Kangwŏn (Kangwŏn-do) is a province o North Korea, wi its caipital at Wŏnsan. Afore the diveesion o Korea in 1945, Kangwŏn an its Sooth Korean neighbour Gangwon-do (an aw spelled Kangwon-do) formed a single province that excludit Wŏnsan.
The province is bordered by Hamgyongnam-do tae the north, Pyongannam-do an Hwanghaebuk-do tae the wast, an Kaesŏng tae the sooth.
The province is dominatit bi the T'aebaek Muntains, the heichest peak o which is Kŭmgang-san ("Diamond Muntain").
Kangwŏn an Gangwon Provinces are thegither referred tae as the Gwandong region. The region wast o the Taebaek Muntains is cried Yŏngsŏ, while the region east o the muntains is cried Yŏngdong.
Kangwŏn Province is dividit intae 2 ceeties (si), 1 special admeenistrative regions, an 15 coonties (kun).
Special admeenistrative region[eedit | eedit soorce]