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Korean Peninsula and Manchuria ( Kando Region) were all part of Korean Territory.
Before 60 years ago Korean Peninsula were one nation. After Korean War have left North /South Korea separated. At present North Korea population of 24 million is separated independent nation.
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Is North Korea a communist country?

Not quite, With North Korea straddled between China and the Soviet Union, Kim-Il-Sung often took a middle road between aligning himself with Marxist-Leninism or Maoism and over time North Korea has actually departed from both forms of mainstream Communism. Before 1953, North Korea was heavily influe ( Full Answer )

Where is North Korea?

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (sometimes abbreviated toDPRK) is an Asian democracy (although, in reality it is adictatorship). The name of the country in Korean is 조선민주주의인민공화국 ­and usually informally referred as North Korea. It is ( Full Answer )

Why is North Korea a communist country?

In 1945, the Korean Peninsula was divided between a U.S. controlled South Korea and a Soviet controlled North Korea. In the late 1940s, the U.S. kept troops in South Korea but turned over the government to the South Koreans. The Soviets removed troops from North Korea but created a puppet government ( Full Answer )

What is North Korea?

North Korea is a sovereign country that shares the Korean peninsulawith South Korea and is located south of China and west of Japan.It is known for its Dynastic Communist Regime over which the KimFamily (Kim Il-Sung, Kim Jong-Il, and Kim Jong-Un) has presided.

Is North Korea still a communist country?

Not quite, With North Korea straddled between China and the Soviet Union, Kim-Il-Sung often took a middle road between aligning himself with Marxist-Leninism or Maoism and over time North Korea has actually departed from both forms of mainstream Communism. Before 1953, North Korea was heavily inf ( Full Answer )

What country split Korea into North Korea and South Korea?

The country was split by the United Nations after WWII (mainly by the Soviet Union and the United States). It was held by Japan during WWII and after the UN split the country into two. The north being held by Soviet troops and south By US troops. By 1948 nether country could agree on how to make it ( Full Answer )

Which countries border North Korea?

North Korea (officially: Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK or 조선민주주의인민공화국) is bordered by: * China and Russia to the north * South Korea (officially: Republic of Korea, ROK or 대한민국) to the south Korea is ( Full Answer )

Are south Korea north Korea china and Russia all countries?

Yes. South Korea, North Korea, China, and Russia are all independent nations. They may also be known as their official names as listed below respectively: . Republic of Korea (South Korea) . Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) . People's Republic of China . Russian Federation

Is North Korea Korea a rich country?

North Korea is not a rich country at all, many citizens of northKorea are suffering from malnutrition or are starving. Only thoserelated to Kim Jong il or the government are rich.

After World War 2 Korea was divided into two countries Who supported North Korea?

The division of Korea into two states took place after WW2. Koreahad been controlled by Japan since 1905. When the Soviet Uniondeclared war on Japan in 1945 it quickly occupied Korea. After thesurrender of Japan in 1945 the southern half of Korea was almostimmediately turned over to US control. The ( Full Answer )

Is North Korea a bad country?

It depends on point of view. To any body who's been hurt by North Korea to them North Korea would be viewed as bad.

What country was invaded by North Korea in 1950?

On 27th June,1950 North Korean forces aided by China and SovietUnion invaded South Korea. United Nations security councilconsidered it an act of war and subsequently a US led force of UNOengaged North Korea which is known as the Korean war.

How do you get into North Korea?

I believe you can. I think they said that some tourists can cross the border. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It is possible to enter but there is a procedure. First, you have to sign an agreement stating that if yo ( Full Answer )

How did North Korea become a country?

It became a country from asia and they had a war and korea was all together then they got in a fight and now there broken up into to like north korea and south korea

Is North Korea best Korea?

In my opinion, I disagree. No offence to them, but their activity is very old fashioned. So that's why I think SOUTH KOREA is better i'd never find American's,Canadian's,ect. there! There is no best Korea. You can point out negative things about North Korea, but you can also poin ( Full Answer )

Is North Korea and South Korea two separate countries?

