Kosan County

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Kosan County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Chosŏn'gŭl
 • Hancha
 • McCune-Reischauer Kosan-gun
 • Revised Romanization Gosan-gun
Location of Kosan County
Country North Korea
Province Kangwon Province
Administrative divisions 1 ŭp, 24 ri

Kosan County is a kun, or county, in Kangwon province, North Korea.

Physical features[edit]

The county is largely mountainous. The central area forms a basin. The county's highest point is Chuaesan. Major streams include the Namdaechon, Ryongjiwonchon, and Namsanchon. There are a total of 13 reservoirs. Forestland makes up some 63.8% of the county's area.



Agriculture dominates local industry in Kosan, with crops including rice, maize, millet, wheat, barley, soybeans, and red beans. The region is particularly noted for its abundant production of fruit.


Mining is widely developed, exploiting the local deposits of gold, silver, copper, iron, limestone, lead, zinc, gypsum, and other minerals.


Kosan Station is on the Kangwon Line railroad.

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