North Korea

North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea or DPRK is the world's most isolated country and one of the most repressive and underdeveloped.
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P'yŏngyang, with about 2,750,000 inhabitants, is the capital city of North Korea. Photo: Nicor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the historic provinces of Korea, now broken up into North Pyŏngan, South P'yŏngan and the separately administered capital city Pyongyang. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a special city in the southern part of North Korea, and the capital of during the Taebong kingdom and subsequent Goryeo dynasty. Photo: Nicor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The or Paektu Mountain 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. Photo: Mark Scott Johnson, CC BY 2.0.


The is a region of North Korea stretching along the entire east coast of the North Korean part of the peninsula. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Province was one of the Eight Provinces of Korea during the Joseon. Photo: European Commission DG ECHO, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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