Hoechang

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Hoechang County
Chosŏn'gŭl: 회창군
Hanja: 檜倉郡
MR: Hoech'ang-gun
RR: Hoechang-gun
Kintra North Korea
State Pyongannam-do
Admeenistrative centre Hyesan
Area
 • Total 681.43 km2 (263.10 sq mi)
Population (2008[1])
 • Total 89,959
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)

Hoechang-gun is a coonty in Pyongannam-do, North Korea.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Afore 1945, maist o the territory that nou comprises Hoechang wis pairt o neebourin Songchon coonty. In 1952 fower tounships frae Songchon (Sungin-myon, Kuryong-myon, Rungjung-myon, an Taegok-myon) an ane frae Koksan (Pongmyong-myon) wur split frae their coonties an mergit tae form Hoechang Coonty.

Admeenistrative destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is split intae ane up (toun), fower rodongjagu (wirker's destricts, abbreviatit as gu), an seiventeen ri (veelages).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Korean Central Bureau of Statistics: 2008 Population Census (Population 2008, published in 2009)

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