Najin Uranium Mine

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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)
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Unknown

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.

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