Anbyŏn is a kun, or county, in Kangwŏn province, North Korea. Originally included in South Hamgyŏng province, it was transferred to Kangwŏn province in a September 1946 reshuffling of local government.
|• Revised Romanization||Anbyeon-gun|
Chŏnsam Cooperative Farm, Anbyŏn
Map of Kangwon showing the location of Anbyon
|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp, 2 workers' districts, 28 ri|
In the Anbyŏn Plain, rice-farming is the predominant industry. Orcharding also plays an important role.
Tile manufacturing also takes place.
There are local deposits of gold, silver, copper and zinc, but they are not widely exploited.
- Electricity generation
A chemical weapons storage facility is believed to be located in the county's Chiha-ri precinct. The facility is said to include numerous tunnels dug deep into the mountains, and may also host some biological weapons.
- "Kim Jong Il proclaims completion of Anbyon Youth Power Station". KCNA. Retrieved 2006-11-09.
- "Anbyon: Chiha-ri Chemical Corporation". GlobalSecurity.org. Archived from the original on 9 November 2006. Retrieved 2006-11-09.
- "Anbyon field". Important Bird Areas factsheet. BirdLife International. 2013. Archived from the original on 2007-07-10. Retrieved 2013-04-05.
- (in Korean) In Korean language online encyclopedias: