North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) , KP

North Korea: Independent country in East Asia

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Location of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

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Geography

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is located at 40°0'0"N 127°0'0"E (40.0000000, 127.0000000). It has 3 neighbors: China, South Korea and Russia.

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The largest city of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is Pyongyang with a population of 2,863,000. Other cities include, Hamhŭng population 559,056, Sinŭiju population 359,341, Chongjin population 327,000 and Sariwŏn population 310,100. See all Democratic People’s Republic of Korea cities & populated places.

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Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Quick Facts

Population : 25,490,965
Country : North Korea
Head of government : Premier of North Korea
Area : 120540 km2
Official name : la République populaire démocratique de Corée, 조선민주주의인민공화국
Continent : Asia
Easternmost point : Point(130.69751278 42.29053051)
Northernmost point : Point(129.93 43.0)
Legislative body : Supreme People's Assembly
Official language : North Korean standard language
Capital : Pyongyang
Establishment : September 09, 1948 (72 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC+09:00, UTC+08:30, UTC+08:30
Local time : 09:15:27 (27th July 2021)

  • Kim Jae-ryong , 2019-04-11T00:00:00Z
  • Pak Pong-ju , 11 April, 2019 2013-04-01T00:00:00Z
  • Choe Yong-rim , 1 April, 2013 2010-06-07T00:00:00Z
  • Kim Yong-il , 7 June, 2010 2007-04-11T00:00:00Z
  • Pak Pong-ju , 11 April, 2007 2003-09-03T00:00:00Z

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has 3 neighbours.

  • Ryanggang Province
  • Rason
  • North Hwanghae Province
  • Pyongyang
  • Nampho
  • North Pyongan Province
  • South Hamgyong Province
  • South Hwanghae Province
  • South Pyongan Province
  • North Hamgyong Province
  • Chagang Province
  • Kangwon Province

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 11,424,179 - census
1961 11,665,593 2.07% census
1962 11,871,721 1.74% census
1963 12,065,471 1.61% census
1964 12,282,423 1.77% census
1965 12,547,526 2.11% census
1966 12,864,685 2.47% census
1967 13,221,828 2.7% estimation process
1968 13,608,614 2.84% census
1969 14,009,171 2.86% estimation process
1970 14,410,403 2.78% estimation process
1971 14,812,366 2.71% census
1972 15,214,618 2.64% census
1973 15,603,005 2.49% census
1974 15,960,131 2.24% estimation process
1975 16,274,744 1.93% census
1976 16,539,033 1.6% census
1977 16,758,831 1.31% census
1978 16,953,627 1.15% census
1979 17,151,326 1.15% census
1980 17,372,172 1.27% census
1981 17,623,339 1.43% census
1982 17,899,241 1.54% census
1983 18,191,886 1.61% census
1984 18,488,002 1.6% census
1985 18,778,106 1.54% census
1986 19,058,994 1.47% census
1987 19,334,557 1.43% census
1988 19,610,518 1.41% census
1989 19,895,397 1.43% census
1990 20,194,361 1.48% census
1991 20,510,215 1.54% census
1992 20,838,090 1.57% estimation process
1993 21,166,238 1.55% census
1994 21,478,552 1.45% census
1995 21,763,678 1.31% estimation process
1996 22,016,518 1.15% census
1997 22,240,833 1.01% estimation process
1998 22,444,993 0.91% estimation process
1999 22,641,754 0.87% census
2000 22,840,225 0.87% estimation process
2001 23,043,449 0.88% census
2002 23,248,059 0.88% census
2003 23,449,180 0.86% estimation process
2004 23,639,303 0.8% census
2005 23,813,333 0.73% census
2006 23,969,917 0.65% census
2007 24,111,989 0.59% census
2008 24,243,894 0.54% census
2009 24,371,865 0.53% census
2010 24,500,520 0.53% estimation process
2011 24,052,231 -1.86% census
2012 24,763,188 2.87% census
2013 24,895,480 0.53% census
2014 50,746,659 50.94% (Worldbank)
2015 51,014,947 0.53% (Worldbank)
2016 51,217,803 0.4% (Worldbank)
2017 25,490,965 -100.93% census
2018 51,606,633 50.61% (Worldbank)
2019 51,709,098 0.2% (Worldbank)

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