Tukchang

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Tukchang
Chosŏn'gŭl: 득장지구
Hanja: 得場地區
RR:
MR: Tŭkjang-chigu
Kintra North Korea
State Pyongannam-do
Admeenistrative centre Hyesan
Population (2008 [1])
 • Total 50,033

Tukchang (Tŭkjang-chigu) is an destrict o Pyongannam-do in North Korea.

Tukchang wis established as its awn admeenistrative aurie efter separatin frae Pukchang in 1995.

Admeenistrative destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is split intae nine dong (neebourheids).

Preeson Camp[eedit | eedit soorce]

Poleetical Preson Camp No. 18 is a lairge preeson labor colony in Tukchang destrict an Pukchang 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)

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]