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Complete details about North Korea in Asia with capital city Pyongyang

Country NameNorth Korea (Choson Minjujuui In´min Konghwaguk (Bukhan))
Country CodePRK
Capital CityPyongyang
ContinentAsia
RegionEastern Asia
Independence Year1948
Population24039000
Surface Area120538.0
Life Expectancy70.7 years
GNP5332.0 (old 0.0)
Government FormSocialistic Republic

Spoken Languages

Chinese     (0.1%)
Korean [official]     (99.9%)

Major Cities

Pyongyang, Pyongyang-si     (population 2484000)
Hamhung, Hamgyong N     (population 709730)
Chongjin, Hamgyong P     (population 582480)
Nampo, Nampo-si     (population 566200)
Sinuiju, Pyongan P     (population 326011)
Wonsan, Kangwon     (population 300148)
Phyongsong, Pyongan N     (population 272934)
Sariwon, Hwanghae P     (population 254146)
Haeju, Hwanghae N     (population 229172)
Kanggye, Chagang     (population 223410)
Kimchaek, Hamgyong P     (population 179000)
Hyesan, Yanggang     (population 178020)
Kaesong, Kaesong-si     (population 171500)

North Korea's most recent News and Stories

North Korea Tweets

From @Timely_News on Tue Sep 27 18:19:25 EDT 2016 To the Moon, North Korea? Or Does a Rocket Have a Darker Aim? https://t.co/dBCRYfrxNr
From @yujuugfr_ on Tue Sep 27 18:19:03 EDT 2016 RT @express999x: Flop trans: GFRIEND The Only Team With 2 Songs On "Top 10 Songs of Loudspeaker Broadcast to North Korea" + Comments https:?
From @zwa4594 on Tue Sep 27 18:18:55 EDT 2016 RT @FunnyPicsDepot: North Korea good luck getting past a person you can't even see... https://t.co/5Gm8wWSPab
From @nawlinsred2010 on Tue Sep 27 18:18:32 EDT 2016 RT @Bencjacobs: Looking over the transcript of last night, it seems Trump suggested that China invade North Korea https://t.co/9R1EnwhLAr
From @IGMvon on Tue Sep 27 18:18:27 EDT 2016 RT @HavanaTed: Your advisor wakes you at 3:00 in the morning and shows you a mean tweet from North Korea's dictator. What do you do? #Trump?
From @wlsmithiii on Tue Sep 27 18:18:06 EDT 2016 Christians 'Crushed Under Steamroller' and 'Hung on a Cross Over Fire'... https://t.co/8hv3DvRhFu
From @MyOtterSide on Tue Sep 27 18:17:48 EDT 2016 RT @emmablackery: NEW VIDEO! something has happened in north korea and @LibertyinNK really need your help: https://t.co/4zolARuM49
From @violetelderr on Tue Sep 27 18:17:38 EDT 2016 RT @zoe_schuckyy: Donald Trump's enemies: Expectation: Isis, North Korea Reality: NPR Fact Check
From @lilmisslennon on Tue Sep 27 18:17:26 EDT 2016 @Granite_Hope Voting for a man who's main goal is to turn your country into North Korea mark 2 is the way to go then. #freedom
From @edmundstr594 on Tue Sep 27 18:17:15 EDT 2016 RT @businessinsider: Cold War-era allies are finally putting North Korea on notice https://t.co/vHK07RjtiG https://t.co/bunTgHFsrY
From @Chill_ItsJustKe on Tue Sep 27 18:16:56 EDT 2016 RT @Moering_Mia: The fact the the KKK, and North Korea endorses Trump. What other sign do we need to not vote for this idiot? The damn devi?
From @westdama on Tue Sep 27 18:16:39 EDT 2016 @CraigDettling @thebigperc @blessedspeedy @Cam_Mcilveen @Jenkins_Cath @journoandy26 @ConcernedMilk and North Korea!
From @Koreatown213 on Tue Sep 27 18:16:35 EDT 2016 ?? Why China won't 'go into' North Korea and fix it: The communist nation is isolated but has some... https://t.co/5ZonpZn3WQ #lafd lafd
From @LoveMylesMunroe on Tue Sep 27 18:16:23 EDT 2016 Brought to you by https://t.co/dDMN6XY7VI Christians 'Crushed Under Steamroller' and 'Hung on a Cross Over Fire... https://t.co/O1aRp4JrS4
From @Sacha_Saeen on Tue Sep 27 18:16:10 EDT 2016 @juliamacfarlane Still better than North Korea or Saudi Arabia!