Unsan (town)

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Unsan
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 운산읍
 • Hanja 雲山邑
 • Revised Romanization Unsan-eup
 • McCune–Reischauer Unsan-ŭp
Country North Korea
Elevation 22 m (72 ft)

Unsan-ŭp is the town in Unsan County, North Pyongan Province, North Korea. The former name Onjŏng-ri was reorganized to Unsan-eup in 1954.

History[edit]

Onjŏng was a ri from 1949 to 1954.[1]

In October 1950, Onjŏng was the location of the Battle of Onjong, the first contact between Chinese and United Nations Command forces in the Korean War.[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "온정리(溫井里)". 북한지역정보넷 (North Korean Human geography) (in Korean). Galhyeon-dong, Seoul: 평화문제연구소. 2009-05-29?. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  2. ^ "The Korean War: The U.N. Offensive". Retrieved 2009-11-10.