Kimhwa County

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For Gimhwa-eup in South Korea, see Cheorwon County.
Kimhwa County
김화군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Chosŏn'gŭl
 • Hancha
 • McCune-Reischauer Kimhwa kun
 • Revised Romanization Gimhwa-gun
Location of Kimhwa County
Country North Korea
Province Kangwon Province
Administrative divisions 1 ŭp, 1 workers' districts, 13 ri

Kimhwa County is a kun, or county, in Kangwon province, North Korea. It is primarily mountainous, but the county's southeastern region is low-lying.

The highest peak is Paegyonsan (백연산). The chief stream is the Pukhan River. Approximately 80% of the county's area is taken up by forestland.

The chief local industry is agriculture. Local crops include potatoes, maize, rice, wheat, and barley. In addition, livestock and silkworms are raised, and orchards are cultivated. There are several mines, exploiting local deposits of manganese, gold, copper, talc, fluorite, barite, and anthracite.

Kimhwa is connected to the rest of North Korea by road.

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Coordinates: 38°24′43″N 127°35′46″E / 38.41194°N 127.59611°E / 38.41194; 127.59611