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Sinuiju

(sēn`o͝o`ē`jo͞o), Jap. Shingishu, city (1993 pop. 326,011), W North Korea, on the Yellow Sea (or West Sea) at the mouth of the Yalu River. A main northern gateway to Korea, it developed from a logging center into a port and rail terminus. A bridge (built 1910) over the Yalu connects it with NE China. It has air, rail, and road ties with Pyongyang. In World War II it became an industrial center with manufactures of chemicals, aluminum, and textiles. Power comes from the huge Supung Dam. In 2002 the North Korean government announced plans to develop a special economic zone in the city.

Sinuiju

 

a city in the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, situated on the Amnok-kang (Yalu River). Administrative center of Pyongan-pukto (province). Population, 128,000 (1955). Sinuiju is a transportation junction and a seaport (Yon-gamp’o) on Korea Bay of the Yellow Sea. It is a major center of light industry, producing textiles, footwear, clothing, and perfume. It also has machine building and a chemical industry, including the production of man-made fibers and plastics. Other industries produce lumber, pulp and paper, and building materials. The city has an enamelware plant. The Nakvon and Puk-chung heavy machine building plants are near Sinuiju. [23–1309–]

Sinuiju

a port in North Korea, on the Yalu River opposite Andong, China: developed by the Japanese during their occupation (1910--45); industrial centre. Pop.: 349 000 (2005 est.)
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