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Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Population: 25.67 Million (2019, World Bank)

Language Spoken: Korean

Leader: Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un

Political System: Dictatorship, One-Party System

Capital: Pyongyang

Religion: Mainly Atheist or non-religious, traditional beliefs

Currency: Won


GDP: 28.5 Billion (nominal, 2018, CNBC)

Growth: -4.1% (2018)

GPD per Capita:  1,300 (nominal, 2016, Bloomberg)

Economic Sectors:

Services – 29.9%

Agriculture – 22.5%

Tourism – 0%

Energy/Industry – 47.6%

Exports – Minerals, Metallurgical Products, Manufactures, Textiles, Agricultural                and Fishery

Export Partners – China (62.5%) , Saudi Arabia (2.47%), Pakistan(2.47%), and India (1.43%)


North Korea’s nuclear ambitions have exacerbated its rigidly maintained isolation from the rest of the world. North Korea wants nuclear power and a seat at the global stage.

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