North Korea


Country NameDemocratic People’s Republic of Korea
Short NameNorth Korea
Largest cityPyongyang
Official languagesKorean
National LanguagesKorean
ReligionState atheism
Demonym(s)North Korean, Korean
GovernmentUnitary one-party republic
PresidentKim Jong-un
Vice PresidentChoe Ryong-hae
House SpeakerPak Thae-song
Chief JusticeKang Yun-sok
Total Area120,540 km2 (46,540 sq mi)
Water (%)0.11
Total Land Area (%)120,407.40 km2
Population25,549,604 (2018 estimate)
GDP (PPP)$40 billion (2014 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$30 billion (2017 estimate)
CurrencyKorean People’s won (₩) (KPW)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Pyongyang Time)
Date formatyy, yyyy년 mm월 dd일

yy, yyyy/mm/dd (AD–1911 / AD)

Mains Electricity110 V – 60 Hz
Driving sideRight
Calling code+850
ISO 3166 codeKP
Political PartiesKorean Social Democratic Party

Chondoist Chongu Party

One Organizatio

Independence Day1 March 1919
Tallest BuildingRyugyong Hotel

Ryomyong Condominium 1
Ryomyong Condominium 2
Mirae Unha Tower

Richest PersonsCha Chol-ma











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