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 (chông′jĭn′, chœng′-)
A city of northeast North Korea on the Sea of Japan. It is a port and an industrial center.


(ˈtʃʌŋˈdʒɪn) or


(Placename) a port in E North Korea, on the Sea of Japan (East Sea). Pop: 603 000 (2005 est)



a seaport in W North Korea. 754,128.
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But after six years, during which she had a son, Ji-hyun was caught and deported without her child to North Korea, where she was sent to Chongjin labour camp.
Fowle said he left the Bible -- with his name in it -- in a bathroom under a trash bin at a nightclub in the northern port city of Chongjin and hoped a Christian would find it.
Fowle was arrested in May for leaving a Bible at a sailor's club in the North Korean city of Chongjin, where he was traveling as a tourist.
People were executed in Wonsan, Chongjin, Sariwon and Pyongsong.
South Korea's National Intelligence Service released an analysis in July that said Matsumoto had lived in the northeastern city of Chongjin until several years ago and that she currently lives in the North Korean capital.
The Pyongyang Project, a Vancouver-based travel and educational exchange group, said via Twitter that a North Korean tourism official in Yanji, another Chinese border city, told them tourism to the North Korean cities of Rason and Chongjin would be unaffected.
We've seen busy activities in the Chongjin nuclear test site," Kim said, "And everyone is watching.
The typhoon is expected to move northeast across the peninsula and back out to sea over the North Korean port of Chongjin.
The Rajin port in the joint special economic zone between the North and China is officially under co-development and the Chongjin port is also said to be under joint development," the source was quoted as saying.
The state-run Yanbian Haihua Group acquired the rights to use two wharves at Chongjin port, on North Korea's east coast, for 3 decades after establishing a partnership firm worth $7.
The MTS tour includes attractions missing from the regular tourist map, such as the scenic Mount Chilbo, and Chongjin.
The reader feels as if he is in Chongjin, where starving people ate the bark off trees; or atop Mount Taesong with the elite of Pyongyang, whose existence is a mix of sadism and whimsy; or with the masses who are bombarded day and night with the propaganda of North Korea's alternate reality.