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North Korea's Quick Facts

Land Area 120,408 km2
Water Area 130 km2
Total Area 120,538 km2
Population 25,115,311
Population Density 208.36 / km2
Government Type Communist State
GDP (PPP) $40.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $0
Currency Won (KPW)
Largest Cities
  • P'yongyang (3,084,244)
  • Chongjin (642,447)
  • Hamhung (548,992)
  • Wonsan (353,043)
  • Sinuiju (326,438)
North Korea Flag:
Flag of North Korea

The flag of North Korea was officially adopted on September 9, 1948.

The two blue stripes signify sovereignty, peace and friendship, the white stripes signify purity, red represents the Communist revolution and the red star is the recognized symbol of Communism.

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North Korea Coat of Arms:
Flag of North Korea

North Korea's national emblem was adopted in 1948, and consists of the Sup'ung Dam under Baekdu Mountain with rice making up the border.

The red ribbon below the emblem reads: "The Democratic People's Republic of Korea" in Hangul characters.

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