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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 @MaraGato_ on Sat Feb 23 10:16:14 EST 2019 RT @nytimes: Kim Jong-un left North Korea?s capital by train on Saturday, according to the Russian news agency Tass, starting a journey acr?
From @ViRiYaBOT on Sat Feb 23 10:16:14 EST 2019 RT @nytimes: Kim Jong-un left North Korea?s capital by train on Saturday, according to the Russian news agency Tass, starting a journey acr?
From @TheLizbeth10 on Sat Feb 23 10:16:11 EST 2019 RT @sgaut: @SaysHummingbird @joy2yah I?m afraid of what Trump May promise Kim. Everyone knows Trump is itchin to ?Make a Deal?, Especially?
From @worth1ooo on Sat Feb 23 10:16:06 EST 2019 HEADLINES: Live: North Korea | https://t.co/Ju8G7qaWKb https://t.co/M7ohCKCIkW, see more https://t.co/YUEpmhrPwS
From @deduped_nytimes on Sat Feb 23 10:16:03 EST 2019 RT @nytimes: Kim Jong-un left North Korea?s capital by train on Saturday, according to the Russian news agency Tass, starting a journey acr?
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From @PublicSituation on Sat Feb 23 10:15:58 EST 2019 RT @CSIS: As the second Trump-Kim summit approaches, @CSISHealth director Stephen Morrison argues that the Trump administration should take?
From @AlexK_DigStrat on Sat Feb 23 10:15:56 EST 2019 RT @CrowdStrike: The new CrowdStrike Global Threat Report offers insights into why Russian cyber adversaries are quicker than North Korea,?
From @krishworlds on Sat Feb 23 10:15:48 EST 2019 RT @nytimes: Kim Jong-un left North Korea?s capital by train on Saturday, according to the Russian news agency Tass, starting a journey acr?
From @trell_man on Sat Feb 23 10:15:48 EST 2019 RT @nytimes: Kim Jong-un left North Korea?s capital by train on Saturday, according to the Russian news agency Tass, starting a journey acr?
From @realDonaldInfo on Sat Feb 23 10:15:41 EST 2019 RT @nytimes: Kim Jong-un left North Korea?s capital by train on Saturday, according to the Russian news agency Tass, starting a journey acr?
From @salmgwabaeum on Sat Feb 23 10:15:40 EST 2019 RT @AFPphoto: ?? North Korea's forgotten fighters in Vietnam https://t.co/fez7c89Ekd ? @MananVatsyayana #AFP https://t.co/sxOpexnQkE
From @ywj8455 on Sat Feb 23 10:15:39 EST 2019 RT @TrumpQuotes10: North Korea, under the strong leadership of my friend Kim Jong Un, will become an economic powerhouse that puts Stupid A?
From @defensealt on Sat Feb 23 10:15:33 EST 2019 @HyunJinPMoon Sir: I have read your Newsweek article w/ interest. I have one important question which I would like? https://t.co/ClkUI1Xz46
From @lorenzo20155505 on Sat Feb 23 10:15:29 EST 2019 RT @nytimes: Kim Jong-un left North Korea?s capital by train on Saturday, according to the Russian news agency Tass, starting a journey acr?