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  North Korea
Institutions
 Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea    
 State Affairs Commission    
  Workers' Party of Korea  Kim Jong-un 0 21 A +100.00%
Capital
 P'yongyang    
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 A +100.00%
  Supreme People's Assembly  Democratic Front for the Reunification of the Fatherland 0 19 +100.00%
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 Tok-hun 0 20 +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
Contributor411 Name Removed
Last Modified411 Name Removed 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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INFORMATION LINKS
Official Page of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Discuss

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

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May 13, 2022 03:20am News North Korea announces first Covid deaths amid 'explosive' outbreak  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jul 11, 2021 02:00pm Analysis Lil’ Kim: should the West prepare for chaos in North Korea?  Article BrentinCO 
Jun 03, 2018 05:00pm Report North Korea's top three military officials sacked, as nuclear summit nears  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jun 02, 2016 04:55pm Oops North Korea ballistic missile explodes on launch fourth straight time  Article RP 
May 12, 2015 09:00pm News North Korean defence minister executed: S.Korea intelligence  Article IndyGeorgia 
Aug 26, 2013 02:00pm News North Korea angry at Swiss ban on ski lift sale  Article IndyGeorgia 

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