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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul신포시
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanisationSinpo-si
 • McCune–ReischauerSinp'o si
KintraNorth Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions15 tong, 13 ri
 • Total158,000

Sinpo is a port ceety on the coast o the Sea o Japan (East Sea o Korea) in central Sooth Hamgyong Province, North Korea. Accordin tae the last available census, approximately 158,000 fowk reside here.

Weather[eedit | eedit soorce]

The average temperatur is -4.1 ℃ in Januar an 22.6 ℃ in August. The average annual rainfaw is 688 millimetres.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fishery[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is an important base for fishin, wi a recent govrenment emphasis on aquacultur. The DPRK haes creatit aquacultural cooperatives an a central aquacultur office in the ceety.

Nuclear pouer[eedit | eedit soorce]

Near Sinpo in 1987 the biggin o first naitional nuclear plant wis stairtit bi the USSR but construction wis cancelled in 1991 due tae lack o fundin an in 1993 feenally accordin tae poleetical raisons.

Later this place wis the steid o twa planned reactors which wur tae hae been built bi the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO) wi internaitional support. Preparations on steid began in 1994 an construction o a reactor stairtit in 1997, but wis niver completit. The last foreign wirkers wur remuivit frae the aurie in Januar 2006.

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sinpo Station is on the Pyongra Line railwey.

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 40°05′N 128°15′E / 40.08°N 128.25°E / 40.08; 128.25