Wednesday, June 20, 2007

North Korea (KP) Hamgyeongnam Province

Hamgyeongnam Province (함경남도 Hamgyeongnam-do)

Summary

Hamheung, the capital, has a population of 200 000. The city of Hamheung--Heungnam (150 000) is in the Hamheung metropolitan area. The major town of Sinpo (28 000) is a county seat in the province.

Detailed Analysis

Hamgyeongnam Province contains the Hamheung metropolitan area, 2 metropolitan counties, Sudong Area, and 15 counties. Its area is 18 124 km² and its population is about 3 million.

Hamheung Metropolitan Area (함흥시 Hamheung-si)

This area is divided into 6 districts: Dongheungsan District (동흥산구역 Dongheungsan-guyeok), Heungnam District (흥남구역 Heungnam-guyeok), Hwesang District (회상구역 Hwesang-guyeok), Sabo District (사포구역 Sabo-guyeok), Seongcheon District (성천구역 Seongcheon-guyeok), and Yeongseong District (용성구역 Yeongseong-guyeok).

Hamheung has an area of 14.5 km² and an estimated population of 200 000. In addition, Hamheung--Heungnam has an area of 14.5 km² and an estimated population of 150 000.

Dancheon Metropolitan County (단천시 Dancheon-si)

Dancheon has an area of 1.6 km² and an estimated population of 9 500. In addition, Dancheon--Hanggu (항구 Hanggu) has an area of 2.8 km² and an estimated population of 9 000.

Geumgol (금골) has an area of 1.5 km² and an estimated population of 11 000.

Sinpo Metropolitan County (신포시 Sinpo-si)

Sinpo has an area of 3.8 km² and an estimated population of 28 000.

Sudong Area (수동구 Sudong-gu)

Sudong has an area of 1.9 km² and an estimated population of 13 000. Sudong--Jangdong (장동) has an area of 1.1 km² and an estimated population of 7 500.

Bukcheong County (북청군 Bukcheong-gun)

Bukcheong has an area of 2.8 km² and an estimated population of 17 000.

Deokseong County (덕성군 Deokseong-gun)

This county is rural.

Geumya County (금야군 Geumya-gun)

Geumya has an area of 1.4 km² and an estimated population of 8 500.

Gowon County (고원군 Gowon-gun)

Gowon has an area of 1.2 km² and an estimated population of 7 000.

Hamju County (함주군 Hamju-gun)

Hamju has an area of 2.1 km² and an estimated population of 13 000.

Heocheon County (허천군 Heocheon-gun)

This county is rural.

Hongwon County (홍원군 Hongwon-gun)

Hongwon has an area of 1.1 km² and an estimated population of 6 500.

Jangjin County (장진군 Jangjin-gun)

This county is rural.

Jeongpyeong County (정평군 Jeongpyeong-gun)

Jeongpyeong has an area of 1.8 km² and an estimated population of 12 000.

Pujeon County (부전군 Pujeon-gun)

This county is rural.

Ragwon County (락원군 Ragwon-gun)

This county is rural.

Riwon County (리원군 Riwon-gun)

Riwon has an area of 1.3 km² and an estimated population of 8 000.

Sinheung County (신흥군 Sinheung-gun)

This county is rural.

Yeonggwang County (영광군 Yeonggwang-gun)

Yeonggwang has an area of 1.2 km² and an estimated population of 7 000.

Yodeok County (요덕군 Yodeok-gun)

This county is rural.

No comments: