Democratic People's Republic of Korea

DPR Korea, means the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, otherwise known as North Korea. It situated in Eastern Asia, northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Korea Bay and the Yellow Sea, between China and South Korea.

The capital city is Pyongyang.

Its main exports are Minerals, metals, cement and agricultural products.

About Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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Short Name
DPRK
Capital
Pyongyang
Language
Korean
Population
23,301,725
Area
120,540 km²
Calling Code
+850

National Olympic Committee

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NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Olympic Committee of the Democratic people's Republic of Korea
NOC President
Recognition Year
1957
Address
P.O. Box 56, Kumsong-dong 2 Kwangbok Street, Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang

Culture

The contemporary culture of North Korea is based on traditional Korean culture, but developed since the establishment of the Democratic People's Republic in 1948. Juche ideology asserts Korea's cultural distinctiveness and creativity as well as the productive powers of the working masses.

Sports

DPRK is very keen to develop sports in all of the Olympic disciplines. One of the most popular sports are football, gymnastics, diving, wrestling and weight lifting. 

Climate

The winter season, from December to March, is long and cold; the average temperatures in January range between 21° F in the south and -8° F in the north. The summer is warm, with above 68° F in most places. Accordingly, the temperatures can be drastically different.

Religion

Traditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo

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