North Hamgyong Province
|North Hamgyong Province
|• Revised Romanization||Hamgyeongbuk-do|
|Subdivisions||4 cities; 12 counties|
|• Total||20,345 km2 (7,855 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (300/sq mi)|
The province is bordered by China on the north, South Hamgyong on the southwest, and Ryanggang on the west. On the east is the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea). The province is home to the Musudan-ri rocket launching site, and the Hoeryong concentration camp. In 2004 Rason was reabsorbed back into the province, and since 2010 Rason is again a Directly Governed City.
North Hamgyong is divided into three cities (si) and 12 counties (kun). These are further divided into villages (ri) in rural areas and dong (neighborhoods) in cities. Some cities are also divided into wards known as "kuyŏk", which are administered just below the city level.
- Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site
- 2006 North Korean nuclear test
- Administrative divisions of North Korea
- List of Korea-related topics
|South Hamgyong||Sea of Japan|