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 • McCune–ReischauerChung-guyŏk
The Grand Fowk's Study Hoose an Kim Il-sung Square (wi Ryugyong Hotel in backgrund)
KintraNorth Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions19 admeenistrative dong

Chung-guyŏk (Central Destrict) is ane o the 19 guyok which constitutes the ceety o Pyongyang, North Korea. The destrict is locatit in the centre o the ceety, atween the Potong an Taedong Rivers, an is bordered tae the north bi Moranbong-guyok, tae the northwast bi Potonggang-guyok, an tae the sooth bi Pyongchon-guyok.

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As the centre o Pyongyang, the destrict haulds mony o the ceeties maist important biggins. The famous Kim Il-sung Square is locatit here alang the banks o the Taedong river, alang wi the Grand Fowk's Study Hoose, which is the naitional librar o North Korea.[1] Awtho Chung-guyok wis ance the historical centre o Pyongyang, it wis amaist completely obliteratit durin the Korean War bi American bombin. Still, vestiges o the auld ceety can still be seen, an the destrict is hame tae several o North Korea's Naitional Treasurs, includin the rebuilt Potong an Taedong Gates, the Pyongyang Bell, the Ryongwang Pavilion, an the Sungryong an Sungin Halls.[2] Ither biggins that are locatit here include the Koryo Hotel, Taedonggang Hotel, Pyongyang First Depairtment Store, The Naitional Stamp museum o the DPRK, The Pyongyang Central Childer's palace an Taedongmoon Cinema.

The Pyongyang Metro runs throu this destrict, wi stops at Yonggwang, Ponghwa, an Sungri Stations.

Executive offices o the North Korean govrenment an its industrie are locatit here. This is the heidquairters burgh o the Central Committee o the Wirkers' Pairty o Korea.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Air Koryo haes a beukin office in Tongsŏng-dong.[3]

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Chung-guyok is dividit intae nineteen admeenistrative destricts kent as dong.[4]

Chosŏn'gŭl Hancha
Changgwang-dong 창광동
Chongro-dong 종로동
Chungsong-dong 중성동
Haebangsan-dong 해방산동 解放
Kyogu-dong 교구동
Kyongrim-dong 경림동
Kyongsang-dong 경상동
Mansu-dong 만수동
Oesong-dong 외성동
Otan-dong 오탄동
Potongmun-dong 보통문동
Ryonhwa-dong 련화동
Ryusong-dong 류성동
Sochang-dong 서창동 西
Somun-dong 서문동 西
Taedongmun-dong 대동문동
Tongan-dong 동안동
Tonghung-dong 동흥동
Tongsong-dong 동성동
Yokjon-dong 역전동

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