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Hamhung

TitleHamhŭng City
Contextnorth
ImgcaptionCentral square, Hamhung
Hangul함흥시
Hanja咸興市
RrHamheung-si
MrHamhŭng-si
Area Km2330
Pop768551
Popyear2008
GovCapital of South Hamgyŏng; former Directly Governed City*
DivsHŭngnam-kuyŏk
RegionKwannam
DialectHamgyŏng
Text*Administered as a Directly Governed City from 1960-1967.

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Hamhŭng (Hamhŭng-si; -kohamɣɯŋ-ɕi) is North Korea's second largest city, and the capital of South Hamgyŏng Province. In late 2005, nearby Hŭngnam was made a ward (kuyŏk) within Hamhŭng-si. It has a population of 768,551 as of 2008.


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