|• McCune-Reischauer||Ŏrang kun|
|• Revised Romanization||Eorang-gun|
|Province||North Hamgyong Province|
|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp;, 1 workers' district, 20 ri|
|• Total||1,300 km2 (500 sq mi)|
|Population (1991 est.)|
Orang County is a kun, or county, in North Hamgyong province, North Korea. It is situated on the coast of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea). Originally part of Kyongsong county, Orang was created in 1952 following the division of Korea.
The county is primarily mountainous, with many hills of more than 200 meters in height. However, there is a narrow plain along the coast. Approximately 85% of the county is forested. The highest peak is T'ugubong (Chosŏn'gŭl: 투구봉). There are various lakes including Changyŏn Lake (Chosŏn'gŭl: 장연호, Hancha: 長淵湖) and Mugye Lake (Chosŏn'gŭl: 무계호, Hancha: 武溪湖).
The local economy is dominated by agriculture and fishing, and is the chief center of rice production in North Hamgyong. In addition, pine mushrooms are grown there.
- (Korean) In Korean language online encyclopedias: