DPRK Facts

 

Full Country Name

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

조선민주주의인민공화국

Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk

 

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Motto

Powerful and Prosperous Nation

강성대국

Kangsŏng Daeguk

 

Official Language

Korean

 

Establishment

Liberation: 15 August 1945

DPRK established: 9 September 1948

 

Area

Total:     120,540 square KM / 46,528 square miles

Water (%): 4.87

 

Population

2013 estimate:                  24,895,000 (48th)

2011 census:     24,052,231[2]

Density                  198.3/km2, 513.8/sq mi

 

Capital City

Pyongyang, 2.5 million people, 39°2′N 125°45′E

 

Currency              

North Korean won (₩) (KPW)

 

Time zone            

Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)

 

Calling code       

+850

 

Internet TLD      

.kp

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