Hoechang County

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Hoech'ang County
회창군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Chosŏn'gŭl
 • Hancha
 • McCune-Reischauer Hoech'ang-gun
 • Revised Romanization Hoechang-gun
DPRK2006 Pyongnam-Hoichang.PNG
Country North Korea
Province South P'yŏngan
Administrative divisions 1 ŭp, 4 workers' districts, 17 ri
Area
 • Total 681.43 km2 (263.10 sq mi)
Population (2008[1])
 • Total 89,959
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)

Hoech'ang County is a kun (county) in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.

History[edit]

Before 1945, most of the territory that now comprises Hoech'ang, was part of neighbouring Sŏngch'ŏn county. In 1952 four townships from Sŏngch'ŏn (Sungin-myŏn, Kuryong-myŏn, Rungjung-myŏn, and Taegok-myŏn) and one from Koksan (Pongmyŏng-myŏn) were split from their counties and merged to form Hoech'ang County.

Administrative Divisions[edit]

The district is split into 1 ŭp (town), 4 rodongjagu (workers' districts) and 17 ri (villages):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Korean Central Bureau of Statistics: 2008 Population Census Archived 2011-05-14 at the Wayback Machine. (Population 2008, published in 2009)

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