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North Korea

This category covers questions about North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, which is the counterpart of South Korea. North Korea is famous for having one of the worst human rights records in the world.
North Korea! It's because of the way people are dying each year of starvation, death to those who've tried to escape, the people don't have freedom of speech and that it's a slave state.
It depends on what you consider to be Korea and what HangeulLetters you consider to be the equivalent of "p". Historically, the letters: (ㅂ), (ㅍ), and (ㅃ) have all beenconsidered to be the sound "p". The first one, though, is oftenconsidered more analogous to a "b" (even though it...
There are 10493.790 miles between Pyongyang, North Korea andToronto, Canada.
Probably. There is an outside chance of a peaceful reconciliation, though that would probably be preceded by some kind of violent incident.
To probably just go to war for no apparent reason but to just fightt
Individuals may be, but the state is not. Answer The state is violently anti-Christian. However South Korea is becoming a predominantly Christian country and houses the largest Christian Churches in the world - one of them, the Yoido Full Gospel Church is the largest in the world with a...
There are many reasons for this. 1. Both North and South Koreans are a same people as Koreans(like East & West Germany), and they are currently the only two countries in the world that are currently divided. 2. If war breaks out again, there is a high chance that much of the infrastructure and...
Kim II-Sung was leader from 1948-1994(death)
They export coal to China.
South Korea measures 38,691 sq miles (100,210 km²). . North Korea covers 46,541 sq miles (120,540 km²).
The Sea of Japan is between Japan and North Korea.
There is a very large fence running along the 38th parallel.
During the Korean War, North Korea and China were allies, butcurrently they have problems with each other.
Yes, Choson was the name of Korea before separated. but now we called them Korean peninsula
Right after the Atomic bomb was dropped on Japan in August 1945, the Soviet Union (Russia) declared war on Japan, and invaded Japanese conquered territory, of which Korea was one. After WWII, the Soviets took North Korea and the US (free world) took South Korea. Five years later, the Soviets...
its not overpopulated but its not underpopulated either
The national sport of China is table tennis (t.t) otherwise known as Ping-Pong
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North Korea has an high infant mortality ratre.
Yes. Some people escape into China, although the Chinese government generally sends refugees from NK back. Some have escaped to South Korea in boats. The land border between North Korea and South Korea is heavily guarded, fenced, and mined.
They have money like wons. there are different type of wons like 10 won, 50won, 100won, 500won, 1000won, 5000won, 10000won, 50000won, etc.
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they see them through barb wire and land mines.
he main industries of North Korea include, military products, mining things such as coal, iron ore, limestone, magnesite, granite, lead, zinc, copper), textiles, food processing,and metallurgy. Its main exports are mainly minerals, metallurgical products, manufactures,armaments, textiles, and...
The sale of weapons and weapons technology to undeveloped countries.
Yes, South Korea has been democratic since 1987.
I believe the Soviets were occupying North Korea because of the Communism.
No the state abandoned people it cannot take care of or that do not work or have parents that work. Also unexpected and extra people that do not get rations are abandoned or forgotten. It has the success of a barley watered plant. Only the military and capital city have any success and even then...
They earn theirliving by workin hard jobs
0 miles, they border each other.
It doesn't. It is a dictatorship
Hoping to unify the Koreas under a single Communist government, the North launched a surprise invasion of South Korea on June 25, 1950. In the following days, the UN Security Council condemned the attack and demanded an immediate withdrawal. Because Kim Il Sung hoped to join the two Koreas into...
North Vietnam - edit - For Platoweb, this is not the correct answer.
When Korea was splited The Soviet Union had the top part of korea ( North Korea ) while The United States will have the bottom part of korea ( south korea)
wait.. which one north Korea or south Korea?? be accurate,,.. South- 98,480 s.q. km north- 120,540 s.q. km
It's slightly smaller than New York.
in south korea Seoul yong-in
the one and only Kim Jong Il, Their dear leader.
The line Ninjas jumped over really fast,(:
At this point, the North Korean regime can only remain in power by keeping its citizens oppressed. Plus they've always ruled this way, so why should they change now?
It has turned it, into a secretive and a very poor and a dangerous country.
North Korea is called the Hermit Kingdom because of its isolationist practices. South Korea is sometines called the "Land of the morning calm."
