|• Revised Romanization||Dongrim-gun|
|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp, 2 workers' districts, 20 ri|
|• Total||415.3 km2 (160.3 sq mi)|
Tongrim County is a kun, or county, in coastal southwestern North P'yŏngan province, North Korea. It borders P'ihyŏn and Ch'ŏnma to the north, Sŏnch'ŏn to the east, Ch'ŏlsan to the southwest and Yŏmju to the west. To the south, it looks out on the Yellow Sea.
The landscape is dominated by low, rolling hills and basins. The highest point is Munsusan, rising to 736 m on the northern border. Tongrim is drained by the Ch'ŏngch'ŏn River and its tributaries, including the Maryŏng River and the Kokch'ŏn stream. Some 60% of the county is covered by forestland; only 26% of the area is cultivated.
The year-round average temperature is 8.8 °C; the January mean is -8.7 °C, while the August average is 24 °C. Annual rainfall averages 1000 mm.
The cultivated land is irrigated, with crops including rice, maize, soybeans, wheat, barley and tobacco. Aquaculture is also practiced. There are various mines and factories producing machinery including pumps.
Places of Interest
- International Information Research Institute (국제정보연구소) (1999). "동림군". 北韓情報總覽 2000 [Bukhan jeongbo chong-ram 2000]. Seoul: Author. p. 841.
- (Korean) In Korean language online encyclopedias: