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Hamhung - Hamnam
Hamhung, the capitol of South Hamgyong Provence , with a population in excess of 800,000 in 2003, is an industrial city which serves as a major port for North Korean foriegn trade. Production includes textiles, metalware, machinery, refined oil and processed food. the founder of the Yi dynasty, the last imperial line of Korea, was born in Hamhung.
Located at northeast Korea, South Hamgyong Province, the Hamhung plain eastern part, Left branch of Songchon River downriver.
Transportation Hub, connects various eastern ports and northern interior area.
It has a national museum, a branch academy of science.
Majon, the suburbs has a park, the sand beach pure, the jungle onion is strongly fragrant, flowers, the construction has the consummation the sea bathing place, hospital, the outdoors theater and recreation facility.
Famous scenic site: mountain, temple, hot spring.
DPRK important chemical industry center.
- Korea Tourist Map (English, Korean, Japanese, Chinese)
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