Hamgyeong Province

Hamgyeong-do is the peninsula’s most mineral-rich province. It borders China and Russia. Cheongjin, in North Hamgyeong Province, is an advanced industrial complex with a harbor through which trade with Japan and Russia flows. Hamgyeong-do also boasts many ancient tombs and fortress walls along with well-preserved historic relics such as the old Cheonghaetoseong Fortress from the Balhae Kingdom (698-926).

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