Ryongrim County

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Ryongrim County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja 龍林郡
 • Hangul South Korean: 용림군
 • McCune-Reischauer Ryongrim kun
 • Revised Romanization South Korean: Yongnim-gun
Location of Ryongrim County
Country North Korea
Province Chagang Province
Administrative divisions 1 ŭp, 12 ri

Ryongrim County is a kun, or county, in southeastern Chagang Province, North Korea. It borders Rangrim, Changjin, Chŏnch'ŏn, Tongsin, Taehŭng, and Sŏnggan counties. The county is mainly alpine territory. It contains many mountain peaks, such as Wagalbong (2,260m), Ch'ŏnŭimulsan (2,032m), Rangrimsan (2,186m), Milpuldŏksan (1,577m), Ungŏsusan (2,020m), Tomabong (1,525m), Paktalsan (1,817m), Taedasan (1,463m), and Sonamsan (1,178m).

In the standard dialect of South Korea, Ryongrim loses its initial 'r' both in pronunciation and spelling.

Administrative Divisions[edit]

Ryongrim County is divided into 1 ŭp (town) and 12 ri (villages):

  • Ryongrim-ŭp
  • Ch'ŏnsal-li
  • Huji-ri
  • Kuryong-ri
  • Kwangsŏng-ri
  • Namhŭng-ri
  • Namsang-ri
  • Ryongmul-li
  • Ryongsang-ri
  • Sinch'ang-ri
  • Sinhŭng-ri
  • Toyang-ri
  • Tumul-li

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