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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 @dbafox07 on Tue Nov 21 22:47:27 EST 2017 RT @WSJ: The new sanctions target Chinese companies doing business with North Korea, along with transportation networks https://t.co/mp3mgQ?
From @SorianoLs on Tue Nov 21 22:47:27 EST 2017 RT @SecStudiesGrp: Why Trump Is Right To Re-Designate North Korea A State Sponsor Of Terror. h/t @FDRLST https://t.co/bXeuMoS8MC
From @WorldEventBible on Tue Nov 21 22:47:26 EST 2017 Trump Declares North Korea State Sponsor Of Terrorism https://t.co/o1jQgPSMex
From @Hormuz_Hosseini on Tue Nov 21 22:47:26 EST 2017 RT @irane_Azad: #Iran #News #Us North Korea purge a rebalancing from military: analysts https://t.co/BAemNWYR5k https://t.co/pm3bP9Y2lV
From @Facts4Flynn on Tue Nov 21 22:47:25 EST 2017 RT @EdKrassen: North Korea: The US will regret 'letting such a depraved and stupid guy occupy the Oval Office' This is only the 2nd time i?
From @narendrataneja on Tue Nov 21 22:47:25 EST 2017 https://t.co/4F5610Vgcy
From @ISNJH on Tue Nov 21 22:47:24 EST 2017 RT @ReutersWorld: JUST IN: U.N. Command says North Korea violated armistice agreement by crossing military demarcation line in pursuit of i?
From @schorpp1955 on Tue Nov 21 22:47:23 EST 2017 North Korea accused of of violating armistice by pursuing defecting soldier https://t.co/QPELXFPA5U
From @iRhysTay on Tue Nov 21 22:47:23 EST 2017 RT @annafifield: Aijalon Mahli Gomes, the American man detained by North Korea in 2010 and freed by Jimmy Carter, has been found burned to?
From @joyouswarrior on Tue Nov 21 22:47:22 EST 2017 RT @EdKrassen: North Korea: The US will regret 'letting such a depraved and stupid guy occupy the Oval Office' This is only the 2nd time i?
From @nypost on Tue Nov 21 22:47:22 EST 2017 Trump imposes new sanctions on North Korea https://t.co/k5I7jarDbF https://t.co/0vcXbX2cTF
From @thehariarora on Tue Nov 21 22:47:20 EST 2017 RT @MinhazMerchant: One of China's two closest allies--North Korea & Pak--was yesterday officially designated a state sponsor of terrorism?
From @InkPenColorSew on Tue Nov 21 22:47:20 EST 2017 RT @starsandstripes: Video released by UN Command shows North Korean defector's dash across the border at the JSA last week. More: https://?
From @sakurasaki3765 on Tue Nov 21 22:47:19 EST 2017 RT @starsandstripes: Video released by UN Command shows North Korean defector's dash across the border at the JSA last week. More: https://?
From @iBoess on Tue Nov 21 22:47:19 EST 2017 RT @TIME: A North Korean defector's dramatic dash to freedom was captured on video https://t.co/NsKcfEFI78