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|Kim Hyŏng-jik County
|• Revised Romanization||Gimhyeongjik-gun|
|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp, 6 workers' districts, 9 ri|
The 2004 Ryanggang explosion occurred at Wŏltal-lodongjagu in this county.
Kimhyŏngjik is located in the northwestern part of the Kaema Plateau. It borders China to the north (Yalu River region). Although the south is a plateau region, the Yalu River is in the north. The Hŭisaekpong and Rangrim mountain ranges are partly in this county. The highest peak is Hŭisaek-pong. The region bordering on the Yalu River is mainly precipices. The main streams are the Yalu River and its tributaries. The county's land area is 93% forested.
Kimghyŏngjik county is divided into 1 ŭp (town), 6 rodongjagu (workers' districts) and 9 ri (villages):
Forestry is the main industry. The main rivers are used to transport timber. Iron, gold, silver, copper, tungsten, graphite and nickel deposits are found in the county. Agriculture is also practised. Red pepper, corn, beans, potatoes, rice and flax are mainly produced. Sericulture is also practised.
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