
Country North Korea
Province South P'yŏngan
Administrative divisions 1 ŭp, 5 workers' districts, 16 ri

Ŭnsan County is a kun (county) in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea. [1]

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Administrative divisions

Ŭnsan county is divided into 1 ŭp (town), 5 rodongjagu (workers' districts) and 16 ri (villages):

  • Ŭnsan-ŭp (은산읍)
  • Chaedong-rodongjagu (재동로동자구)
  • Ch'ŏnsŏng-rodongjagu (천성로동자구)
  • Haksal-lodongjagu (학산로동자구)
  • Kubong-rodongjagu (구봉로동자구)
  • Sŏngsal-lodongjagu (성산로동자구)
  • Chehyŏl-li (제현리)
  • Mang'il-li (망일리)
  • Mirjŏl-li (밀전리)
  • Nam'ong-ri (남옥리)
  • Namwŏl-li (남원리)
  • Sinch'ang-ri (신창리)
  • Sudŏng-ri (수덕리)
  • Sunghwa-ri (숭화리)
  • Suwŏl-li (수원리)
  • Suyang-ri (수양리)
  • Taeyang-ri (대양리)
  • Tongsam-ri (동삼리)
  • Yonghwa-ri (용화리)
  • Yŏnham-ri (연합리)
  • Yudong-ri (유동리)
  • Yujŏng-ri (유정리)

Transportation

Ŭnsan County is served by the P'yŏngra and Ŭnsan lines of the Korean State Railway.

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References

  1. Road map of Korea, North and South, published December 2010 by Freytag and Berndt, Vienna, Austria, ISBN   978-3-7079-0974-6