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Pyongyang (/ˈpjɒŋˈjæŋ/; (Chosŏn'gŭl: 평양; hancha: 平壤), [pʰjʌŋjaŋ], literally: \Flat Land\ or \Peaceful Land\, approved: P’yŏngyang; several variants) is the capital of North Korea and the largest city in the country. Pyongyang is located on the Taedong River and, according to preliminary results from the 2008 population census, has a population of 3,255,388. The city was split from the South Pyongan province in 1946. It is administered as a directly governed city (chikhalsi, 직할시) on the same level as provincial governments, not a special city (teukbyeolsi, 특별시) as Seoul in South Korea.
Cities, towns & villages in Pyongyang
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P’yŏngch’ŏn (Pyongchon District) is one of the 19 guyŏk (political districts or wards) of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is bordered by the Taedong River in the South and the Potong River in the north and west, and to the east by Chung-guyok, from which it is separated by the railway. It was established as a guyŏk in October 1960 by the Pyongyang City People's Committee through a mandate of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. It is probably best known as the location of the P'yongchon Thermal Power Station, which is the electricity source for Pyongyang's central neighborhoods. It is also the location of the Mansudae Art Studio and School, the Pyongyang Jang Chol Gu University of Commerce, the Pyongyang University of the Printing Industrial Arts and the Korea Okryu Combi Show P’yŏngch’ŏnon the map
Man’gyŏngdae-riMangyongdae-guyok or Man'gyŏngdae District (Chosŏn'gŭl: 만경대구역) is one of the 19 guyŏk (wards) that constitute Pyongyang, North Korea. It began as a village, Mangyongdae-ri, South Pyongan Province and became a district of Pyongyang in September 1959. The area is surrounded by several hills, the highest one named Mangyong Hill (Korean for Ten thousand views hill) because one can enjoy a bird's-eye view of the surrounding scenic landscape, and the village at its foot is called Mangyongdae. Mangyongdae was the birthplace of North Korean leader Kim Il-sung. Show Man’gyŏngdae-rion the map
PyongyangPyongyang (/ˈpjɒŋˈjæŋ/; (Chosŏn'gŭl: 평양; hancha: 平壤), Korean pronunciation: [pʰjʌŋjaŋ], literally: \"Flat Land\" or \"Peaceful Land\", approved: P’yŏngyang; several variants) is the capital and largest city of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (commonly known as North Korea). Pyongyang is located on the Taedong River about 110 kilometres (68 mi) upstream from its mouth on the West Korea Sea and, according to preliminary results from the 2008 population census, has a population of 3,255,388. The city was split from the South Pyongan province in 1946. It is administered as a directly governed city (chikhalsi, 직할시) on the same level as provincial governments, as opposed to a special city (teukbyeolsi, 특별시) as Seoul is in South Korea. Show Pyongyangon the map
SadongSadong-guyŏk, or Sadong District, is one of the 19 guyŏk, and one of the six, that constitute East Pyongyang, North Korea. It is on the eastern bank of the Taedong River, and the mouth of the Nam River. It is north of Ryŏkp'o-guyŏk (Ryokpho District), east of Taedonggang-guyŏk (Taedonggang District) and north east of Tongdaewon-guyŏk. It was established in September 1959. Show Sadongon the map
SunanSunan-guyŏk, or Sunan District is one of the 19 guyŏk that constitute Pyongyang, North Korea. Pyongyang Sunan International Airport is in the district. Air Koryo is headquartered in Sunan District. Show Sunanon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Pyongyang
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Chunghwa-gunChunghwa County is a county of North Hwanghae, formerly one of the four suburban counties of East Pyongyang, North Korea. It sits north of Hwangju-gun, North Hwanghae, east of Kangnam-gun, North Hwanghae, west of Sangwŏn-gun, North Hwanghae, and south of Ryŏkp'o-guyŏk (Ryokpo District), Pyongyang. It became part of Pyongyang in May 1963, when it separated from South P'yŏngan Province. Chunghwa-gun is the location of a few historic sights (both Revolutionary and pre-Japanese occupation), such as the Chunghwa Hyanggyo, as well as a few KPA weapons units. In 2010, it was administratively reassigned from Pyongyang to North Hwanghae; foreign media attributed the change as an attempt to relieve shortages in Pyongyang's food distribution system.Show on map
Sangwŏn-gunSangwŏn County is a county of North Hwanghae, formerly one of the four suburban counties located in east P'yŏngyang, North Korea. Prior to 1952, Sangwŏn was merely a township of Chunghwa County. In 1952 it was separated as a separate county, and in 1963 it was added as a county of Pyongyang. It is north of North Hwanghae's Hwangju, Yŏntan, and Suan counties, south of the Nam River and Kangdong county west of Yŏnsan county, and east of Chunghwa county. In 2010, it was administratively reassigned from P'yŏngyang to North Hwanghae; foreign media attributed the change as an attempt to relieve shortages in P'yŏngyang's food distribution system.Show on map
