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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)

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From @AfghanistanNew4 on Thu Aug 25 12:37:00 EDT 2016 SitRep: Turks Push into Syria; U.S. Casualty in Afghanistan | Foreign ... - Foreign Policy (blog) https://t.co/Axj57WUw03
From @SarahJacksonHan on Thu Aug 25 12:36:55 EDT 2016 RT @heresrohit: North Korea Unveils Netflix-Like Service With Propaganda on Demand https://t.co/ss23MRICWD
From @dbxob on Thu Aug 25 12:36:54 EDT 2016 RT @AlastairGale: South Korea pilot captures North Korean missile on his phone camera. h/t @Draylien https://t.co/2sTtik9RFb https://t.co/8?
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From @vik21_yadav on Thu Aug 25 12:36:37 EDT 2016 RT @intlspectator: BREAKING: North Korea leader Kim Jung Un says the US is now within 'striking range' after latest ballistic missile test
From @kkipkorir on Thu Aug 25 12:36:21 EDT 2016 RT @Footy_Wankers: That moment when Emmanuel Eboué pretended to understand North Korea's tactics. ? https://t.co/zJYACqCuFN
From @kneelandsan on Thu Aug 25 12:36:13 EDT 2016 RT @BeladonnaRogers: Because they can. Pusillanimous, weak-willed POTUS invites hostilities from rogue states such as Iran & North Korea h?
From @AskAKorean on Thu Aug 25 12:35:46 EDT 2016 RT @SenJohnMcCain: Must-read @WSJ: "North Korea?s Submarine Success" https://t.co/36yimucKiR
From @CBBates144 on Thu Aug 25 12:35:37 EDT 2016 RT @NTI_WMD: Learn more about #NorthKorea's #nuclear program: https://t.co/9xcz5bVHRs @CNS_Updates #DPRK https://t.co/IyYox283dg
From @DavidFeith on Thu Aug 25 12:35:36 EDT 2016 RT @SenJohnMcCain: Must-read @WSJ: "North Korea?s Submarine Success" https://t.co/36yimucKiR
From @husainhaqqani on Thu Aug 25 12:35:31 EDT 2016 RT @ForeignPolicyI: Read the @WSJ on the consequences of North Korea's successful submarine missile launch - https://t.co/6q1xOsUTAv
From @jriddy5000son on Thu Aug 25 12:35:29 EDT 2016 RT @TechCrunch: North Korea launches a Netflix-style streaming service called Manbang https://t.co/Ja7UyuKQ8k by @jordanrcrook
From @DavidFeith on Thu Aug 25 12:35:22 EDT 2016 RT @ForeignPolicyI: Read the @WSJ on the consequences of North Korea's successful submarine missile launch - https://t.co/6q1xOsUTAv
From @gavin123454321 on Thu Aug 25 12:35:09 EDT 2016 RT @Footy_Wankers: That moment when Emmanuel Eboué pretended to understand North Korea's tactics. ? https://t.co/zJYACqCuFN
From @mhanham on Thu Aug 25 12:35:07 EDT 2016 RT @NTI_WMD: Learn more about #NorthKorea's #nuclear program: https://t.co/9xcz5bVHRs @CNS_Updates #DPRK https://t.co/IyYox283dg