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Chongjin or Chungjin (both: chŭng´jĕn´), Jap. Seishin, city (1993 pop. 582,480), NE North Korea, an ice-free port on the Sea of Japan (or East Sea). It was developed in the 1930s by the Japanese as an iron and steel center. The city has metallurgical plants, chemical factories, and fish canneries, and also produces ships, machinery, and textiles.

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Chongjin

Chongjin City on the Sea of Japan, ne North Korea. From 1910 to 1945, it was controlled by the Japanese, who developed the Musan iron mines. Industries: iron, steel, shipbuilding, chemicals, textiles. Pop. (2002 est.) 674,000.

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