North Korea

Area Total 99,720 sq km
Climate temperate, with rainfall heavier in summer than winter; cold winters
Natural Resources coal, iron ore, limestone, magnesite, graphite, copper, zinc, lead, precious metals,hydropower
Imports China 91.9% (2017) – petroleum, coking coal, machinery and equipment, textiles, grain
Exports China 86.3% (2017) – minerals, metallurgical products, manufactures (including armaments), textiles, agricultural and fishery products
Government dictactorship, single-party state; official state
ideology of “Juche” or “national self-reliance”
Capital Pyongyang
Population 25.4 million (July 2018 est.)
Ethnicity racially homogeneous; there is a small Chinese community and a few ethnic Japanese
Language Korean

News about North Korea

RSS News Sources: The Guardian | Yonhap News Agency
RSS News Sources: The Guardian | Yonhap News Agency
North Korea map