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Geography Statistics of North Korea

North Korea's Information

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Land Area 120,408 km2
Water Area 130 km2
Total Area 120,538km2 (#97)
Population 25,115,311 (#51)
Population Density 208.59/km2
Government Type Communist State
GDP (PPP) $40.00 Billion
Currency Won (KPW)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 1,550 miles (2,495 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 74,818 sq miles (120,408 sq km)
    (water) 80 sq miles (130 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 74,898 sq miles (120,538 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 9 provinces, including: Chagang-do (Chagang Province), Hamgyong-bukto (North Hamgyong Province), Hamgyong-namdo (South Hamgyong Province), Hwanghae-bukto (North Hwanghae Province), Hwanghae-namdo (South Hwanghae Province), Kangwon-do (Kangwon Province), P'yongan-bukto (North P'yongan Province), P'yongan-namdo (South P'yongan Province), Yanggang-do (Yanggang Province). 4 municipalities, including: Kaesong-si (Kaesong City), Najin Sonbong-si, Namp'o-si (Namp'o City), P'yongyang-si (Pyongyang City)
  • Horizontal Width: 180.76 miles (290.91 km) from Sinuiju east to Hamhung
  • Vertical Length: 207.29 miles (333.6 km) from Kaesong north to Kanggye

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) China, Russia, South Korea
  • Geographic Center: About 37.63 miles (60.56 km) northwest of Hamhung
  • Highest Point: Paektu-san 9,002 ft. (2,744 m)
  • Lowest Point: East Sea (Sea of Japan) 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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