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조선민주주의인민공화국
朝鮮民主主義人民共和國
Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk

Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Flag of North Korea Coat of arms of North Korea
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Prosperous and Great Country (강성대국)
Anthem: Aegukka
Location of North Korea
Capital P'yŏngyang
39°2′N 125°45′E
Largest city P'yŏngyang
Official language(s) Korean
Government Communist single-party state dictatorship
- Chairman of the NDC Kim Jong-il1
- President of the SPA Kim Yong-nam2
- Premier Pak Pong-ju
Establishment
- Liberation August 15, 1945
- Republic September 9, 1948
Area
- Total 120,540 km² (98th)
46,528 sq mi
- Water (%) 4.87%
Population
- 2005 est. 22,488,0003 (48th)
- 2005 census N/A
- Density 190/km² (41st)
492/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
- Total $40 billion (85th)
- Per capita $1,800 (149th)
HDI (2003) NA (unranked) – NA
Currency Won (₩) (KPW)
Time zone (UTC+9)
- Summer (DST) (UTC+10, does not observe)
Internet TLD none, .kp reserved
Calling code +850
1Kim Jong-il is the nation's most powerful figure; his official title is Chairman of the National Defence Commission of North Korea, a positition which he has held unopposed for 12 years
2Kim Yong-nam is the "head of state for foreign affairs"; Kim Il-sung (deceased) officially holds the title of "Eternal President of the Republic"
3Population estimates vary widely; some aid organizations place the population between 18 and 20 million–North Korea does not release figures
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