Yangdok County

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Yangdŏk County

양덕군
Korean transcription(s)
 • Chosŏn'gŭl
 • Hancha
 • McCune-ReischauerYangdŏk-kun
 • Revised RomanizationYangdeok-gun
Map of South Pyongan showing the location of Yangdok
Map of South Pyongan showing the location of Yangdok
CountryNorth Korea
ProvinceSouth P'yŏngan
Administrative divisions1 ŭp, 18 ri
Area
 • Total772 km2 (298 sq mi)
Population
 (2008[1])
 • Total61,355
 • Density79/km2 (210/sq mi)

Yangdŏk County is a kun (county) in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Yangdŏk County is divided into one ŭp (town) and 18 ri (villages):

  • Yangdŏk-ŭp (양덕읍)
  • Ch'uma-ri (추마리)
  • Ilgam-ri (일감리)
  • Kŏsang-ri (거상리)
  • Kuryong-ri (구룡리)
  • Onjŏng-ri (온정리)
  • Ponggye-ri (봉계리)
  • Ryongam-ri (룡암리)
  • Ryongp'yŏng-ri (룡평리)
  • Sagi-ri (사기리)
  • Samgye-ri (삼계리)
  • Sangsil-li (상신리)
  • Sangsŏng-ri (상성리)
  • Sudŏng-ri (수덕리)
  • T'aehŭng-ri (태흥리)
  • Tongyang-ri (동양리)
  • T'ongdong-ri (통동리)
  • Unch'ang-ri (운창리)
  • Ŭnha-ri (은하리)

Transportation[edit]

Yangdŏk county is served by Yangdŏk Station on the Korean State Railway's P'yŏngra Line.

Yangdok Hot Springs Tourist Area[edit]

In 2019, Yangdok Hot Springs Tourist Area was a key construction project, built on the site of Yangdok Recreation Center which opened in 1947.[2] It was opened by Kim Jong-un on 7 December 2019. It featured indoor and outdoor baths, a ski slope, and a horse-riding park.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Korean Central Bureau of Statistics: 2008 Population Census (Population 2008, published in 2009)
  2. ^ Zwirko, Colin (28 June 2019). "Yangdok hot springs and ski resort project taking shape as October deadline looms". NK News.
  3. ^ Zwirko, Colin (8 December 2019). "Kim Jong Un oversees opening of Yangdok Hot Springs and ski resort". NK News.

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