Unnyul County

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Ŭnnyul County
은률군
County
North Korean transcription(s)
 • Chosŏn'gŭl 은률군
 • Hancha 殷栗郡
 • McCune–Reischauer Ŭnnyul-gun
South Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangeul 은율군
 • Revised Romanization Eunyul-gun
DPRK2006 Hwangnam-Unryul.PNG
Country North Korea
Province South Hwanghae Province

Ŭnnyul County (은률군) is a county in South Hwanghae province, North Korea. The county is called by the name Eunyul (은율) in South Korea, due to the pronunciation differences between Northern and Southern Korean dialects.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Ŭnnyul county is divided into 1 ŭp (town), 1 rodongjagu (workers' district) and 21 ri (villages):

  • Ŭnnyul-ŭp
  • Kŭmsanp'o-rodongjagu
  • Changryŏl-li
  • Ch'ŏlsal-li
  • Idop'o-ri
  • Kach'ŏl-li
  • Kimch'ŏl-li
  • Kŭmbong-ri
  • Kuwŏl-li
  • Kwanhae-ri
  • Kwansal-li
  • Rakch'ŏl-li
  • Ryul-li
  • Sandong-ri
  • Sang-ri
  • Sansŭng-ri
  • Sŏgong-ri
  • Sŏhae-ri
  • Taech'u-ri
  • Ŭnhye-ri
  • Unsŏ-ri
  • Wŏnp'yŏng-ri
  • Yŏnam-ri

Transportation[edit]

Ŭnnyul county is served by the Ŭnnyul Line of the Korean State Railway.

Mining[edit]

Ŭnnyul is site of the Ŭnnyul iron mines.[1][2][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IDSA News Review on East Asia - Volume 1, Issues 7-11 - Page 1033 1987 "[KCNA, Sept 4] Unnyul mine has boosted iron ore production in 1987 by 38.8% over 1986 by successfully operating the fully remote ..."
  2. ^ Mary E. Connor The Koreas 2009 - Page 132 1598841602 "Near Ullyul, a particularly novel project utilized waste from coal mine excavations carried by a long-distance conveyor belt"
  3. ^ David Gallagher Mineral Resources of Korea: Iron ore deposits 1963 - Page 32 "Ullyul-gun Ullyul district The Ullyul (Inritsu) iron district lies about 10 km northwest of Ullyul town (38° 30'N.; 125° 12' E.) and is near the small port of Kumsan-ni (380 34 'N.; 125° 08 'E.) in Pukpu-myon (Tamura, Eitaro, and Kamomaru, 1913, p."