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Political Map of Korea, North


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Description: Korea, North Political map showing the international boundary, provinces and municipalities boundaries with their capitals and national capital. Disclaimer







The administrative divisions along with their capitals, which form the country of Democratic People's Republic of Korea, are marked in the North Korea political map. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of North Korea are from 40° North to 127° East respectively.
The highest point of the country is Paektu-san situated at a height of 2,744 meters above sea level while the lowest point is the Sea of Japan. The national capital of North Korea is Pyongyang, which is marked with a red dot. The administrative capitals are marked with white squares for the convenience of the web surfers.

North Korea political map displays the administrative boundaries along with their capitals. The administrative boundaries are individually colored differentiating them from each other. The map also shows the location of the country and its bordering countries.

Location and Geography

The latitude and longitude of North Korea are 40° North and 127° East respectively. The country is located in eastern Asia bordering Sea of Japan, Korean Bay and Yellow Sea. Total area of the country is 120, 540 square kilometer, of which the land area covered is 120, 410 square kilometers and the rest 130 square kilometers is covered by water bodies. The coastline of the country stretches over an area of 2,495 kilometers and is outlined with a blue line on the North Korea map. The highest point of the country is Paektu-san situated at a height of 2,744 meters above the sea level while the lowest point is Sea of Japan.


National Capital of North Korea

The national capital of North Korea is Pyongyang. The capital can be easily pointed on the map as it is marked with a red dot within a square. The geographical coordinates of the city, situated at a height of 71 meters above sea level, are 38° 43' North latitude and 126° East longitude. The nearby cities are Changdae, Okchong, Ugumi, Pongjae-ri, Chang-ni and Such'ongnae. Pongyang International, R225, G129 and G110 Heliports serve as gateways to the capital city of North Korea.

Administrative Divisions and their Capitals

The administrative capitals are denoted with the help of white squares on the political map of North Korea. Following are the names of the administrative divisions with their capitals:
  • Hamgyong-Bukto- Ch'ongjin
  • Yanggang-Do- Hyesan
  • Chagang-Do- Kanggye
  • Hamgyong-Namdo- Hamhung
  • P'YonganBukto- Sinuiju
  • P'Yongangnamdo- Pyongsung
  • Nampo-Si- Nampo
  • P'Yongyang- P'Yongyang
  • Kangwon-Do- Wonsan
  • Hwanghae-Bukto- Sariwon
  • HwanghaeNamdo- Haeju
  • Kaesong-Si- Kaesong


ProvincePop-2008Pop-1993Area(km.²)Area(mi.²)Capital
Chagang-do 1,299,9821,152,00016,0766,207Kanggye
Hamgyong-bukto 2,327,3862,061,00012,1894,706Ch'ongjin
Hamgyong-namdo 3,066,1412,732,00018,5587,165Hamhung
Hwanghae-bukto 2,113,6931,847,0009,4633,654Sariwon
Hwanghae-namdo 2,310,4622,011,0008,2943,202Haeju
Kangwon-do 1,477,7931,305,00010,6004,100Wonsan
Najin Sonbong-si    Najin
P'yongan-bukto 2,728,6172,437,00012,5754,855Sinuiju
P'yongan-namdo 4,051,7063,598,00012,3304,761P'yongsong
P'yongyang-si 3,255,3882,742,0002,113816P'yongyang
Yanggang-do 717,677638,00013,8885,362Hyesan
11 divisions24,051,21821,213,378122,76247,399

Note  : - Pop-2008: 2008-10-01 census (preliminary results). Total includes population living in military camps. Source [5]

Last Updated On : April 15, 2017

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