North Korea

Summary

Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
People's Republic
Single-party state
Unitary state
Capital
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)
Contained by
Area
120,540 km² (46541 mi²)
 

Country

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

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

TV subject

TV programs
TV episodes
 

Breed origin

Breeds orginating here
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
North Korean
 

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
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Flag referent

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

Film subject

Films On This Subject
 

Nuclear power

Nuclear tests
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
Typhoon Sanba
 

Countries

Continent
 

Statistical region

Fertility rate
2.042 (2006)
2.041 (2007)
3.643 (1960)
Religions
Korean shamanism
Korean Buddhism
Cheondoism
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0 (1997)
0 (1998)
Life expectancy
55.221 (1960)
55.718 (1961)
56.218 (1962)
 

Sports Team Location

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

Location

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

Military Combatant

Military Commanders
Force Deployments
Military Conflicts
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government
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)
 

Organization member

Member of
United Nations (1991-09-17)
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
PRK
Olympics participated in
Athletes
Athletic performances
 

Dated location

Date founded
1919-03-01
 

Administrative Area

Administrative children
Short name
kp
Adjectival form
North Korean
Administrative parent
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