|• Revised Romanization||Gimhwa-gun|
Map of Kangwon showing the location of Kimhwa
|Administrative divisions||1 ŭp, 1 workers' districts, 13 ri|
Kimhwa county is primarily mountainous, but the county's southeastern region is low-lying. The highest peak is Pae'gyŏnsan (백연산). The chief stream is the Pukhan River. Approximately 80% of the county's area is taken up by forestland.
The chief local industry is agriculture. Local crops include potatoes, maize, rice, wheat, and barley. In addition, livestock and silkworms are raised, and orchards are cultivated. There are several mines, exploiting local deposits of manganese, gold, copper, talc, fluorite, barite, and anthracite.
Kimhwa is connected to the rest of North Korea by road.