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|• McCune-Reischauer||Kŭmya kun|
|• Revised Romanization||Geumya-gun|
Kŭmya-ŭp, Kŭmya County
Map of South Hamgyong showing the location of Kumya
|Province||South Hamgyong Province|
|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp, 4 workers' districts, 50 ri|
To the west, there are high mountains but the eastern portion of the county is flat. The highest peak is Chŏngamsan (정암산). The chief river is the Ryonghŭng. Several islands are situated around the Songjŏn Bay (송전만). Forestland makes up about 30% of the county's area.
Agriculture and fisheryEdit
The chief form of agriculture in the county is rice cultivation. In addition, maize, soybeans, and wheat are produced; there are also orchards. There are no ports, although some fishing is done along the coast.
Mining and manufacturingEdit
Claim by South KoreaEdit
Due to the specific nature of inter-korea relationship, the subdivision is not recognized by its current assignment that is happening in North Korea by the South Korean government. South Korea claims the name of the North Korean county is Yŏnghŭng(永興) county(the former name of the subdivision) through the Committee for the Five Northern Korean Provinces.
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