Sooth Hamgyong Province

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Sooth Hamgyong (Hamgyongnam-do) is a province o North Korea. The province wis formed in 1896 frae the soothern hauf o the umwhile Hamgyŏng Province, remained a province o Korea till 1945, then became a province o North Korea. Its caipital is Hamhung.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is bordered bi Ryanggang-do tae the north, Hamgyongbuk-do tae the northeast, Kangwon-do tae the sooth, an Pyongannam-do tae the wast. On the east o the province is the Sea o Japan (East Sea o Korea). Hamgyongnam-do is hame tae Yodok preeson camp an aw.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Hamgyongnam-do is dividit intae 3 ceeties ("si"), 2 destricts (1 "gu" an 1 "chigu"), an 15 coonties ("gun"). [1] These are further dividit intae veelages (ri an dong, wi dong an aw denotin neighborhuids in ceeties), wi each coonty additionally haein ane toun (up) which acts as its admeenistrative center. These are detailed on each coonty’s individual page. Some ceeties are an aw dividit intae wards kent as "guyok", which are admeenistered juist belaw the ceety level an an aw leetit on the individual page.

Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Deestricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Coordinates: 40°14′24″N 127°31′52″E / 40.240°N 127.531°E / 40.240; 127.531