The Info List - Potonggang-guyok

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is one of the 19 districts, or guyok, of Pyongyang, North Korea. It is most famous as the location of the Ryugyong Hotel. It is named after the Pothong River (literally "the simple river"), which serves as the district's border on all sides. It is bordered to the north by Hyongjesan-guyok, to the east by Sosong and Moranbong-guyoks, to the south by Pyongchon and Chung-guyoks, and to the west by Mangyongdae-guyok. The district was established by the Pyongyang
City People's Committee in October 1960. Overview[edit] The Pot'ong District is primarily a working district of the city as the few places of interest to tourists on located on the periphery of the district. The only attractions open to visitors are the Potong River Pleasure Ground, the Victorious Liberation of the Fatherland Statue and the Potong River Improvement Project Monument. It is also the location of the Pyongyang
Embroidery School and Factory, and the Pyongyang
Senior Middle School. The district's Ragwon-dong is the location of the central offices and headquarters of the DPRK's National Defense Commission. The Pyongyang
Metro runs through this district, with stops at Konsol, Hwanggumbol, and Konguk
stations.[1] Administrative divisions[edit] Potonggang-guyok
is divided into fifteen administrative districts known as tong (neighborhoods):[2]

Chosŏn'gŭl Hancha

Kyŏnghŭng-dong 경흥동 慶興洞

Ponghwa-dong 봉화동 烽火洞

Pot'onggang 1-dong 보통강1동 普通江1洞

Pot'onggang 2-dong 보통강2동 普通江2洞

Pulgŭnkori 1-dong 붉은거리1동 붉은거리1洞

Pulgŭnkori 2-dong 붉은거리2동 붉은거리2洞

Pulgŭnkori 3-dong 붉은거리3동 붉은거리3洞

Rakwŏn-dong 락원동 樂園洞

Ryugyŏng 1-dong 류경1동 柳京1洞

Ryugyŏng 2-dong 류경2동 柳京2洞

Segŏri-dong 세거리동 세거리洞

Sŏjang-dong 서장동 西將洞

Sŏk'am-dong 석암동 石岩洞

Sinwŏn-dong 신원동 新院洞

Taebo-dong 대보동 大寶洞


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Coordinates: 39°01′48″N 125°43′12″E / 39.03000°N 125.72000°E / 3