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South Pyongan

South Pyongan
NamePyongannam
Name2Pyongnam
Hangul평안남도
Hanja平安南道
McCune-ReischauerP'yŏngan-namdo
GovernmentProvince
CapitalP'yŏngsŏng
RegionKwansŏ
DialectP'yŏngan
TotalArea12,330
PopDate2008
Population4,051,696
Cities5
Counties19

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South Pyongan ('P'yŏngannam-do') is a province of North Korea. The province was formed in 1896 from the southern half of the former P'yŏngan Province, remained a province of Korea until 1945, then became a province of North Korea. Its capital is P'yŏngsŏng.


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