Potonggang-guyok

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Potonggang-guyok
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 보통강구역
 • Hanja 普通
 • Revised Romanisation Botonggang-guyeok
 • McCune–Reischauer Pot'onggang-guyŏk
Kintra Sooth Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions 15 admeenistrative dong

Potonggang-guyok is ane o the 19 destricts, or guyok, o Pyongyang, North Korea. It is maist famous as the location o the Ryugyong Hotel. It is namit efter the Pothong River (leeterally "the simple river"), which serves as the destrict's border on aw sides. It is bordered tae the north bi Hyongjesan-guyok, tae the east bi Sosong an Moranbong-guyoks, tae the sooth bi Pyongchon an Chung-guyoks, an tae the wast bi Mangyongdae-guyok. The destrict wis established bi the Pyongyang Ceety Fowkcommittee in October 1960.

Owerview[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Pot'ong Destrict is primarily a wirkin destrict o the ceety as the few places o interest tae tourists on locatit on the periphery o the destrict. The anerlie attractions tae visitors are the Potong River Pleasure Grund, the Victorious Leeberation o the Faitherland Statue an the Potong River Improvement Project Monument. It is the location o the Pyongyang Embroidery Schuil an Factory an aw, an the Pyongyang Senior Middle Schuil. The destrict's Ragwon-dong is the location o the central offices an heidquarters o the DPRK's Naitional Defence Commission.

The Pyongyang Metro runs throu this destrict, wi stops at Konsol, Hwanggumbol, an Konguk Stations.[1]

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Potonggang-guyok is dividit intae eleiven admeenistrative destricts kent as dong. Twa neebourheids (Ryugyong-dong an Potonggang-dong) are further dividit in twa pairts for admeenistrative purposes, while Pulgunkori-dong is dividit intae three acause o its size.[2]

Chosŏn'gŭl Hancha
Kyonghung-dong 경흥동
Ponghwa-dong 봉화동 烽火
Potonggang-dong 보통강동
Pulgunkori-dong 붉은거리동 붉은거리
Rakwon-dong 락원동 樂園
Ryugyong-dong 류경동
Segori-dong 세거리동 거리
Sojang-dong 서장동 西
Sokam-dong 석암동
Sinwon-dong 신원동
Taebo-dong 대보동

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