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Korean Studies: North Korea

North Korea Fact Sheet

Democratic People's Republic of Korea
조선민주주의인민공화국
朝鮮民主主義人民共和國
Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk

Capital: Pyongyang (평양)
Climate: Temperate
Currency: won (KPW)
Eternal President: Kim Il Sung (김일성)
Supreme Leader: Kim Jong-un (김정은)
Literacy Rate: 99.0%
Government: Juche unitary single-party state
National Anthem:
Aegukka (애국가)
National Flag: Hongramogakbyeolgi (홍람오각별기)
Motto: Powerful and Prosperous Nation (강성대국)
Official Language: Korean (조선글)
Population:
24.9 million (2013, World Bank)
Total Area:
120,540 km2
Time and Temperature in Pyongyang

 

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