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  North Korea
  Eternal President  Kim Il Sung 0 98 +100.00%
  National Defense Commission  Kim Jong-un 1 12 +100.00%
  De facto Leader  Kim Jong-un 1 11 +100.00%
Party Leadership
 Korean Workers' Party 
  Premier  Pak Pong-ju 2 13 +100.00%
Special Administrative Region
Supreme People's Assembly
 Supreme People's Assembly 

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

Established September 09, 1948
Disbanded Still Active
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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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 
Apr 27, 2013 08:55pm News China props up Pyongyang over US fears   Article Forwardista 
Apr 09, 2013 05:00am News What a third Korean War would look like  Article kal 
Apr 06, 2013 04:00am News North Korea tells Brit diplomats to get out  Article kal 
Mar 26, 2013 02:35am Hyperbole North Korea threatens to strike US mainland  Article RBH 
Mar 13, 2013 12:35pm Amusing Here's An Insane North Korean Anti-American Propaganda Video  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Mar 07, 2013 03:50am News Furious over sanctions, NKorea vows to nuke US  Article RBH 
Mar 03, 2013 08:30am News Dennis Rodman: Kim Jong Un Wants President Obama to ‘Call Him’  Article Andy 
Jul 20, 2012 08:00pm News Exclusive: Kim plans economic change in North Korea  Article Silver Dime 
Apr 12, 2012 07:00pm News North Korean Rocket Launch Fails: US Officials  Article RP 
Feb 29, 2012 11:00am News U.S. announces diplomatic breakthrough with North Korea  Article karin1492 
Dec 20, 2011 07:05pm Video Vice Guide to North Korea  Article Jason 
Dec 11, 2011 03:15am Advertisement N Korea furious at South's Christmas lights plan  Article RP 
Mar 17, 2011 10:00pm Announcement North Korea to convene parliament in early April  Article IndyGeorgia 
Aug 20, 2010 12:50pm Amusing North Korea Only Has 65 Friends on Facebook and Is Gay  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Aug 16, 2010 09:15pm General North Korea Joins Twitter [REPORT]  Article Forwardista 
May 26, 2010 05:00pm Analysis North Korea’s Exit Strategy  Article RP 
May 26, 2010 11:00am Analysis China tries to balance fallout of Korean tension  Article RP 
Feb 04, 2010 12:00am General Food shortages and violence mount in North Korea as Utopian dream fails  Article kal 
Oct 15, 2009 05:00pm General North Korea release Nerve Gas on Chinese border  Article kal 
Aug 04, 2009 02:30pm News N. Korea says it pardons U.S. journalists: reports  Article Andy 
Jun 24, 2009 01:00pm News N. Korea Threatens To "Wipe Out" U.S.  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jun 19, 2009 04:20pm News US boosts Hawaii defense to counter NKorea threat  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jun 16, 2009 07:00pm News Pentagon warns of North Korean missile threat to Hawaii, Alaska  Article Gerald Farinas 
Jun 14, 2009 02:00pm News NKorea warns of nuclear war amid rising tensions  Article Silver Dime 
Jun 14, 2009 01:00pm General Nuclear war is Kim Jong-il's game plan  Article kal 
Jun 11, 2009 06:00am General North Korea threatens 'merciless' nuclear offensive  Article kal 
May 27, 2009 05:00pm General North Korea threatens retaliation over ship searches  Article kal 
May 08, 2009 04:00am General North Korea 'preparing for second nuclear test'   Article kal 
Apr 15, 2009 03:00pm General North Korea expels UN nuclear inspectors  Article kal 
Mar 27, 2009 07:00pm General Japan prepares interception missiles   Article kal 
Jan 31, 2009 05:00am General North and South Korea stand on 'the brink of war'   Article kal 
Jan 27, 2009 12:00pm General N Korea 'makes nuclear commitment'   Article kal 
Jul 18, 2008 09:00am News North Korea's "Hotel of Doom" wakes from its coma  Article Bob 
Jun 19, 2007 05:00am News North Korea Will Shut Nuclear Reactor Within `Weeks'  Article kal 
Oct 12, 2006 09:00pm Perspective North Korea might now have The Bomb, but it doesn't have much electricity  Article Imperator 
Oct 08, 2006 10:00pm News North Korea claims nuclear test  Article Some say... 
Oct 03, 2006 01:35pm Announcement North Korea to conduct nuclear test  Article RP 
Jul 31, 2006 07:00pm News Two Koreas exchange gunfire along fortified border  Article Forwardista 
Jun 13, 2005 11:40am News Army Deserter to Visit U.S. After 40 Years  Article Bob 
May 11, 2005 01:00pm News N. Korea 'boosts nuclear arsenal'  Article Brandonius Maximus 
May 01, 2005 12:00pm News N. Korea Fires Missile Into Sea of Japan  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Feb 17, 2005 12:00am News Goss: North Korea's nuclear capability grows  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jan 22, 2005 12:00am General N.Korea Tells U.S. Lawmaker It Has Atom Bombs  Article RP 
Apr 15, 2004 12:00am News North Korea Fetes Late Eternal President Kim Il-Sung  Article Gerald Farinas 
Aug 28, 2003 12:00am News US: North Korea says it may test nukes  Article RP 
Jul 20, 2003 12:00am News Experts: 2nd N. Korea Nuke Site Possible  Article Jester5716 
Jul 04, 2003 12:00am News N Korean defector's nuclear claim  Article Jester5716 
Mar 28, 2003 04:06pm General N Korean leader 'missing'  Article User 13