Chongjin

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Chongjin
청진
Municipal Ceety
청진시
Korean transcription(s)
 • Chosongul 청진시
 • Hancha 淸津市
 • McCune-Reischauer Ch'ŏngjin-si
 • Revised Romanization Cheongjin-si
Dountoun Chongjin in September 2011, as seen frae the ceety's monument o Kim Il-sung.
Nickname(s): Ceety o Iron
Chongjin is located in North Korea
Chongjin
Chongjin
Coordinates: 41°47′N 129°46′E / 41.783°N 129.767°E / 41.783; 129.767
Kintra Banner o North Korea North Korea
Province North Hamgyong
Area
 • Total 269 km2 (104 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 627,000
 • Dialect Hamgyong
Time zone Korea Staundart Time (UTC+09:00)

Ch'ŏngjin (청진시, Ch'ŏngjin-si; Korean pronunciation: [tɕʰɔŋdʑin-ɕi]) is the caipital o North Korea's North Hamgyŏng Province an the kintra's third lairgest ceety. Frae 1960 tae 1967 an again frae 1977 tae 1985, Ch'ŏngjin wis administered separately frae North Hamgyŏng as a Directly Governed Ceety (Chikhalsi). Prior tae 1960, frae 1967 tae 1977, an since 1985, the ceety haes been pairt o the North Hamgyŏng Province.