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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.
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(ˈtʃʌŋˈdʒɪn) or


(Placename) a port in E North Korea, on the Sea of Japan (East Sea). Pop: 603 000 (2005 est)
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a seaport in W North Korea. 754,128.
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One delivery in March saw more than 2,000 tonnes of wheat supplied to the port of Chongjin, news agency TASS reported.
Russian Embassy in Pyongyang reported that the aid arrived in the North Korean port of Chongjin on Monday.
Founded in 1993 and based in Xiamen, ACB has a branch in Chongjin.
KOTRA's report shows that the real estate market is rapidly growing in large cities in the North such as Nampo, Kaesong, Chongjin, Sinuiju, Rason, and its capital city Pyongyang.
All interviewees were from northern provinces (e.g., Musan, Hyesan, Chongjin, and Onsung) near the Chinese border.
In a letter to Lower Dir journalists from China on Wednesday, several students hailing from different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, who are enrolled in Tianjin Chongjin University, China, under the chief minister's Chinese language scholarship programme, complained that they faced financial crisis as they were not being paid their stipend.
It is based on interviews with refugees from Chongjin, an industrial city in the north of the country.
Kim Yeong-ho, who is from North Korea's third-largest city Chongjin, said people there "can virtually skate" only in a natural environment such as on frozen lakes and reservoirs.
Cities such as Jingjinji, Beijing, Tianjin, and Chongjin and northwest part are the places that are highly polluted [27].
The Korean Central Import Materials Exchange General Corporation, under the Trade Ministry, allegedly has offices and storage facilities in every province, as well as in every major harbor (including Nampo, Songrim, Wonsan, and Chongjin).