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North Korea is a country in East Asia located on the northern half of the Korean Peninsula, lying between Korea Bay and the East Sea. It borders China to the north, Russia to the north east and South Korea to the south.

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P'yŏngyang, with about 2,750,000 inhabitants, is the capital city of North Korea.
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Pyongan is one of the historic provinces of Korea, now broken up into North Pyŏngan, South P'yŏngan and the separately administered capital city Pyongyang.
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The Donghae Coast is a region of North Korea stretching along the entire east coast of the North Korean part of the peninsula.
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Hwanghae is a region of North Korea. It is administratively split into north and south parts.
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The Baekdu Mountains are a range in the northern part of North Korea spanning the provinces of Ryanggang and Chagang that are of huge symbolic importance to many Koreans.

North Korea

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  22,900,000
  • Latitude of center:  40° north
  • Longitude of center:  127° east
  • Average elevation:  1,018 meters (3,340 feet)
  • Capital:  Pyongyang
  • Area:  120,540 km² (46,541 miles²)
  • Language:  Korean
  • Currency:  Won (KPW)
  • Phone code:  850
  • Internet domain:  .kp
  • Neighbors:  China, Russia, South Korea
  • Wikidata:  North Korea
  • Wikimedia Commons:  North Korea

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Other Names for North Korea

  • Afrikaans:  Noord-Korea
  • Akan:  Etifi Koria
  • Albanian:  Korea Veriore, Koreja e Veriut
  • Amharic:  ሰሜን ኮሪያ, ደቡብ ኮሪያ
  • Arabic:  كوريا الشمالية
  • Aragonese:  Corea d'o Norte
  • Armenian:  Հյուսիսային Կորեա
  • Arpitan:  Corê du Nord
  • Asturian:  Corea del Norte
  • Azerbaijani:  Şimal Koreya, Şimali Koreya
  • Bambara:  Kɛɲɛka Kore
  • Basque:  Ipar Korea
  • Belarusian:  Паўночная Карэя
  • Bengali:  উত্তর কোরিয়া
  • Bosnian:  Severna Koreja, Sjeverna Koreja
  • Breton:  Korea an Norzh, Republik Poblel ha Demokratel Korea
  • Bulgarian:  Корея, Северна, Северна Корея
  • Burmese:  မြောက်ကိုရီးယား
  • Catalan:  Corea del Nord
  • Central Khmer:  កូរេ, សាធារណរដ្ឋប្រជាធិបតេយ្យប្រជាមានិតកូរ៉េ
  • Chinese:  北朝鲜, 朝鲜民主主义人民共和国, 朝鲜民主共和国
  • Cornish:  Korea Gledh
  • Croatian:  Koreja, Sjeverna, Sjeverna Koreja
  • Czech:  Severní Korea
  • Danish:  Den demokratiske folkerepublik Korea (Nordkorea), Nordkorea
  • Dutch:  Coeree, Korea, Democratische Volksrepubliek, Noord-Korea
  • Dzongkha:  བྱང་ཀོ་རི་ཡ
  • English:  Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of
  • Esperanto:  Nord-Koreio, Nord-Koreo
  • Estonian:  Põhja-Korea
  • Ewe:  Dziehe Korea nutome
  • Faroese:  Norður-Korea
  • Finnish:  Korean demokraattinen kansantasavalta, Pohjois-Korea
  • French:  Corée (République populaire démocratique de), Corée du Nord
  • Fulah:  Koree Rewo
  • Galician:  Corea do Norte - 북한, Corea do Norte
  • Ganda:  Koreya ey'omumambuka
  • Georgian:  ჩრდილოეთ კორეა, ჩრდილოეთი კორეა
  • German:  Demokratische Volksrepublik Korea, Korea (Demokratische Volksrepublik, Nordkorea), Nordkorea
  • Greek:  Βόρεια Κορέα, Κορέα, Βόρεια
  • Gujarati:  ઉત્તર કોરિયા
  • Haitian:  Kore dinò
  • Hausa:  Koreya Ta Arewa
  • Hebrew:  קוריאה הצפונית, קוריאה, צפון
  • Hindi:  उत्तर कोरिया, उत्तरी कोरिया
  • Hungarian:  Korea, Észak, Észak-Korea
