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Sariwon

Sariwon
사리원시
Municipal city
  transcription(s)
 • Chosŏn'gŭl 사리원시
 • Hancha 沙里院市
 • McCune–Reischauer Sariwŏn-si
 • Revised Romanization Sariweon-si
Sariwon is located in North Korea
Sariwon
Sariwon
Coordinates:
Country  North Korea
Province North Hwanghae Province
Population
 • Total est. 310,100
Time zone Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)

Sariwŏn is the capital of North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. The city's population is estimated to be 310,100 people.

Contents

  • Healthcare 1
  • Industry 2
  • Education 3
  • Transport 4
  • Sister cities 5
  • Further reading 6
  • External links 7

Healthcare

Sariwon has the only pediatric hospital in the entire region; it serves 16 districts and 500,000 children and teens annually.

Industry

Sariwon has a Potassic/Potash Fertilizer Complex and a tractor factory.

Education

Educational facilities include: University of Agriculture, University of Geology, University of Medicine, University of Education no. 1 and, University of Education no 2. It is also the home of the Sariwon Pharmaceutical College of Koryo. Also in Sariwon is "Sariwon Folklore street" built during Kim-Jong-il's rule built to display an ideal picture of ancient Korea it includes apparently historical style buildings and a selection of ancient Korean cannon, it is a romanticised version of Korea, frequently used as a destination for foreigners on official government tours. Regardless of the fact Kim Jong il constructed a folk street, many older style ancient Korean buildings actually exist in the city.

Transport

Sariwon is served by Sariwon Chongnyon Station and Jongbang-ri Station. These are both on the Pyongbu Line.

Sister cities

Further reading

  • Dormels, Rainer. North Korea's Cities: Industrial facilities, internal structures and typification. Jimoondang, 2014. ISBN 978-89-6297-167-5

External links

  • Information about the potassic/potash fertilizer complex
  • Basic statistics about Sariwon
  • News about Sariwon's pediatric hospital
  • Photo of entrance to the city
  • Photo of a street scene
  • Photo of a street scene
  • City profile of Sariwon
  • picture albumFolk Street in Sariwon at Naenara

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