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Chongjin

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Chungjin

(both: chŭng`jĕn`), Jap. Seishin, city (1993 pop. 582,480), NE North Korea, an ice-free port on the Sea of Japan (or East Sea). It was developed in the 1930s by the Japanese as an iron and steel center. The city has metallurgical plants, chemical factories, and fish canneries, and also produces ships, machinery, and textiles.

Chongjin

 

a city in the northeastern People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, an ice-free port on the Sea of Japan. Capital of Hamgyong-pukto (North Hamgyong Province). Population, 290,000 (1972). Chongjin is a transportation junction and an important center of ferrous metallurgy, which is based on the Musan iron ore deposits. The city has machine-building (including shipbuilding), textile (including the manufacture of artificial-silk fabrics), chemical, food-processing, and building-materials industries. Fishing is also of some importance in the local economy.

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KOSA has branches in trading ports in North Korea to include Nampo, Hungnam, Chongjin, Haeju, Songnim, Wonsan, and Rason.
But after six years, during which she had a son, Ji-hyun was caught and deported without her child to North Korea, where she was sent to Chongjin labour camp.
Fowle said he left the Bible -- with his name in it -- in a bathroom under a trash bin at a nightclub in the northern port city of Chongjin and hoped a Christian would find it.
Fowle was arrested in May for leaving a Bible at a sailor's club in the North Korean city of Chongjin, where he was traveling as a tourist.
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The Pyongyang Project, a Vancouver-based travel and educational exchange group, said via Twitter that a North Korean tourism official in Yanji, another Chinese border city, told them tourism to the North Korean cities of Rason and Chongjin would be unaffected.