Chongju

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Chongju
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 정주시
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanisation Jeongju-si
 • McCune–Reischauer Chŏngju si
Map o Pyonganbuk-do showin the location o Chongju.
Map o Pyonganbuk-do showin the location o Chongju.
Kintra North Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions 1 ŭp, 1 wirkers' destricts, 28 ri

Chongju (an aw Jongju) is a si, or ceety, in soothren Pyonganbuk-do, North Korea. Prior tae 1994, it wis designatit as a kun or coonty. The terrain is maistly level, but muntainous in the north. Tae the sooth lies the Chongju Plain, whaur the hills dae no rise abuin 200 metres. Chongju includes approximately 10 islands in the Yellae Sea an aw.

Some 40 percent o Chongju is covered bi coniferous forestland.

Local agricultur is dominatit bi orchardin an rice fermin; the chestnuts o this region are especially famous. The ceety is servit bi baith road an rail, wi the Pyongui an Pyongbuk lines passin throu.

In Februar 2011, the ceety an ithers in Pyongannam-do haed rare protests, o a few score o fowk, cawin for adequate provision o rice an pouer. At the time, news o the Arab Ware wis spreadin via Cheenese TV channels an phone caws wi defectors.[1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Can the 'Jasmine Revolution' Spread to N.Korea?, Chosun Ilbo, 23 February 2011

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Coordinates: 39°39′N 125°20′E / 39.65°N 125.33°E / 39.65; 125.33

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