Difference between revisions of "Pyongan"
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Pyongan is one of the historic provinces of Korea, now broken up into North Pyŏngan, South P'yŏngan and the capital city Pyongyang.
Pyongan is one of eight historic provinces of Korea, formed during the Joseon Dynasty in the 15th century, the name is derived from the then two principal cities of the region; Pyonyang and Anju. It runs along the Korea Bay in the Yellow Sea, from the North Korean capital in the south, to the Chinese border in the North. To the east it's border for a large part runs along the Rangrim mountain range.