Pukchang

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Pukchang
Chosŏn'gŭl: 북창군
Hanja: 北倉郡
RR: Bukchang-gun
MR: Pukch'ang kun
Kintra North Korea
State Pyongannam-do
Admeenistrative centre Pyongsong
Population (2008[1])
 • Total 139,498

Pukchang (Pukch'ang kun) is a coonty o the province o Pyongannam-do in North Korea.

In this coonty is the kintra's lairgest pouer station- Pukchang coal pouer station - wi a production capacity o up tae 1600 MW.

Admeenistrative destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is split intae ane ŭp (veelage), nine rodongjagu (wirker destricts) an 20 ri (touns).

Preeson Camp[eedit | eedit soorce]

Poleetical Preeson Camp No. 18 is a lairge preeson labor colony in the wastren pairt o the coonty at the banks o Taedong River. Mony o the 50000 preesoners are forcit tae wirk in coal mines.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Korean Central Bureau of Statistics: 2008 Population Census (Population 2008, published in 2009)
  2. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea: The Hidden Gulag (Section: Testimony Kwan-li-so No. 18 Bukchang, p. 69 - 76)

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