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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 수동구
 • Revised Romanization Sudong-gu
 • McCune–Reischauer Sudong ku
Country North Korea
Administrative divisions 6 workers' districts, 14 ri

Sudong-ku is a county in South Hamgyong province, North Korea. It was formed from part of Kowon County in December 1990.[1]

Sudong is the site of a major coal seam first discovered in 1918.[2] The Pyongra Line railroad passes through the district.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "행정구역 개편 일지". 2006-04-05. Retrieved 2006-11-08.  See also 고원군의 연혁
  2. ^ 고원-문천탄전 (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia/Naver. Retrieved 2006-11-08.