Songgan County

Songgan County is a kun, or county, in central Chagang province, North Korea. It borders Rangrim to the east, Wiwon to the west, Kanggye to the north and Chonchon and Ryongrim to the south. It was formed in 1952 from parts of Chonchon and Changgang, as part of a general reorganization of local government.

Songgan County


Songgan-gun is divided into 1 ŭp (town), 5 rodongjagu [ko] (workers' districts) and 9 ri (villages):

  • Sŏnggan-ŭp 성간읍 (城干邑)
  • Ch'angp'yŏng-rodongjagu 창평로동자구 (倉坪勞動者區)
  • Oejung-rodongjagu 외중로동자구 (外中勞動者區)
  • Sŏngha-rodongjagu 성하로동자구 (城下勞動者區)
  • Sŏngryong-rodongjagu 성룡로동자구 (城龍勞動者區)
  • Tongsal-lodongjagu 동산로동자구 (東山勞動者區)
  • Kwangmyŏng-ri 광명리 (光明里)
  • Much'ae-ri 무채리 (茂菜里)
  • Musŏl-li 무선리 (舞仙里)
  • Oesŏ-ri 외서리 (外西里)
  • Paegam-ri 백암리 (白岩里)
  • Paekcha-ri 백자리 (栢子里)
  • Puji-ri 부지리 (富只里)
  • Pung-ri 북리 (北里)
  • Sinch'ŏng-ri 신청리 (新淸里)

Songgan County
Songgan County Language Watch Edit Songgan County is a kun or county in central Chagang province North Korea It borders Rangrim to the east Wiwon to the west Kanggye to the north and Chonchon and Ryongrim to the south It was formed in 1952 from parts of Chonchon and Changgang as part of a general reorganization of local government Songgan County 성간군CountyKorean transcription s Hanja城干郡 McCune ReischauerSŏnggan kun Revised RomanizationSeonggan gunMap of Chagang showing the location of SongganCountryNorth KoreaProvinceChagang ProvinceAdministrative divisions1 ŭp 5 workers districts 9 riArea Total950 km2 370 sq mi Population 2008 1 Total92 952 Density98 km2 250 sq mi Songgan nestles among the Rangrim mountains in north central North Korea its terrain sloping downward toward the Changja River in the west The highest point is Maengbusan in the Rangrim range which stands 2 214 m above sea level 92 of the county s area is taken up by forestland The Manpo Line railroad follows the river through western Songgan The county is also connected to Kanggye and Pyongyang by road The chief local industries are logging and agriculture Grains including maize wheat and millet are raised in Songgan as are cattle and silkworms Contents 1 Administrative divisions 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksAdministrative divisions EditSonggan gun is divided into 1 ŭp town 5 rodongjagu ko workers districts and 9 ri villages Sŏnggan ŭp 성간읍 城干邑 Ch angp yŏng rodongjagu 창평로동자구 倉坪勞動者區 Oejung rodongjagu 외중로동자구 外中勞動者區 Sŏngha rodongjagu 성하로동자구 城下勞動者區 Sŏngryong rodongjagu 성룡로동자구 城龍勞動者區 Tongsal lodongjagu 동산로동자구 東山勞動者區 Kwangmyŏng ri 광명리 光明里 Much ae ri 무채리 茂菜里 Musŏl li 무선리 舞仙里 Oesŏ ri 외서리 外西里 Paegam ri 백암리 白岩里 Paekcha ri 백자리 栢子里 Puji ri 부지리 富只里 Pung ri 북리 北里 Sinch ŏng ri 신청리 新淸里 See also EditGeography of North Korea Administrative divisions of North Korea ChagangReferences Edit North Korea Administrative DivisionExternal links Edit in Korean In Korean language online encyclopedias Doosan Encyclopedia Encyber Korean language Britannica Empas Map Encyclopedia of Korean Culture Empas Pascal World Encyclopedia Nate This North Korea location article is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Songgan County amp oldid 1047818653, wikipedia, wiki, book,


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