Pukchong

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Pukchong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul북청군
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanisationBukcheong-gun
 • McCune–ReischauerPukch'ŏng kun
KintraNorth Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions1 ŭp, 2 wirkers' destricts, 38 ri
Area
 • Total2,375 km2 (917 sq mi)

Pukchong is a coonty in eastren Hamgyongnam-do, North Korea. It borders the Sea o Japan (East Sea o Korea) tae the sooth. Awa frae the coast, it is entirely muntainous. The Hamgyong Muntains traverse the coonty. The heichest point is Komdoksan. Chief streams include the Namdaechon an Pochonchon (보천천). It haes a relatively mild climate for the province.

Industry dominate the local economy, although orcharding and dry-field farming also play a role. Local crops include millet, barley, wheat, soybeans, maize, and rice. Rice production is confined to the valleys. In addition, there are livestock and silkworm farms.

Railroads passing through Pukchong include the Toksong Line and Pyongra Line. The county is also served by roads.

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