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  North Korea
Institutions
  Eternal President  Kim Il Sung 0 98 +100.00%
  National Defense Commission  Kim Jong-un 1 12 +100.00%
Leadership
  De facto Leader  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 
Capital
 P'yongyang 
Party Leadership
 Korean Workers' Party 
Premier
  Premier  Pak Pong-ju 2 13 +100.00%
Special Administrative Region
 Kaesong 
 Kumgangsan 
 Rason 
 Sinuiju 
Supreme People's Assembly
 President 
 Supreme People's Assembly 


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

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Parents  
Websitehttp://www.korea-dpr.com
Established September 09, 1948
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifiedPicimpalious December 25, 2003 01:48pm
DescriptionThe 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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INFORMATION LINKS
Official Page of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Discuss

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MEDIA
Category Name
Website Korea News: News From Korean Central News Agency of DPRK 
Website Yahoo News 

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Aug 26, 2013 02:00pm News North Korea angry at Swiss ban on ski lift sale  Article IndyGeorgia 
Apr 27, 2013 08:55pm News China props up Pyongyang over US fears   Article Penguin 
Apr 09, 2013 05:00am News What a third Korean War would look like  Article kal 

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