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Jungjang

Jungjang is the South Korean equivalent of a lieutenant general. It outranks the sojang, equivalent to a major general. The rank is also held by Korean vice admirals and uses three stars as its badge of rank, much like the United States version.

Jungjang / Chungjang
Hangul
중장
Hanja
Revised RomanizationJungjang
McCune–ReischauerChungjang

In North Korea, the same name is romanized as chungjang. Although still translatable as "lieutenant general", a North Korean chungjang is only the equivalent of a two-star general, since North Korea does not maintain a rank of brigadier general. The North Korean equivalent of a three-star general is sangjang, translated as "colonel general".

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