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North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea or DPRK is a country in on the northern half of the , lying between Korea Bay and the East Sea.
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P'yŏngyang, with about 2,750,000 inhabitants, is the capital city of .

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is one of the historic provinces of , now broken up into North Pyŏngan, South P'yŏngan and the separately administered capital city Pyongyang.

The is a region of stretching along the entire east coast of the North Korean part of the peninsula.

is a region of . It is administratively split into north and south parts.

The or Paektu Mountain are a range in the northern part of 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° or 40° north
  • Longitude of center: 127° or 127° east
  • Elevation: 1018 meters (3340 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 120,540 km² (46,541 miles²)
  • Language: Korean
  • Currency: Won (KPW)
  • Phone code: 850
  • Internet domain: .kp
  • Neighbors: , and
  • GeoNames ID: 1873107

Other Names for North Korea

  • Afrikaans: Noord-Korea
  • Akan: Etifi Koria
  • Albanian: Korea Veriore
  • Albanian: Koreja e Veriut
  • Amharic: ሰሜን ኮሪያ
  • Amharic: ደቡብ ኮሪያ
  • Arabic: كوريا الشمالية
  • Aragonese: Corea d'o Norte
  • Armenian: Հյուսիսային Կորեա
  • Arpitan: Corê du Nord
  • Asturian: Corea del Norte
  • Azerbaijani: Şimal Koreya
  • Azerbaijani: Şimali Koreya
  • Bambara: Kɛɲɛka Kore
  • Basque: Ipar Korea
  • Belarusian: Паўночная Карэя
  • Bengali: উত্তর কোরিয়া
  • Bosnian: Severna Koreja
  • Bosnian: Sjeverna Koreja
  • Breton: Korea an Norzh
  • Breton: Republik Poblel ha Demokratel Korea
  • Bulgarian: Корея, Северна
  • Bulgarian: Северна Корея
  • Burmese: မြောက်ကိုရီးယား
  • Catalan: Corea del Nord
  • Central Khmer: កូរេ
  • Central Khmer: សាធារណរដ្ឋប្រជាធិបតេយ្យប្រជាមានិតកូរ៉េ
  • Chinese: 北朝鲜
  • Chinese: 朝鲜民主主义人民共和国
  • Chinese: 朝鲜民主共和国
  • Cornish: Korea Gledh
  • Croatian: Koreja, Sjeverna
  • Croatian: Sjeverna Koreja
  • Czech: Severní Korea
  • Danish: Den demokratiske folkerepublik Korea (Nordkorea)
  • Danish: Nordkorea
  • Dutch: Coeree
  • Dutch: Korea, Democratische Volksrepubliek
  • Dutch: Noord-Korea
  • Dzongkha: བྱང་ཀོ་རི་ཡ
  • English: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • English: Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of
  • Esperanto: Nord-Koreio
  • Esperanto: Nord-Koreo
  • Estonian: Põhja-Korea
  • Ewe: Dziehe Korea nutome
  • Faroese: Norður-Korea
  • Finnish: Korean demokraattinen kansantasavalta
  • Finnish: Pohjois-Korea
  • French: Corée (République populaire démocratique de)
  • French: Corée du Nord
  • Fulah: Koree Rewo
  • Galician: Corea do Norte -
  • Galician: Corea do Norte
  • Ganda: Koreya ey'omumambuka
  • Georgian: ჩრდილოეთი კორეა
  • Georgian: ჩრდილოეთ კორეა
  • German: Demokratische Volksrepublik Korea
  • German: Korea (Demokratische Volksrepublik, Nordkorea)
  • German: Nordkorea
  • Greek: Βόρεια Κορέα
  • Greek: Κορέα, Βόρεια
  • Gujarati: ઉત્તર કોરિયા
  • Haitian: Kore dinò
  • Hausa: Koreya Ta Arewa
  • Hebrew: קוריאה, צפון
  • Hebrew: קוריאה הצפונית
  • Hindi: उत्तर कोरिया
  • Hindi: उत्तरी कोरिया
  • Hungarian: Korea, Észak
  • Hungarian: 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, Repubblica Popolare Democratica
  • Italian: Corea del Nord
  • Japanese: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和国
  • Japanese: 韓国、朝鮮民主主義人民共和国
  • Kalaallisut: Korea Avannarleq
  • Kannada: ಉತ್ತರ ಕೊರಿಯಾ
  • Kannada: ಉತ್ತರ ಕೋರಿಯಾ
  • Kashubian: Kòrejańskô Lëdowò-Demokratnô Repùblika
  • Kashubian: Kòrejańskô Lëdowò-Demokratnô Repùlika
  • Kikuyu: Korea Kaskazini
  • Korean: Chosŏn-minjujuŭi-inmin-konghwaguk
  • Korean: 북조선
  • Korean: 북한
  • Korean: 조선민주주의인민공화국
  • Kurdish: Korêya Bakur
  • Kurdish: 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
  • Malay (macrolanguage): Utara Korea
  • Malayalam: ഉത്തരകൊറിയ
  • Malayalam: ഉത്തര കൊറിയ
  • 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
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nord-Korea
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nord-Korea
  • Occitan (post 1500): Corèa del Nòrd
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ଉତ୍ତର କୋରିଆ
  • Ossetian: Корейы Адæмон Демократон Республикæ
  • Persian: کره شمالی
  • Persian: کرهٔ شمالی
  • Persian: کره ی شمالی
  • Polish: Korea Północna
  • Polish: Koreańska Republika Ludowo-Demokratyczna
  • Portuguese: Coreia, Norte
  • Portuguese: Coreia do Norte
  • Portuguese: 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
  • Russian: 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
  • Slovak: Kórejská ľudovodemokratická republika
  • Slovak: Severná Kórea
  • Slovenian: Severna Koreja
  • Somali: Kuuriyada Waqooyi
  • Spanish: Corea del Norte
  • Spanish: República Popular Democrática de Corea
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Korea Kaskazini
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Korea ya Kaskazini
  • Swedish: Nordkorea
  • Tagalog: Hilagang Korea
  • Tamil: வட கொரியா
  • Tamil: வடகொரியா
  • Telugu: ఉత్తర కొరియా
  • Thai: ประเทศเกาหลีเหนือ
  • Thai: เกาหลีเหนือ
  • Tibetan: ཁྲའོ་ཤན་བྱང་རྒྱུད
  • Tigrinya: ሰሜን ኮሪያ
  • Tok Pisin: Not Korea
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Kōlea tokelau
  • Turkish: Kore Demokratik Halk Cumhuriyeti
  • Turkish: Kuzey Kore
  • Turkmen: Demirgazyk Koreýa
  • Ukrainian: Корейська Народно-Демократична Республіка
  • Ukrainian: Північна Корея
  • Upper Sorbian: Sewjerna Koreja
  • Urdu: شمالی کوریا
  • Uzbek: Shimoliy Koreya
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Triều Tiên
  • Vietnamese: 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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