Hamhung

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Hamhung

함흥
함흥시
Korean transcription(s)
 • Chosŏn'gŭl함흥시
 • Hancha咸興市
 • McCune-ReischauerHamhŭng-si
 • Revised RomanizationHamheung-si
A view o Hamhung frae the Kim Il-sung Monument
A view o Hamhung frae the Kim Il-sung Monument
Hamhung is locatit in North Korea
Hamhung
Hamhung
Coordinates: 39°55′N 127°32′E / 39.917°N 127.533°E / 39.917; 127.533Coordinates: 39°55′N 127°32′E / 39.917°N 127.533°E / 39.917; 127.533
Kintra North Korea
RegionKwannam
Area
 • Total330 km2 (130 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Tot768,551
 • Dialect
Hamgyŏng

Hamhŭng (Hamhŭng-si; Korean pronunciation: [hamɣɯŋ-ɕi]) is North Korea's seicont lairgest ceety, an the caipital o Hamgyongnam-do. In late 2005, nearbi Hŭngnam wis made a ward (kuyŏk) athin Hamhŭng-si.[1] It haes a population o 768,551 as o 2008.[2]

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  1. "행정구역 개편 일지". NKChosun (in Korean). Retrieved 2006-04-29.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. national census report.pdf United Nations Statistics Division; 2008 Census of Population of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea conducted on 1–15 October 2008 (pdf-file) Retrieved on 2009-03-18.