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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, in Chagangdo Province. Population, more than 50,000. Huichon has a railroad station; it produces machine tools, instruments, and spare parts for motor vehicles.
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