About North Korea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, usually known as North Korea to differentiate it from neighboring South Korea, sits on the northern region of the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. Although a socialist state, the tourism industry is quickly growing with visitors intrigued by the country's isolationist culture, remote wilderness, and historic sites including the Koguryo Tombs Complex and the Koryo Dynasty Historic Sites. Much of North Korea's territory is steep mountains and narrow valleys. The country also has an extensive coastline on the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan. 

North Korea Trivia

What Type of Government Does North Korea Have?

The government of North Korea has been dominated by the ruling Workers' Party of Korea since 1948. It has been described as a socialist state and a totalitarian dictatorship.

What Type of Government Does North Korea Have?

Who is the Current Leader of North Korea?

Kim Jong-Un is the current leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, often called North Korea. He was born on either January 8, 1984 or July 5th, 1984, however, no literature has documented his exact date of birth.

Who is the Current Leader of North Korea?

Which Is The Most Popular Religion In North Korea?

Officially, North Korea is an atheist state. 64.3% of the nation’s population is irreligious. Korean Shamanism, Chondoism, Buddhism, and Christianity have a significant presence in the country. The first two of these religions are practiced by 16% and 13.5% of the country’s population respectively.

Religious Beliefs In North Korea

What Is The Juche Ideology Of North Korea?

The Juche Ideology is North Korea’s official state ideology. The country’s government works on the basis of this ideology whose core principle states that “man is the master of everything and decides everything. Juche is also considered guide North Korea’s people to inculcate a “spirit of self-reliance” and take an “independent stand.”

What Is The Juche Ideology Of North Korea?

What is the Biggest City in North Korea?

Pyongyang is North Korea's capital and largest city with more than 3 million residents.

Biggest Cities In North Korea

Which Is The Largest Ethnic Group In North Korea?

North Korea has a racially homogeneous population comprising of ethnic Koreans. Only a small Chinese community and a few ethnic Japanese reside in the country.

Ethnic Groups Of North Korea

What Does North Korea Look Like?

North Korea is a highly mountainous country - eight percent of the country is exclusively covered by hills and mountains. Seventy percent of the country is also covered by forest although seventy-three percent of the forest is found in mountainous regions.

10 Facts About North Korea

What is the Currency of North Korea?

The official currency of North Korea is the North Korean won.

What is the Currency of North Korea?