Chongjin

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Chongjin

청진
청진시
Korean transcription(s)
 • Chosongul청진시
 • Hancha淸津市
 • McCune-ReischauerCh'ŏngjin-si
 • Revised RomanizationCheongjin-si
Dountoun Chongjin in September 2011, as seen frae the ceety's monument o Kim Il-sung.
Dountoun Chongjin in September 2011, as seen frae the ceety's monument o Kim Il-sung.
Eik-name(s): 
Ceety o Iron
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Coordinates: 41°47′N 129°46′E / 41.783°N 129.767°E / 41.783; 129.767
Kintra North Korea
ProvinceNorth Hamgyong
Area
 • Total269 km2 (104 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total627,000
 • Dialect
Hamgyong
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (Korea Staundart Time)

Ch'ŏngjin (청진시, Ch'ŏngjin-si; Korean pronunciation: [tɕʰɔŋdʑin-ɕi]) is the caipital o North Korea's North Hamgyŏng Province an the kintra's third lairgest ceety. Frae 1960 tae 1967 an again frae 1977 tae 1985, Ch'ŏngjin wis administered separately frae North Hamgyŏng as a Directly Governed Ceety (Chikhalsi). Prior tae 1960, frae 1967 tae 1977, an since 1985, the ceety haes been pairt o the North Hamgyŏng Province.