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A city of east-central North Korea northeast of Pyongyang. It is a textile center.


(ˈhɑːmˈhʊŋ) or


(Placename) an industrial city in central North Korea: commercial and governmental centre of NE Korea during the Yi dynasty (1392–1910). Pop: 753 000 (2005 est)



a city in central North Korea. 775,000.
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The spatiotemporal background of Jackals is set near Hamhung, Hamgyeong province, following the March 1 Independence Movement of 1919.
Even in South Korea, there are restaurant chains that originated in the North Korean cities of Pyongyang and Hamhung.
com/north-korea-fires-short-range-missiles-sea-japan-after-kim-jong-un-threatened-more-2340008) five short-range missiles into the East Sea from the northeastern city of Hamhung on March 21, a move which was criticized by the international community.
The unidentified projectiles were launched from south of the city of Hamhung and flew about 200 km, landing in waters east of North Korea, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.
Les missiles tires lundi d'un site au sud de la ville de Hamhung ont vole pendant 200 km avant de s'abimer dans les eaux de la mer du Japon, a declare l'etat-major interarmes sud-coreen dans un communique cite par l'agence Reuters.
According to unconfirmed reports, drug use is common in the northern areas of North Korea bordering China, particularly in the industrial cities of Hamhung and Sunchon.
Defector Kim Heung Kwang said he trained student hackers at a university in the industrial North Korean city of Hamhung for two decades before defecting in 2003.
Written by "a naturalized US citizen originally from Hamhung in northern Korea," The Martyred "significantly rescripts the historical record when it comes to the savagery of rollback operations in the North" and "propagates a fiction that sidesteps questions of US and South Korean accountability, if not war criminality, vis-a-vis North Korea" (152, 156-57).
The delegation is also scheduled to visit other burial sites in the east during their trip through next Tuesday, including Bupyong and Hamhung.
Kim Heung-kwang, who said he trained future hackers at a university in the industrial North Korean city of Hamhung said that North Korean students are recruited to the nation's top science schools to become "cyber warriors.
The others were located at Sinuiju (K-30), Hamhung (K-28), Chonjin (K-34), and Hoeiyong (K-35).