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Complete details about North Korea in Asia with capital city Pyongyang

Country NameNorth Korea (Choson Minjujuui Inīmin 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 @alphamentum on Thu May 26 12:21:44 EDT 2016 RT @Militarydotcom: Retired USFK Head: North Korea Collapse May Happen Sooner: https://t.co/fBfP2frrki https://t.co/SjLOGx5YdL
From @LittlefieldMatt on Thu May 26 12:21:32 EDT 2016 RT @vicecanada: North Korea is sending workers into forced labour in Europe: https://t.co/iwjE7nvr1Y https://t.co/woFxJNxpIP
From @a3345265 on Thu May 26 12:21:26 EDT 2016 RT @vicecanada: North Korea is sending workers into forced labour in Europe: https://t.co/iwjE7nvr1Y https://t.co/woFxJNxpIP
From @velocitymv on Thu May 26 12:21:16 EDT 2016 RT @TheEconomist: No country has ever spent such a large share of its wealth on nuclear weapons as North Korea https://t.co/oxidyW7Z9S http?
From @sud_chauffeur on Thu May 26 12:21:09 EDT 2016 RT @TheEconomist: No country has ever spent such a large share of its wealth on nuclear weapons as North Korea https://t.co/oxidyW7Z9S http?
From @WorldVr on Thu May 26 12:20:46 EDT 2016 RT @Experience360VR: Hells yah, at least North & South Korea Do Agree On One Thing - #VR! | #Technews https://t.co/J7Yptj1qWE
From @__SledgeHammer on Thu May 26 12:20:43 EDT 2016 RT @LifeAsBros: North Korea has little man syndrome.
From @yakseoks on Thu May 26 12:20:16 EDT 2016 RT @kpop_archives: a north korean explains the popularity of k-pop in north korea https://t.co/D6RNBOeD4b
From @sonobiach on Thu May 26 12:20:11 EDT 2016 RT @TheEconomist: No country has ever spent such a large share of its wealth on nuclear weapons as North Korea https://t.co/oxidyW7Z9S http?
From @yakseoks on Thu May 26 12:20:04 EDT 2016 LMFAO IM SCREAMING, NORTH KOREA IS SHOOK https://t.co/L4aUxNFBJW
From @arabstodayEN on Thu May 26 12:20:00 EDT 2016 #Ban Calls for Resuming Dialogue with #North Korea https://t.co/5UW914msk9 @arabstodayEN https://t.co/6BHfnjxCdB
From @RedDawnWWIII on Thu May 26 12:19:43 EDT 2016 @RussiaInsider Russia is all talk, just like North Korea. Bring back the Soviet Union........at least back then we(U.S.) respected you.
From @za_chatta on Thu May 26 12:19:30 EDT 2016 North korea is never ever a big worry for other five countries except US and south korea . https://t.co/cDr25fEzaU
From @MagaraTimesEN on Thu May 26 12:19:25 EDT 2016 In Reality, North Korea Is Terrifying https://t.co/35lisAF8wr https://t.co/00YESRfKEs
From @StockViz on Thu May 26 12:19:10 EDT 2016 RT @TheEconomist: No country has ever spent such a large share of its wealth on nuclear weapons as North Korea https://t.co/oxidyW7Z9S http?