Manpo

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Manpo
만포시
Municipal City
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja 滿浦市
 • McCune-Reischauer Manp'o si
 • Revised Romanization Manpo-si
View of Manpo from the Ji'an Yalu River Border Railway Bridge
View of Manpo from the Ji'an Yalu River Border Railway Bridge
Country North Korea
Province Chagang Province
Administrative divisions 1 ŭp, 5 labor districts, 15 ri

Manp'o is a city of northwestern Chagang Province, North Korea. As of 2008, it had an estimated population of 116,760. It looks across the border to the city of Ji'an, Jilin province, China.

History[edit]

Manp'o was incorporated as a city in 1961.

Geography[edit]

Along the shores of the Yalu River and the Kŏnp'o River are the small Kosan Plain and the Kŏnha Plain.

The yearly average temperature is 6.5 °C (43.7 °F); the January average temperature, −14.4 °C (6.1 °F); and the July average temperature, 23.6 °C (74.5 °F). The yearly average rainfall is 947.8 millimetres (37.31 in), generous due to the mountainous terrain.

Economy[edit]

Lumber processing and transportation are well developed.

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Coordinates: 41°09′25″N 126°17′24″E / 41.157°N 126.290°E / 41.157; 126.290