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Title: Kwanso  
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Subject: Regions of Korea, Yeongseo, Administrative divisions of North Korea, Provinces of North Korea, Gwandong
Collection: Geography of North Korea, Regions of Korea
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Hanja 西
Revised Romanization Gwanseo
McCune–Reischauer Kwansŏ

Kwansŏ is the name of a region that coincides with the former Pyongan Province in what is now North Korea. The region includes the modern-day provinces of Chagang, South Pyongan and North Pyongan and the self-governing cities of Nampho and Pyongyang.

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