Sungho County

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Sŭngho
승호
County
승호군 · Sŭngho County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Chosŏn'gŭl 승호군
 • Hanja 勝湖郡
 • McCune–Reischauer Sŭngho-gun
 • Revised Romanization Seungho-gun
Country North Korea
Region North Hwanghae Province
Administrative divisions 8 tong, 6 ri
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 85,624

Sŭngho or Sŭngho-gun is a county of North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. It was formerly one of the 19 guyŏk that constitute Pyongyang, but in 2010, it was administratively reassigned from Pyongyang to North Hwanghae; foreign media attributed the change as an attempt to relieve shortages in Pyongyang's food distribution system.[2]

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Coordinates: 39°01′48″N 126°00′00″E / 39.03000°N 126.00000°E / 39.03000; 126.00000