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    (Wikipedia) - Sariwon Sariwon 사리원시   transcription(s)  • Chosŏn''gŭl  • Hancha  • McCune–Reischauer  • Revised Romanization Country Province Population  • Total Time zone
    Municipal city
    Coordinates: 38°30′28″N 125°45′16″E / 38.50778°N 125.75444°E / 38.50778; 125.75444
     North Korea
    North Hwanghae Province
    est. 310,100
    Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)

    Sariwŏn is the capital of North Hwanghae Province, North Korea. The city''s population is estimated to be 310,100 people.



    Sariwon has the only pediatric hospital in the entire region; it serves 16 districts and 500,000 children and teens annually.


    Sariwon has a Potassic/Potash Fertilizer Complex and a tractor factory.


    Educational facilities include: University of Agriculture, University of Geology, University of Medicine, University of Education no. 1 and, University of Education no 2. It is also the home of the Sariwon Pharmaceutical College of Koryo. Also in Sariwon is "sariwon Folklore street" built during Kim-jong-il''s rule built to display an ideal picture of ancient Korea it includes apparently historical style buildings and a selection of ancient Korean cannon, it is a romanticised version of Korea frequently used as a destination for foreigners on official government tours.


    Sariwon is served by Sariwon Chongnyon Station and Jongbang-ri Station. These are both on the Pyongbu Line.

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    Coordinates: 38°30′23″N 125°45′35″E / 38.50639°N 125.75972°E / 38.50639; 125.75972

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