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 • Hangul모란봉구역
 • Hanja牡丹
 • Revised RomanisationMoranbong-guyeok
 • McCune–ReischauerMoranbong-guyŏk
Moranbong Hill
KintraSooth Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions15 admeenistrative dong

Moranbong-guyŏk, is ane o the 19 guyŏk which constitute the ceety o Pyongyang, North Korea. It is locatit north o Chung-guyok, the ceety's central destrict, an is bordered tae the north bi Sosong an Taesong-guyoks, tae the east bi the Taedong River, an the wast bi the Potong River an Potonggang-guyok. It is namit efter Moran Hill locatit in the destrict's wast aurie ("Moran" means peony). It was designatit a guyŏk in October 1960 bi the Pyongyang Ceety Fowkcommittee.

Overview[eedit | eedit soorce]

A lairge pairt o the destrict is taken up bi the Moranbong Park, Pyongyang's lairgest recreation aurie. The pairk contains mony significant historic relics, includin vestiges o the auld Pyongyang Castle waws an various ornamental pavilions.[1] The destrict is hame tae the Kim Il-sung Stadium an aw, built durin the Japanese occupation period an the steid o Kim's first speech efter the leeberation o Pyongyang. The Pyongyang Airch o Triumph, the warld's lairgest such arch, is locatit in the destrict.

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Pyongyang Metro runs throu this destrict, wi stops at Tongil, Kaeson, Chonu, an Chonsung Stations.[2]

It is connected tae Rungra Island an Taedonggang-guyŏk (on the Taedong's left bank) bi the Rungra Bridge.[3]

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Moranbong-guyok is dividit intae fifteen admeenistrative destricts kent as dong. The lairgest neebourheids (Inhung, Pipa, an Kinmaul) are further dividit in two parts for administrative purposes.[4]

Chosŏn'gŭl Hancha
Changhyŏn-dong 장현동
Ch'ilsongmun-dong 칠성문동
Chinhŭng-dong 진흥동
Chŏnsŭng-dong 전승동
Chŏnu-dong 전우동
Hŭngbu-dong 흥부동
Inhŭng-dong 인흥동
Kaesŏn-dong 개선동
Kinmaŭl-dong 긴마을동 마을
Minhŭng-dong 민흥동
Pip'a-dong 비파동 琵琶
Puksae-dong 북새동
Sŏhŭng-dong 서흥동 西
Sŏngbuk-dong 성북동
Wŏlhyang-dong 월향동

Sources[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  3. "능라교", [[Doosan Encyclopedia]], retrieved 2010-07-02 URL–wikilink conflict (help)