Yonggwang

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Yonggwang
Chosŏn'gŭl 영광군
Hancha
McCune–Reischauer Yŏnggwang kun
Revised Romanization Yeonggwang-gun
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Admeenistrative diveesions 1 ŭp, 1 wirkers' destrict, 24 ri

Yonggwang is a coonty in Hamgyongnam-do, North Korea. It wis oreeginally pairt o Hamju Coonty, frae which it wis separatit in a general reorganisation o local govrenment in 1952. It is the steid o ane o the steles erectit bi Jinheung in the 6t century.

The coonty is primarily muntainous, an is traversed bi the Pujonryong Muntains (부전령산맥). Housomeivver, thare are auries o rollin an level grund, especially alang the Songchon River (성천강). Ither significant streams include the Hukrim River (흑림강), Chadongchon (자동천), Chonbulsanchon (천불산천), an Kigokchon (기곡천). Roughly 80% o the coonty is occupee'd bi forestland. The heichest point is Mataesan.

Despite the ruggit terrain, thare is agricultur in Yonggwang. Local crops include maize, rice, soybeans, wheat, an barley. Sma-scale orchards an livestock operations exist an aw. Thare are deposits o coal an gowd. In addition, hydroelectric pouer is producit in the region.

The Sinhŭng Line an Changjin Line railroads pass through the coonty, which is servit bi roads an aw.

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