Kangnam-gunKangnam County is one of the four suburban counties of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is north-west of Songrim, north-east of Hwangju County, west of Chunghwa County, and south of Nakrang-guyok. It is the location of cooperative farms and smaller industrial complexes. It became part of Pyongyang in May 1963, when it was separated from South P'yŏngan. In 2010, it was administratively reassigned from Pyongyang to North Hwanghae; foreign media attributed the change as an attempt to relieve shortages in Pyongyang's food distribution system. However, it was returned to Pyongyang in 2012.Show on map
PyongyangPyongyang (/ˈpjɒŋˈjæŋ/; (Chosŏn'gŭl: 평양; hancha: 平壤), Korean pronunciation: [pʰjʌŋjaŋ], literally: \"Flat Land\" or \"Peaceful Land\", approved: P’yŏngyang; several variants) is the capital and largest city of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (commonly known as North Korea). Pyongyang is located on the Taedong River about 110 kilometres (68 mi) upstream from its mouth on the West Korea Sea and, according to preliminary results from the 2008 population census, has a population of 3,255,388. The city was split from the South Pyongan province in 1946. It is administered as a directly governed city (chikhalsi, 직할시) on the same level as provincial governments, as opposed to a special city (teukbyeolsi, 특별시) as Seoul is in South Korea.Show on map
Pot’onggang-guyŏkPotonggang-guyok is one of the 19 districts, or guyok, of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is most famous as the location of the Ryugyong Hotel. It is named after the Pothong River (literally \"the simple river\"), which serves as the district's border on all sides. It is bordered to the north by Hyongjesan-guyok, to the east by Sosong and Moranbong-guyoks, to the south by Pyongchon and Chung-guyoks, and to the west by Mangyongdae-guyok. The district was established by the Pyongyang City People's Committee in October 1960.Show on map
Moranbong-guyŏkMoranbong-guyŏk, or the Moranbong District, is one of the 19 guyŏk which constitute the city of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is located north of Chung-guyok, the city's central district, and is bordered to the north by Sosong and Taesong-guyoks, to the east by the Taedong River, and the west by the Potong River and Potonggang-guyok. It is named after Moran Hill located in the district's west area (\"Moran\" is Korean for peony). It was designated a guyŏk in October 1960 by the Pyongyang City People's Committee.Show on map
Tongdaewŏn-guyŏkTongdaewŏn-guyŏk or Tongdaewon District is one of the 20 wards, and one of the six that constitute East Pyongyang, North Korea. It sits on the eastern bank of the Taedong River. It is north of Sŏn'gyo-guyŏk (Songyo District), south of Taedonggang-guyŏk (Taedonggang District) and west of Sadong-guyŏk (Sadong District) and Ryŏkp'o-guyŏk (Ryokpho District). It was established in October 1960.Show on map
Sadong-guyŏkSadong-guyŏk, or Sadong District, is one of the 19 guyŏk, and one of the six, that constitute East Pyongyang, North Korea. It is on the eastern bank of the Taedong River, and the mouth of the Nam River. It is north of Ryŏkp'o-guyŏk (Ryokpho District), east of Taedonggang-guyŏk (Taedonggang District) and north east of Tongdaewon-guyŏk. It was established in September 1959.Show on map
Sŏn’gyo-guyŏkSŏn'gyo-guyŏk or Songyo District is one of the 19 guyŏk that constitute the city of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is on the eastern bank of the Taedong River at the center of East Pyongyang. It is bordered to the south by Nakrang-guyok, to the north by Tongdaewon-guyok and to the east by Ryokpo and Sadong-guyoks. It was established in September 1959.Show on map
Sŭngho-guyŏkSŭngho or Sŭngho-gun is a county of North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. It was formerly one of the 19 kuyŏk that constitute P'yŏngyang, but in 2010, it was administratively reassigned from P'yŏngyang to North Hwanghae; foreign media attributed the change as an attempt to relieve shortages in P'yŏngyang's food distribution system.Show on map
Chung-guyŏkChung-guyŏk (Central District) is one of the 19 guyok which constitute the city of Pyongyang, North Korea. The district is located in the center of the city, between the Potong and Taedong Rivers, and is bordered to the north by Moranbong-guyok, to the northwest by Potonggang-guyok, and to the south by Pyongchon-guyok.Show on map
Taedonggang-guyŏkTaedonggang-guyŏk, or Taedong River District, is one of the 19 guyŏk, and one of the six that constitute East Pyongyang, North Korea. Taedonggang-guyŏk is on the eastern bank of the Taedong River, north of Tongdaewŏn-guyŏk and west of Sadong-guyŏk (Sadong District). It was established in January 1958.Show on map
Sŏsŏng-guyŏkSŏsŏng-guyŏk, or Sosong District, is one of the 19 guyŏk of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is located on the Pot'ong River, west of the Moranbong-guyŏk (Moranbong District) and south of Hyŏngjesan-guyŏk (Hyongjesan District). It was established January 1958.Show on map
Sunan-guyŏkSunan-guyŏk, or Sunan District is one of the 19 guyŏk that constitute Pyongyang, North Korea. Pyongyang Sunan International Airport is in the district. Air Koryo is headquartered in Sunan District.Show on map
Hyŏngjesan-guyŏkHyŏngjesan-guyŏk, or Hyŏngjesan District is one of the 19 guyŏk that constitute Pyongyang, North Korea.Show on map
Taesŏng-guyŏkTaesŏng-guyŏk, or Taesŏng District is one of the 20 wards that constitute Pyongyang, North Korea.Show on map