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Manpho (Korean pronunciation: [man.pʰo]) is a city of northwestern Chagang Province, North Korea. As of 2008, it had an estimated population of 116,760. It looks across the border to the city of Ji'an, Jilin province, China.
|• McCune-Reischauer||Manp'o si|
|• Revised Romanization||Manpo-si|
View of Manpo from the Ji'an Yalu River Border Railway Bridge
|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp, 5 labor districts, 15 ri|
Manp'o was incorporated as a city in 1961.
Along the shores of the Yalu River and the Kŏnp'o River are the small Kosan Plain and the Kŏnha Plain.
The yearly average temperature is 6.5 °C (43.7 °F); the January average temperature, −14.4 °C (6.1 °F); and the July average temperature, 23.6 °C (74.5 °F). The yearly average rainfall is 947.8 millimetres (37.31 in), generous due to the mountainous terrain.
Lumber processing and transportation are well developed.
- (in Korean) In Korean language online encyclopedias:
- North Korea Uncovered, (North Korea Google Earth) see much of Manpo's industrial and political infrastructure on Google Earth.
- City profile of Manpo
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