Wednesday, June 20, 2007

North Korea (KP) Pyeong'anbuk Province

Pyeong'anbuk Province (평안북도 Pyeong'anbuk-do)

Summary

Sinuiju, the capital, is a major town with a population of 70 000. The major towns of Gujang (35 000) and Guseong (22 000) are county seats in the province. The major town of Sinuiju--5 km SE of Sinuiju (22 000) in Sinuiju Metropolitan County is also in the province.

Detailed Analysis

Pyeong'anbuk Province contains 3 metropolitan counties and 22 ordinary counties. Its area is 12 377 km² and its population is about 2.5 million.

Sinuiju Metropolitan County (신의주시 Sinuiju-si)

Sinuiju has an area of 9.1 km² and an estimated population of 70 000. Sinuiju--5 km SE of Sinuiju has an area of 2.9 km² and an estimated population of 22 000. Sinuiju--Rakwon (락원) has an area of 1.4 km² and an estimated population of 5 000.

Guseong Metropolitan County (구성시 Guseong-si)

Guseong has an area of 3.7 km² and an estimated population of 22 000. Guseong--Chaheung (차흥) has an area of 1.9 km² and an estimated population of 11 000.

Jeongju Metropolitan County (정주시 Jeongju-si)

Jeongju has an area of 2.3 km² and an estimated population of 14 000.

Bakcheon County (박천군 Bakcheon-gun)

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

Byeokdong County (벽동군 Byeokdong-gun)

This county is rural.

Changseong County (창성군 Changseong-gun)

This county is rural.

Cheolsan County (철산군 Cheolsan-gun)

This county is rural.

Cheonma County (천마군 Cheonma-gun)

This county is rural.

Daecheon County (태천군 Daecheon-gun)

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

Daegwan County (대관군 Daegwan-gun)

This county is rural.

Dongchang County (동창군 Dongchang-gun)

This county is rural.

Dongnim County (동림군 Dongnim-gun)

Dongnim has an area of 2.3 km² and an estimated population of 14 000.

Gujang County (구장군 Gujang-gun)

Gujang has an area of 4.7 km² and an estimated population of 35 000.

Unheung (운흥) has an area of 1.2 km² and an estimated population of 8 500.

Gwaksan County (곽산군 Gwaksan-gun)

This county is rural.

Hyangsan County (향산군 Hyangsan-gun)

Hyangsan has an area of 1.7 km² and an estimated population of 12 000.

Nyeongbyeon County (녕변군 Nyeongbyeon-gun)

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

Nyeongbyeon Nuclear Research Center (녕변핵시설 Nyeongbyeon Haeksiseol) has an area of 1.5 km² and an estimated population of 3 000.

Pihyeon County (피현군 Pihyeon-gun)

Baekma (백마) has an area of 1.3 km² and an estimated population of 3 000.

Ryongcheon County (룡천군 Ryeongcheon-gun)

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

Sakju County (삭주군 Sakju-gun)

This county is rural.

Seoncheon County (선천군 Seoncheon-gun)

Seoncheon has an area of 1.5 km² and an estimated population of 9 000.

Sindo County (신도군 Sindo-gun)

This county is rural.

Uiju County (의주군 Uiju-gun)

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

Unjeon County (운전군 Unjeon-gun)

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

Unsan County (운산군 Unsan-gun)

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

Yeomju County (염주군 Yeomju-gun)

Yeomju has an area of 1.3 km² and an estimated population of 8 500.

No comments: