|Last Updated:||June 1, 2005|
|Other Name:||나진광산; Rajin Uranium Mine; Najin Mine|
|Location:||Najin-kuyŏk (나진구역), special administrative city of Nasŏn (나선직할시), North Hamgyŏng Province (함경북도), North Korea* *Note: Najin-kuyŏk was formerly the "City of Najin (나진시)," but is now part of the special administrative city of Nasŏn.|
|Subordinate To:||Ministry of Extractive Industries (채취공업성), Cabinet (내각)|
According to Osamu Eya, a Japanese journalist, the uranium mine at Najin was discovered in 1961, and is North Korea's oldest mine.
Source: Osamu Eya, Kimu Jon Iru Daizukan (Tokyo: Shogakkan, 2000), pp. 64-65.