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|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||40° North , 127° East (est.)|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Korea|
Officially titled 'Democratic People's Republic of Korea'.
North Korea is divided into nine provinces, two directly-governed cities, and three special administrative divisions. On the second-level divisions, there are cities, counties, wards, and districts.
The three-level administrative system used in North Korea was first established in 1952, as part of a massive restructuring of local government. Previously, the country had used a multi-level system similar to that still used in South Korea.
The three special administrative regions were all created in 2002 for the development of collaborative ventures with South Korea and other countries.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
139 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
Localities in this Region
- ⭔Chagang Province
- ⭔Kangwon Province
- Keumwha mine
- Kinjo Mine
- Kymgang Mine
- ⭔North Hamgyong Province
- Hoeryong city
- Kenkyohokudo Prefecture
- Kimch'aek city (Songjin-gun)
- Musan city
- Yangjong Mine
- North Hwanghae Province
- ⭔North Pyongan Province
- North Pyongan Province
- Hwangsan January Industrial Mine
- Kujang Uranium Mine
- ⭔Pyongyang Province
- Rakuzan Mine
- ⭔Rason Special Administrative Area (Nasŏn)
- Sanei Mine
- ⭔South Hamgyong Province
- Hungnam Uranium Mine
- Shinheung Mine
- Kasin Mine
- Songjon Mine
- ⭔South Hwanghae Province
- ⭔South Pyongan Province
- Kangso County
- Sunch'on Uranium Mine (Suncheon Mine)
- Toksong (Tokonsong)
- ⭔Yanggang Province (Ryanggang Province)
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