Kusong

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Kusong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul구성시
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanisationGuseong-si
 • McCune–ReischauerKusŏng si
Map o North Pyongan showin the location o Kusong.
Map o North Pyongan showin the location o Kusong.
KintraNorth Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions24 tong, 18 ri
Area
 • Total666.8 km2 (257.5 sq mi)

Kusŏng is a coterminous ceety in central North Pyongan Province, North Korea. It borders Taegwan tae the north, Taechon tae the east, Kwaksan an Chongju tae the sooth, an Chonma tae the north. The heichest point is Chongryongsan (청룡산, 920 m). The year-roond average temperatur is 8.2 °C, wi a Januar average o -9.6 °C an an August average o 23.3 °C. 1300 millimeters o rain faw in a typical year. 22% o the ceety's aurie is cultivatit; 64% is forestit.

Educational institutions locatit in Kusong include Kusong Mechanical College an Kusong Industrial College. Historical relics include the Koryo-dynasty Kuju Castle.

Diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety is dividit intae twinty-fower neebourheids (dong) an 18 veelages (ri).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • International Information Research Institute (국제정보연구소) (1999). "구성시". 北韓情報總覽 2000 [Bukhan jeongbo chong-ram 2000]. Seoul: Author. pp. 835–836.
  • http://nk.joins.com/map/view.asp?idx=i061.htm

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Coordinates: 39°58′N 125°10′E / 39.97°N 125.17°E / 39.97; 125.17