  • Icelandic:  Norður-Kórea
  • Ido:  Nord-Korea
  • Indonesian:  Korea Utara
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association):  Corea del Nord
  • Irish:  An Chóiré Thuaidh
  • Italian:  Corea del Nord, Corea, Repubblica Popolare Democratica
  • Japanese:  朝鮮民主主義人民共和国, 韓国、朝鮮民主主義人民共和国
  • Kalaallisut:  Korea Avannarleq
  • Kannada:  ಉತ್ತರ ಕೊರಿಯಾ, ಉತ್ತರ ಕೋರಿಯಾ
  • Kashubian:  Kòrejańskô Lëdowò-Demokratnô Repùblika, Kòrejańskô Lëdowò-Demokratnô Repùlika
  • Kikuyu:  Korea Kaskazini
  • Korean:  Chosŏn-minjujuŭi-inmin-konghwaguk, 북조선, 북한, 조선민주주의인민공화국
  • Kurdish:  Korêya Bakur, کۆریای باکوور
  • Lao:  ເກົາຫລີເໜືອ
  • Latin:  Respublica Populi Democratica Coreae
  • Latvian:  Ziemeļkoreja
  • Limburgan:  Noord-Korea
  • Lingala:  Korɛ ya nɔ́rdi
  • Lithuanian:  Šiaurės Korėja
  • Low German:  Noordkorea
  • Luba-Katanga:  Kore wa muulu
  • Macedonian:  Северна Кореја
  • Malagasy:  Korea Avaratra
  • Malay (macrolanguage):  Korea Utara, Utara Korea
  • Malayalam:  ഉത്തര കൊറിയ, ഉത്തരകൊറിയ
  • Maltese:  Koreja ta’ Fuq
  • Marathi:  उत्तर कोरिया
  • Nauru:  Republik Engame Korea
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  उत्तर कोरिया
  • Northern Sami:  Davvi-Korea
  • Norwegian:  Nord-Korea
  • Norwegian Bokmål:  Nord-Korea, Den demokratiske folkerepublikken, Nord-Korea
  • Norwegian Nynorsk:  Nord-Korea
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Corèa del Nòrd
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ଉତ୍ତର କୋରିଆ
  • Ossetian:  Корейы Адæмон Демократон Республикæ
  • Persian:  کره شمالی, کره ی شمالی, کرهٔ شمالی
  • Polish:  Korea Północna, Koreańska Republika Ludowo-Demokratyczna
  • Portuguese:  Coreia do Norte, Coreia, Norte, República Popular Democrática da Coreia
  • Pushto:  سهېلي کوريا
  • Romanian:  Coreea de Nord
  • Romansh:  Corea dal Nord
  • Rundi:  Koreya y'amajaruguru
  • Russian:  Корейская Народно-Демократическая Республика, Северная Корея
  • Sango:  Korëe tî Banga
  • Serbian:  Северна Кореја
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Severna Koreja
  • Shona:  Korea, North
  • Sicilian:  Corea dû Nord
  • Sinhala:  උතුරු කොරියාව
  • Slovak:  Kórea, Severná, Kórejská ľudovodemokratická republika, Severná Kórea
  • Slovenian:  Severna Koreja
  • Somali:  Kuuriyada Waqooyi
  • Spanish:  Corea del Norte, República Popular Democrática de Corea
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Korea Kaskazini, Korea ya Kaskazini
  • Swedish:  Nordkorea
  • Tagalog:  Hilagang Korea
  • Tamil:  வட கொரியா, வடகொரியா
  • Telugu:  ఉత్తర కొరియా
  • Thai:  ประเทศเกาหลีเหนือ, เกาหลีเหนือ
  • Tibetan:  ཁྲའོ་ཤན་བྱང་རྒྱུད
  • Tigrinya:  ሰሜን ኮሪያ
  • Tok Pisin:  Not Korea
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  Kōlea tokelau
  • Turkish:  Kore Demokratik Halk Cumhuriyeti, Kuzey Kore
  • Turkmen:  Demirgazyk Koreýa
  • Ukrainian:  Корейська Народно-Демократична Республіка, Північна Корея
  • Upper Sorbian:  Sewjerna Koreja
  • Urdu:  شمالی کوریا
  • Uzbek:  Shimoliy Koreya
  • Vietnamese:  Bắc Triều Tiên, Cộng hòa Dân chủ Nhân dân Triều Tiên
  • Volapük:  Nolüda-Koreyän
  • Waray (Philippines):  Amihanan nga Korea
  • Welsh:  Gogledd Corea
  • Western Frisian:  Noard-Korea
  • Wu Chinese:  朝鲜
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Guusu Kọria
  • Zulu:  i-North Korea
  • Choson Minchu-chui Inmin Konghwa-Guk
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Korean People’s Republic
  • People’s Democratic Republic of Korea
  • People’s Republic of Korea

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