Anju, South Pyongan

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Anju
안주시
Municipal City
Korean transcription(s)
 • Chosŏn'gŭl
 • Hancha
 • McCune-Reischauer Anju-si
 • Revised Romanization Anju-si
View of Anju
View of Anju
Location of Anju
Country North Korea
Province South P'yongan
Administrative divisions 20 tong, 22 ri
Population (2008[1])
 • Total 240,117

Anju-si is a city in the South P'yŏngan province of North Korea, and is located at the coordinates of 39°37′N 125°40′E / 39.62°N 125.66°E / 39.62; 125.66. Its population was 240,117 in 2008.[1] The Ch'ongch'on River passes through Anju.

Sinanju railway station in the western part of Anju

Administrative Divisions[edit]

Anju-si is divided into 20 tong (neighbourhoods) and 22 ri (villages):

  • Chŏnsan-dong (전산동)
  • Kubong-dong (구봉동)
  • Namch'ŏn-dong (남천동)
  • Namp'yŏng-dong (남평동)
  • Namhŭng-dong (남흥동)
  • Tŏksŏng-dong (덕성동)
  • Toksan-dong (독산동)
  • Tŭngbangsan-dong (등방산동)
  • Ryongyŏn-dong (룡연동)
  • Munbong-dong (문봉동)
  • Misang-dong (미상동)
  • Songam-dong (송암동)
  • Sinwŏn-dong (신원동)
  • Yŏkchŏn-dong (역전동)
  • Wŏnhŭng-dong (원흥동)
  • Ch'angsong-dong (창송동)
  • Ch'ŏngsong-dong (청송동)
  • Ch'ŏngch'ŏn'gang-dong (청천강동)
  • Ch'ilsŏng-dong (칠성동)
  • P'ungyŏn-dong (풍년동)
  • Changch'ŏl-li (장천리)
  • Chunghŭng-ri (중흥리)
  • Kuryong-ri (구룡리)
  • Namch'il-li (남칠리)
  • Pallyong-ri (반룡리)
  • P'yŏngryul-li (평률리)
  • Ripsŏng-ri (립석리)
  • Ryongbong-ri (룡복리)
  • Ryongdam-ri (룡담리)
  • Ryonggye-ri (룡계리)
  • Ryonghŭng-ri (룡흥리)
  • Ryonghwa-ri (룡화리)
  • Ryongjŏl-li (룡전리)
  • Sangsŏ-ri (상서리)
  • Sinhŭng-ri (신흥리)
  • Songdo-ri (송도리)
  • Songhang-ri (송학리)
  • Sŏnhŭng-ri (선흥리)
  • Unhang-ri (운학리)
  • Unsong-ri (운송리)
  • Wŏnp'ung-ri (원풍리)
  • Yŏnp'ung-ri (연풍리)

Economy[edit]

Anju lies near large deposits of anthracite coal, and contains one of the largest coal production facilities in the country.[2] The deposits contain more than 130 million metric tons of coal.[3]

Transportation[edit]

Anju-si is served by several stations on the P'yŏngŭi and Kaech'ŏn lines of the Korean State Railway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b North Korean Central Statistic Bureau, 2008 Census.
  2. ^ North Korea Handbook. M.E. Sharpe. 2003. ISBN 0765610043. Retrieved 2012-07-18. 
  3. ^ Kuo, Chin S. (1994). "The mineral industry of North Korea" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-18. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Dormels, Rainer. North Korea's Cities: Industrial facilities, internal structures and typification. Jimoondang, 2014. ISBN 978-89-6297-167-5


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