Country: Korea (Democratic People`s Republic of)

Population: 23,991,000
Capital: Pyongyang
Currency: North Korean Won (KPW )
Top level domain: .kp
Int. Phone access: 850
ISO2 code: KP
ISO3 code: PRK
IOC code: PRK

Korea (Democratic People`s Republic of)

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Korea (Democratic People`s Republic of)


traditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo (Religion of the Heavenly Way) note: autonomous religious activities now almost nonexistent

United Nations member since: 1991-09-17

Olympic achievements

Olympic Summer Games: 8 times.   Medals: gold  10   silver  12   bronse   19
Olympic Winter Games: 8 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  1   bronse   1

Provinces / Regions

Chagang-do, Hamgyong-namdo, Hwanghae-namdo, Hwanghae-bukto, Kaesong-si, Kangwon-do, P`yongan-bukto, P`yongyang-si, Yanggang-do, Namp`o-si, P`yongan-namdo, Hamgyong-bukto, Najin Sonbong-si,

Major Cities

Pyongyang, Hamhung, Chongjin, Nampo, Sinuiju, Wonsan, Phyongsong, Sariwon, Haeju, Kanggye, Kimchaek, Hyesan, Kaesong,