-myon

Township
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanizationmyeon
McCune–Reischauermyŏn

A myeon, myŏn, myon, or township (Korean: ) is an administrative unit in South Korea similar to the unit of town.

Along with town, township is of a county and some cities of fewer than 500,000 population. Myeon have smaller populations than towns and represent the rural areas of a county or city. Townships are subdivided into villages. The minimum population limit is 6,000.[1]

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  1. ^ 면 面 [Myeon] (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 1 July 2015.