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Where Is North Korea ?

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North Korea, officially called as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is an east Asian country that constitutes the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. Pyongyang is the capital of this country and also the largest city. In its north and northwest, the country shares its border with China and Russia along the Amnok (known as the Yalu in China) and Tumen rivers. To its south, the country shares its border with South Korea. The Yellow Sea and Korea Bay are at its west and Japan across the Sea of Japan is at its east.

The lat long of North Korea is 40 00 N & 127 00 E, the country is in the northern portion of the Korean Peninsula. The total land area covered by the country is that of 120,540 km2 (46,540 sq mi), while 4.87% is covered by water.

As per 2013 census, the estimated population in North Korea is 24,895,000. The population density per kilometer is 198.3 (513.6/sq mi).

Paektu Mountain, a volcanic mountain with an elevation of 2,744 meters (9,003 ft) above sea level is the highest point in the country.


Facts About North Korea
Country NameNorth Korea
Capital and largest cityPyongyang
Area120,540 km2 (46,540 sq mi)
Population24,895,000 (2013 Est.)
Lat Long40° 0′ 0″ N, 127° 0′ 0″ E
Official LanguageKorean
Calling Code+850
Time ZoneKorea Standard Time (UTC+9)
Neighbour CountriesChina, Russia, South Korea
Internet TLD.kp
CurrencyNorth Korean won (KPW)

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Last Updated Date: April 28, 2017

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