|• Revised Romanization||Junghwa-gun|
|Province||North Hwanghae Province|
|Administrative divisions||1 up, 16 ri|
|• Total||77,367 |
Chunghwa County is a county of North Hwanghae, formerly one of the four suburban counties of East Pyongyang, North Korea. It sits north of Hwangju-gun, North Hwanghae, east of Kangnam-gun, North Hwanghae, west of Sangwŏn-gun, North Hwanghae, and south of Ryŏkp'o-guyŏk (Ryokpo District), Pyongyang. It became part of Pyongyang in May 1963, when it separated from South P'yŏngan Province. Chunghwa-gun is the location of a few historic sights (both Revolutionary and pre-Japanese occupation), such as the Chunghwa Hyanggyo, as well as a few KPA weapons units. 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.
The county is divided into one town (ŭp), and 16 'ri' (villages).
- DPR Korean Central Bureau of Statistics: 2008 Population Census Archived May 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. (Population 2008, published in 2009)
- "Pyongyang now more than one-third smaller; food shortage issues suspected", Asahi Shinbun, 2010-07-17, retrieved 2010-07-19
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