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P'yŏngyang (Korea)

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Geographic headingP'yŏngyang (Korea)
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Geographic subdivision usageKorea (North)--P'yŏngyang
Variant(s)Ping-yang (Korea)
Pyengyang (Korea)
Phyöngyang (Korea)
Phyengyang (Korea)
Pkhenʹi︠a︡n (Korea)
Pʻing-jang (Korea)
Heijō (Korea)
Pʻyŏngyang, Korea
Namgyŏng (Korea)
Pʻyŏngyang Tʻŭkpyŏlsi (Korea)
Pjöngjang (Korea)
Pyeng Yang (Korea)
평양 (Korea)
平壤 (Korea)
Pingrang (Korea)
평양시 (Korea)
P'yŏngyang-si (Korea)
Pyongyang Directly Governed City (Korea)
평양직할시 (Korea)
P'yŏngyang Chikhalsi (Korea)
Associated countryKorea (North)
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inPʻyŏngyang chi, 1957.
Kim, Y.G. Namgyŏng yujŏk e kwanhan yŏnʼgu, 1984: t.p. (Namgyŏng)
Pukhan chido, 1978?: map recto (Pʻyŏngyang Tʻŭkpyŏlsi has been enlarged to include parts of Pʻyŏngan-namdo: Sangwŏn-gun, Chunghwa-gun, Kangnam-gun)
Pfabigan, A. Schlaflos in Pjöngjang, c1986
Sungjŏn Taehakkyo 80-yŏnsa, 1979: p. 74, etc. (Pyeng Yang)
Wikipedia, September 9, 2015 (Pyongyang (Chosŏn'gŭl: 평양 = P'yŏngyang; hancha: 平壤 = P'yŏngyang); capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (commonly known as North Korea) and the largest city in the country. The city was split from the South P'yŏngan province in 1946. It is administered as a directly governed city (chikhalsi, 직할시) on the same level as provincial governments; 평양시 = P'yŏngyang-si; Pyongyang Directly Governed City; 평양직할시 = P'yŏngyang Chikhalsi; 39°1ʹ10ʺN 125°44ʹ17ʺE)
The world factbook, via WWW, September 9, 2015 (under Korea, North: capital: Pyongyang; geographic coordinates: 39 01 N, 125 45 E)
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