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 ( Full Answer )

Why is there a South Korea and North Korea?

Answer 1 The history of North Korea formally begins with the establishmentof the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in 1948. In the aftermath of the Japanese occupation of Korea which endedwith Japan's defeat in World War II in 1945, Korea was divided atthe 38th parallel in accordance wi ( Full Answer )

Is Korea DPR North Korea?

Yes, DPR is short for Korea (Democratic People's Republic). It is used during sporting events when the two Korean nations participate in the same event.

Where about is North Korea?

North Korea is an Asian country located north of south Korea, east of china, west of japan, and south of russia.

What did North Korea do to South Korea?

North Korea attacked South Korea in the Korean war and Korea has been separated in 2 countries from then! North Korea is a Communist, and South Korea is a anti-communist like North America.

Is North Korea the worst country in the world?

North Korea is controlled by a greedy dictator who forces them to work hard with little bits of money. Most NOrth KOreans are homeless and starving. North Korea is known to be the largest death camp in the world.

Should North Korea develop their country?

Its developed with a large military. Economic wise, yes they should but the regime has no incentive and no intent. It's communism with a dynastic rule and privileged societies. The famine and starvation and disorders coming out of that country are just awful.

Why North Korea is a closed country?

it is a closed country because it doesn't let other people from other countries to go there and it also locked its own people in there

Which country is most rich south Korea or north Korea?

By most accounts, South Korea is a prosperous and modern nation, with excellent internet service and a number of famous manufacturers such as Samsung. On the other hand, North Korea is known as the "hermit kingdom"-- it is isolated, fearful, and ruled by a powerful dictatorial family who keep the po ( Full Answer )

How is North Korea a totaltarian country?

In the sense that it is ruled by one person or group of people who do not answer to the population and recognise no limits to their authority. The Korean people can vote for their rulers but as no opposition is allowed to the ruling party they have no other choice.

What country is between North Korea and South Korea?

The Korean peninsula is one country, divided into two halves by an imaginary line called the 38th parallel. There is a "DMZ" (demilitarized zone) between the two countries, a no-man's land which is - I think - 3 miles wide (corrections welcomed on that).

Why is North Korea a non democratic country?

During the Cold War, Korea was divided. The U.S. established democracy in South Korea. The U.S.S.R. (Soviet Union) spread Communism and Fascism in North Korea.

What can you do in North Korea?

For many places in the world, there are travel programs in special tourist areas in North Korea. Otherwise, if not a North Korean citizen, not much.

What is the telephone country code for North Korea?

North Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK) iscountry code +850. You must drop the trunk prefix '0' from the beginning of the NorthKorean number when calling from other countries. For example,Pyongyang's 031 and 033 area codes become +850 31 and +850 33,respectively. Mobiles beg ( Full Answer )

Can you get out of North Korea?

Yes, there is an underground railroad through which many peoplehave escaped. Most cross the northern border into China, as theborder with South Korea is much more tightly guarded.

Is North Korea a powerful country?

Not anymore, I just got Gabe Newell to sit on it. It is now nothing but a hollow crater near South Korea.

What countries has North Korea bombed?

North Korea has threatened to bomb lots of countries but hasn't bombed any countries yet (although it did invade South Korea during the years 1950-1953).

How is North Korea a good country?

North Korea is a good country in various ways. They have very good skills to build tunnels and provide cheap labour. They also treasure sea food and can do so much with limited resources.

Is North Korea an emerging country?

It's a developing country (as opposed to a developed country), butit is economically regressing, not improving access (which is whatthe term "emerging economy" usually means).

Why did north Korea become a country?

The division of Korea was the result of the 1945 Allied victory in World War II ending the Empire of Japan's 35 years colonial rule of Korea by General Order No.1.