|• Revised Romanization||Deukjang-jigu|
|Administrative divisions||4 workers' districts|
Tŭkchang was established as its own administrative area after separating from Pukch'ang in 1995.
The district is split into four rodongjagu (workers' districts)in 1995:
The district is split into nine dong (neighborhoods) in 2008.
Political Prison Camp No. 18 is a large prison labour colony in Tŭkchang district and Pukch'ang County at the banks of Taedong River. In 1995, Camp 18 Tukchang part was returned to ordinary society and is called “Tukchang Coal Mine Complex”(득장지구탄광련합기업소). The camp was dismantled in 2006 and maybe reopened in 2016.
- DPR Korean Central Bureau of Statistics: 2008 Population Census (Population 2008, Published in 2009)
- <설 특집> ⑤명절이 슬픈 탈북자 망향가
- Has Camp 18 been re-opened or merged with Camp 14?(North Korea Economy Watch)
- Committee for Human Rights in North Korea: The Hidden Gulag (Section: Testimony Kwan-li-so No. 18 Bukchang, p. 69 - 76)
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