TITLE

Pyongyang

PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Feb2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Pyongyang (pyŭng′yäng′), Chin. Pingyang, Jap. Heijo, city (1993 pop. 2,741,260), capital of North Korea, SW North Korea, on a high bluff above the Taedong River. It is a special city with the status of province. Pyongyang, located near large iron and coal deposits, is a major industrial center; products include iron and steel, machinery, armaments, aircraft, textiles, sugar, rubber, ceramics, and various light manufactures.
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85536787

 

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