|• Revised Romanization||Geumcheon-gun|
|Province||North Hwanghae Province|
|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp, 14 ri|
Kumchon is bordered to the west by Kaesong, to the south by Kaepung, to the northwest by Tosan, and to the north by Mt. Pakbong (562 m) and Singye county. It is bordered to the east by the Ryesong River, Pyongsan, and Pongchon county (in South Hwanghae). According to preliminary results from the 2008 population census, it has a population of 3,255,388.
Kumchon had a fairly severe climate, with an average temperature of 10.2 degrees. Inland, the average January temperature is -7 degrees, while the average August temperature is 25.6 degrees. The county receives an average of 1,100 mm of rain per year.
The county is divided into one town (ŭp) and 14 villages (ri).
- national census report.pdf United Nations Statistics Division; 2008 Census of Population of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea conducted on 1–15 October 2008 (pdf-file) Retrieved on 2009-03-01.