Hyesan

Hyesan

      city, northern North Korea. As a frontier city lying on the upper stream of the Yalu River (Amnok-kang), it was a fortress during the Yi dynasty (1392–1910), under the name of Hyesanjin. In winter it is one of the coldest places in Korea; a temperature of -44° F (-42° C) was recorded in 1915. It is the starting point of water transportation on the Yalu. Logs from the nearby Paektu Mountain area, which contains the richest forest resources in the country, are rafted downstream from the city. Paektu itself, on the border with China, is 9,003 feet (2,744 m) high, the highest point in the country. Lumber and paper manufacturing are carried on.

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