Tukchang (Tŭkjang-chigu) is an destrict o Pyongannam-do in North Korea.

Chosŏn'gŭl: 득장지구
Hanja: 得將地區
MR: Tŭkjang-chigu
DPRK2006 Pyongnam-Dukjang.PNG
KintraNorth Korea
Admeenistrative centreHyesan
 (2008 [1])
 • Total50,033

Tukchang wis established as its awn admeenistrative aurie efter separatin frae Pukchang in 1995.

Admeenistrative destrictsEedit

The destrict is split intae nine dong (neebourheids).

Preeson CampEedit

Poleetical Preson Camp No. 18 is a muckle preeson labor colony in Tukchang destrict an Pukchang coonty at the banks o Taedong River. Mony o the 50000 preesoners are forcit tae wirk in coal mines.[2]


  1. Korean Central Bureau of Statistics: 2008 Population Census (Population 2008, Published in 2009)
  2. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea: The Hidden Gulag (Section: Testimony Kwan-li-so No. 18 Bukchang, p. 69 - 76)

Freemit airtinsEedit