No, he was the president of North Vietnam.
Other than the fact that both countries citizens are asian, essentially everything is different. For example Japan is a first world constitutional monarchy (democracy), where North Korea is a third world communist dictatorship. Japan's people are free to pursue their education, interests, and...
Democracy is not a Ideology but a form of government. The answer is neither. North Korea is a Autocracy and follows Juche not Communism.
Duties: get own food and join army basically all obligations:pay taxes obey laws sorry all i know and could find
North Korea has won 10 olympic gold medals.
North Korea- Pyonyang and Rason South Korea- Seoul, Incheon, Busan, Daegu, Gwangju, Daejun, and Ulsan. All of these cities in South Korea have at the least 1,000,000 people living within their city limits.
they eat kimchi noodle soup noodles rice,and Magogi
Answer China China, assuming you are asking about the 1950 war against south Korea and the united nations. ^ whoever wrote that you are clearly a brainless oaf what other war was there with north Korea
Nowhere, he died in Pyongyang in 1994.
North Korea. The war is commonly known in South Korea as the 6.25war because it occured on the 25th of June.
in south korea you can.but you have to be someone from the government. .
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North) and The Republic of Korea (South) are two different countries divided after WWII defeat of Japan who occupied the Korean Peninsula. The USSR occupied the North and The USA occupied the South. They were never reunified despite Northern Efforts in The...
Pyongyang is the capital of North Korea that was captured by theAllies during the Korean War. The area is 1,233 mi² and itspopulation is 2.581 million (2008). North Koreans associatePyongyang with "Asadal". .
Any hostile nation with such a weapon puts us right back into the cold war; Tension.
From what I have observed western clothing is generally acceptable in North Korea with the exception of jeans. Risqué or any clothing that stands out is most likely also frowned upon. In addition it should be noted that, while not an "official" law, men are not allowed to grow their hair...
Football is the main sport in North Korea. The DPRK has been in the World Cup including this year and is a highly respected team. The DPRK is also home to many international home games and the largest stadium in the world, The May Day Stadium. It is popular among the youth and the old in North Korea...
North Korea: Soviet Union (Russia), China (later in the war) South Korea: Basically the whole U.N. that time.
After World War II and the Japanese defeat, the Japanese occupation left Korea. USA and the USSR split up Korea to be managed by the two super powers, the USSR in the north and USA in the south, to be later unified in a single election. However, as relations between the two grew worse with the...
sometimes warm and sometimes cloudy Korean weather is rather abysmal and thankfully, the country'speople redeem its deplorable weather. During the summer and earlyautumn, Korea is very hot and humid, with temperatures that usuallyhover between 30-40 degrees and humidity above 80% most days. Asthe...
In the 20th century, a wave of communism swept through Asia, causing revolutionary uprisings in many Asian countries. In Korea, a revolutionary war was fought between 1950 and 1953. Korean communists received aid from the already communist China to the north, while the southern government received...
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According to the 2009 estimate the population of North Korea is 23,906,000. About 25 million more than 22 million people live in north korea
Incorrect. North Korea has a dictatorship, which means they cannot vote on who rules them. South Korea is the democracy. Although, if you mean vote on something that has no impact on the North Korean government, and just voting on who has to make dinner, then it's completely legal.
North Korea's current Supreme Leader is Kim Jong Il. His father and predecessor, Kim Il Sung, is still considered to be the "Eternal President" despite his death in 1994. The person currently expected to succeed as Supreme Leader upon Kim Jong Il's death is his youngest son Kim Jong Un.
The U.S. declared war with North Korea and attempted to help South Korea fight North Korea. We went into Korea expecting it to be quite simple because of their lack of technology. Surprisingly, they slaughtered U.S. troops with guerrilla warfare and we soon retreated.
because it is a command economy...the government controls it all
Kim Il-sung was the first dictator of North Korea. He was succeeded by his son, Kim Jong-il. He has now been succeeded by his son, Kim Jong-un
Most Koreans wore a form of hanbok in any occasion. Korean peasants were not very rich and they could only afford a few articles of clothing. They would usually sleep in the same clothes they go out in. The richer would keep a separate kind of hanbok for sleep called the "Jam-ot" (잠옷)....