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|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp, 14 ri|
Kŭmch'ŏn is a county in North Hwanghae province, North Korea. It has a population of 68,216.
Kŭmch'ŏn is bordered to the west by Kaesong, to the south by Kaepung, to the northwest by Tosan, and to the north by Mt. Pakbong (562 m) and Singye county. It is bordered to the east by the Ryesong River, Pyongsan, and Pongchon county (in South Hwanghae). According to preliminary results from the 2008 population census, it has a population of 3,255,388.
Kŭmch'ŏn had a fairly severe climate, with an average temperature of 10.2 degrees. Inland, the average January temperature is -7 degrees, while the average August temperature is 25.6 degrees. The county receives an average of 1,100 mm of rain per year.
The county is served by the Pyongbu Railway Line, which stops in at Kŭmch'ŏn Station. There is also a highway which runs through Kŭmch'ŏn Town.
The county is divided into one town (ŭp) and 14 villages (ri).