South Pyeongan Province (Republic of Korea)
|South Pyeongan Province|
|• Revised Romanization||Pyeongannam-do|
|Country||Republic of Korea (claimed)|
|Subdivisions||2 cities; 14 counties|
|• Governor||Park Yong-ok|
|• Total||14,944 km2 (5,770 sq mi)|
"South Pyeongan Province" or "Pyeongannam-do" (Korean pronunciation: [pʰjʌŋan namdo]) is, according to South Korean law, a province of the Republic of Korea, as the South Korean government formally claims to be the legitimate government of whole of Korea. In reality, the area constituting the province is under the effective jurisdiction of North Korea.
As South Korea does not recognize changes in administrative divisions made by North Korea, official maps of the South Korean government shows South Pyeongan Province in its pre-1945 borders. The area corresponds to North Korea's South Pyongan Province, Pyongyang Directly Governed City and Nampo Special City.
To symbolize its claims, the South Korean government established The Committee for the Five Northern Korean Provinces as an administrative body for the five northern provinces. A governor for South Pyeongan Province is appointed by the President of South Korea.
Pyeongannam-do is divided into 2 cities (si) and 14 counties (gun).
- Daedong (대동, 大同)
- Junghwa (중화, 中和)
- Gangseo (강서, 江西)
- Gangdong (강동, 江東)
- Yonggang (용강, 龍岡)
- Suncheon (순천, 順川)
- Anju (안주, 安州)
- Pyeongwon (평원, 平原)
- Gaecheon (개천, 价川)
- Deokcheon (덕천, 德川)
- Yeongwon (영원, 寧遠)
- Maengsan (맹산, 孟山)
- Yangdeok (양덕, 陽德)
- Seongcheon (성천, 成川)
- The Committee for the Five Northern Korean Provinces
- South Pyongan Province of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)
- Pyongan, historical Eight Provinces of Korea