Tanchon

Tanchon or Tanch'ŏn is a ceety in northeastren Hamgyongnam-do, North Korea. It haes a population o approximately 360,000. Tanchon borders the Sea o Japan (East Sea o Korea), intae which the Namdae River flows.

Tanchon
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul단천시
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanisationDancheon-si
 • McCune–ReischauerTanch'ŏn si
KintraNorth Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions6 dong, 9 workers' districts, 38 ri
Area
 • Total2170 km2 (840 sq mi)
Population
 • Total360,000
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)

EconomyEedit

There are extensive mineral resources in the aurie, includin cobalt, magnesite, an iron ore. The ceety is kent for its chemical production, textiles, metal ware, machinery, smeltin.

Technologie

The Ceety o Tanchon is featured in the PC game Tradewinds

TransportEedit

Tanchon is situatit on the Pyongra Line railwey. In 2012 the ceety's port wis renovatit an upgradit.[1]

WildlifeEedit

The population o Cheenese gorals in Tanchon haes been designatit North Korean natural monument #293.[2]

ReferencesEedit

  1. ""Tanchon Port reconstruction completed", NK Economy Watch". Archived frae the original on 29 Mey 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  2. "단천산양". Cultural Heritage Administration guide to North Korean natural monuments. Archived frae the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 1 December 2006.

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Coordinates: 40°27′29″N 128°54′40″E / 40.458°N 128.911°E / 40.458; 128.911