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Chongju

Map o Pyonganbuk-do showin the location o Chongju.
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 정주시
Hancha
McCune–Reischauer Chŏngju si
Revised Romanization Jeongju-si
Statistics
Admeenistrative diveesions 1 ŭp, 1 wirkers' destricts, 28 ri

Chongju (an aw Jongju) is a si, or ceety, in soothren Pyonganbuk-do, North Korea. Prior tae 1994, it wis designatit as a kun or coonty. The terrain is maistly level, but muntainous in the north. Tae the sooth lies the Chongju Plain, where the hills dae no rise abuin 200 metres. Chongju includes approximately 10 islands in the Yellae Sea an aw.

Some 40 percent o Chongju is covered bi coniferous forestland.

Local agricultur is dominatit bi orchardin an rice fermin; the chestnuts o this region are especially famous. The ceety is servit bi baith road an rail, wi the Pyongui an Pyongbuk lines passin through.

In Februar 2011, the ceety an ithers in Pyongannam-do haed rare protests, o a few score o people, cawin for adequate provision o rice an pouer. At the time, news o the Arab Spring wis spreadin via Cheenese TV channels an phone caws wi defectors.[1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Can the 'Jasmine Revolution' Spread to N.Korea?, Chosun Ilbo, 23 February 2011

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