North Korea

Summary

Official Language
Form of Government
People's Republic
Single-party state
Unitary state
Capital
Currency Used
Contained by
Area
120,540 km² (46541 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
26200000000.0 (2008, US$)
32700000000.0 (2011, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
1800.0 (2008, US$)
1800.0 (2010, US$, The World Factbook)
1800.0 (2011, US$, The World Factbook)
1900.0 (2009, US$, The World Factbook)
 

Country

Internet TLD
kp
Languages spoken
National anthem
Aegukka (1948)
Currency Formerly Used
ISO Short Name
"KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF"
FIPS Code
KN
Calling Code
850
Administrative Divisions
 

Film subject

Films On This Subject
 

Dated location

Date founded
1919-03-01
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
Korea DPR women's national football team
North Korea men's national junior ice hockey team
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Organization member

Member of
United Nations (1991-09-17)
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DS, 930, 937)
 

Breed origin

Breeds orginating here
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
North Korean
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
Typhoon Sanba
 

Countries

Continent
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of North Korea (1948-09-08)
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Democratic Front for the Reunification of the Fatherland
General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea
Korean Social Democratic Party
 

Location

Nearby airports
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
People born here
Geolocation
127.256506944 × 40.2012273148
Contains
Events
 

TV subject

TV episodes
TV programs
 

Military Combatant

Military Conflicts
Military Commanders
Force Deployments
 

Statistical region

Life expectancy
55.221 (1960)
55.718 (1961)
56.218 (1962)
Fertility rate
2.043 (2005)
2.042 (2006)
2.041 (2007)
Religions
Korean shamanism
Korean Buddhism
Cheondoism
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0 (1997)
0 (1998)
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Supreme People's Assembly
Governing officials
Supreme Leader of North Korea (Kim Jong-il, 1994-07-09, 2011-12-17, Supreme leader)
President of North Korea (Kim Il-sung, 1972-12-28, 1994-07-08, President)
Supreme Leader of North Korea (Kim Jong-un, 2011-12-29, Supreme leader)
Government
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Nuclear power

Nuclear tests
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
North Korean
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
kp
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
 

Olympic participating country

Athletic performances
IOC Code
PRK
Olympics participated in
Athletes
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