Official English Name: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Official Local Name(s): 조선민주주의인민공화국
Common English Name: North Korea
South Korea (South)
|Sea of Japan (East)
Yellow Sea (West)
|120,538 km2 (99.9% land, 0.1% water)|
|Paektu-san (2,744 m)|
|Communist state, one-man dictatorship|
|Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un|
|Premier Pak Pong Ju|
|15 August 1945 (from Japan)|
|₩ (North Korean Won)|
|$1 (USD) = ₩899.99|
Art in North Korea is mostly didactic.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/kn.html (Majority of information)
https://joshuaproject.net/countries/KN (Religious data)
http://bit.ly/2gI8hKs (City population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 22 November 2016
1Due to its heavy travel and migration restrictions, North Korea is almost entirely racially homogenous. There are small communities of Chinese and Japanese, but these communities are extremely small.
2Syncretic Chongdo, or the Religion of the Heavenly Way, is a state-sponsored religion. Confucianism is also found among several North Korean residents. Numbers for these religions are not readily available.
3 This data is from the 2008 census. Like other data pertaining to North Korea, city population data is difficult to find.