List of cities in North Korea
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This is a list of ten cities in North Korea with the most people.
|1||평양||平壤||Pyongyang||3,255,288 (2008)||Along the Taedong River, Pyongyang is North Korea's capital and largest city.|
|2||함흥||咸興||Hamhung||768,551 (2008)||Hamhung is capital of Hamgyongnam-do and the second largest city in North Korea.|
|3||청진||清津||Chongjin||627,000 (2008)||North Korea's busiest seaport and third largest city, Chongjin is capital of Hamgyongbuk-do.|
|4||남포||南浦||Nampo||366,815 (2008)||Nampo is another important port, and is managed as a Special City within Pyongannam-do.|
|5||원산||元山||Wonsan||363,127 (2008)||Wonsan is a large port and capital of Kangwon-do.|
|6||신의주||新義州||Sinuiju||359,341 (2008)||Sinuiju is the capital of Pyonganbuk-do and North Korea's largest trade center with China.|
|7||단천||端川||Tanchon||345,875 (2008)||Tanchon is known for its extensive mineral resources and chemical industry.|
|8||개천||价川||Kaechon||319,554 (2008)||Kaechon major industry is metalworking and machine building.|
|9||개성||開城||Kaesong||308,440 (2008)||A former capital of Korea, Kaesong is famous for its beautiful setting and many historic landmarks.|
|10||사리원||沙里院||Sariwon||307,764 (2008)||Sariwon is capital of Hwanghaebuk-do, and site of several universities.|
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- All population figures come from the 2008 North Korean census.