Bongcheon Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor
This article is part of the Global Coal Mine Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor.

Bongcheon Coal Mine is a 1.2-million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) coal mine in South Pyongan Province, North Korea.[1]


The map below shows the approx. location of the coal mine in South Pyongan Province, North Korea.

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Mine Details

  • Operator: Government of North Korea
  • Owner: Government of North Korea
  • Location: South Pyongan Province, North Korea
  • Coordinates: 39.7759, 125.9591 (approx.)
  • Mine status: Operating
  • Start year:
  • Production capacity (Mtpa): 1.2
  • Total reserves (Mt): 47
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Mine type: Underground
  • Mine size (Km2):
  • Workforce size:
  • Primary consumer:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and Resources


  1. North Korea Information Portal, National Mining Status, 2015