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  North Korea
Institutions
 Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea   
 Central Military Commission   
 State Affairs Commission   
 Workers' Party of Korea   
Leadership
  Eternal President  Kim Il Sung 0 98 +100.00%
  Supreme Leader & Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea  Kim Jong-un 1 11 +100.00%
Province
 Chagang-do   
 Hamgyong-bukto   
 Hamgyong-namdo   
 Hwanghae-bukto   
 Hwanghae-namdo   
 Kangwon-do   
 P'yongan-bukto   
 P'yongan-namdo   
 Ryanggang   
Parliament
  President of the Presidium  Ryong-hae Kim 0 19 +100.00%
  Supreme People's Assembly  Democratic Front for the Reunification of the Fatherland 0 19 +100.00%
Capital
 P'yongyang   
Party Leadership
  Workers' Party of Korea.   Democratic Front for the Reunification of the Fatherland 0 19 +100.00%
 Democratic Front for the Reunification of Korea   
Premier
  Premier of the Cabinet  Kim Jae-ryong 0 19 +100.00%
Special Administrative Region
 Kaesong   
 Kumgangsan   
 Rason   
 Sinuiju   


Neighbors
China  
Russia  
South Korea  
Oceans / Seas / Gulfs
East China Sea  
Sea of Japan / East Sea  

Country DETAILS
Parents  
Websitehttp://www.korea-dpr.com
Established September 09, 1948
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifiedPicimpalious December 25, 2003 01:48pm
Description The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is located in Asia. The main language is Korean. After Japanese occupation had ended 1946, Korea became independent. The country ultimately split into North and South Korea in 1948. The country is a dictatorial republic ruled by the Workers' Party of Korea.

Formal Name: Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Local Formal Name: Choson-minjujuui-inmin-konghwaguk

Local Name: Choson

Capital: P'yongyang

Currency: North Korean Won (KPW)

National Holidays: September 9 - Founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Day
April 15 - Sun's Day (Birthday of Kim Il Sung)

Population: 22,224,195 (2002)

Ethnic groups: Korean 99.8%, Chinese and Japanese 0.2% (1999)

Total Armed Forces: 1,082,000 (2000)

Declared Nuclear Power (2003): est. 1-10 weapons

Merchant marine: 122 ships (2002)

Religions: traditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo (Religion of the Heavenly Way) note: autonomous religious activities now almost nonexistent; government-sponsored religious groups exist.

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Official Page of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Discuss

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Website Korea News: News From Korean Central News Agency of DPRK 
Website Yahoo News 

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Apr 27, 2013 08:55pm News China props up Pyongyang over US fears   Article Penguin 
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