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Tokchon

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Tŏkch'ŏn is a ''si'', or city, in northern South P'yŏngan province, North Korea. [1]

26 relations: Administrative divisions of North Korea, Geography of North Korea, Hangul, Hanja, Hwasong-12, Intermediate-range ballistic missile, Kaechon, Kim Il-sung, Korean State Railway, Kujang County, List of cities in North Korea, List of second-level administrative divisions of North Korea, Maengsan County, McCune–Reischauer, North Korea, North Pyongan Province, Nyongwon County, Provinces of North Korea, Pukchang Airport, Pukchang County, Pyongdok Line, Revised Romanization of Korean, Rocket artillery, South Pyongan Province, Sungri Motor Plant, The Diplomat.

Administrative divisions of North Korea

The administrative divisions of North Korea are organized into three hierarchical levels.

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Geography of North Korea

North Korea is located in east Asia on the northern half of the Korean Peninsula.

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Hangul

The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul (from Korean hangeul 한글), has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by Sejong the Great.

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Hanja

Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.

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Hwasong-12

The Hwasong-12 (화성 12, meaning Mars 12; KN-17 under the U.S. naming convention) is a mobile intermediate-range ballistic missile developed by North Korea. The Hwasong-12 was first revealed to the international community in a military parade on 14 April 2017 celebrating the Day of the Sun which is the birthday anniversary of North Korea's founding President, Kim Il-sung.

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Intermediate-range ballistic missile

An intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) is a ballistic missile with a range of 3,000–5,500 km (1,864–3,418 miles), between a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) and an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

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Kaechon

Kaech'ŏn (Hangul: 개천시, Hanja: 价川市) is a city in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.

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Kim Il-sung

Kim Il-sung (or Kim Il Sung) (born Kim Sŏng-ju; 15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was the first leader of North Korea, from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994.

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Korean State Railway

The Korean State Railway (조선민주주의인민공화국 철도, Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk Ch'ŏldo, commonly called 국철, Kukch'ŏl, "State Rail") is the operating arm of the Ministry of Railways of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and has its headquarters at P'yŏngyang.

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Kujang County

Kujang County is a ''kun'', or county, in southeastern North P'yŏngan province, North Korea.

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List of cities in North Korea

The important cities of North Korea have self-governing status equivalent to that of provinces.

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List of second-level administrative divisions of North Korea

This is a list of all second-level administrative divisions of North Korea, including cities, counties, workers' districts, districts, and wards, organized by province or directly governed city.

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Maengsan County

Maengsan County is a ''kun'' (county) in South P'yŏngan, North Korea.

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McCune–Reischauer

McCune–Reischauer romanization is one of the two most widely used Korean language romanization systems.

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North Korea

North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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North Pyongan Province

North Pyongan Province (Phyŏnganbukto;, also spelled North P'yŏngan), written before 1925 in English as Yeng Byen) is a province of North Korea. The province was formed in 1896 from the northern half of the former P'yŏng'an Province, remained a province of Korea until 1945, then became a province of North Korea. Its capital is Sinŭiju. In 2002, Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region—near the city of Sinuiju—was established as a separately governed Special Administrative Region.

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Nyongwon County

Nyŏngwŏn County is a county in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.

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Provinces of North Korea

Provinces are the first-level division within North Korea.

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Pukchang Airport

Pukchang Airport is an airport in Pyongan-namdo, North Korea.

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Pukchang County

Pukch'ang County is a ''kun'' (county) in South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.

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Pyongdok Line

The P'yŏngdŏk Line is an electrified standard-gauge trunk line of the Korean State Railway in North Korea running from Taedonggang Station in P'yŏngyang, where it connects to the P'yŏngbu, P'yŏngnam, P'yŏngra and P'yŏngŭi Lines, to Kujang, where it connects to the Manp'o and Ch'ŏngnyŏn P'arwŏn Lines.

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Revised Romanization of Korean

The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea proclaimed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to replace the older McCune–Reischauer system.

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Rocket artillery

Rocket artillery is a type of artillery equipped with rocket launchers instead of conventional guns or mortars.

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South Pyongan Province

South Pyongan Province (Phyŏngannamdo) is a province of North Korea.

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Sungri Motor Plant

Sungri Motor Plant is a 600,000 m2 vehicle factory in the city of Tokchon (덕천), North Korea.

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The Diplomat

The Diplomat is an online international news magazine covering politics, society, and culture in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Deokcheon, Tokch'ŏn.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokchon

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