NORTH KOREA

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Emblem

Territory
120,540 km2 (97th)

Capital
Pyongyang

Language
Korean

Motto
'Powerful and Prosperous Nation'

National Flower
Magnolia (Magnolia sieboldii)

National Animal
Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)

National Animal
Chollima (mythical)

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North Korea Flag

North Korea, authoritatively the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or DPR Korea) is a nation in East Asia comprising the northern piece of the Korean Peninsula, with Pyongyang the capital and the biggest city in the nation. The name Korea is gotten from Goguryeo which was one of the incredible powers in East Asia amid now is the right time, controlling the vast majority of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, portions of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia, under Gwanggaeto the Great. Toward the north and northwest, the nation is circumscribed by China and by Russia along the Amnok (known as the Yalu in Chinese) and Tumen waterways; it is flanked toward the south by South Korea, with the vigorously sustained Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) isolating the two. By the by, North Korea, similar to its southern partner, cases to be the authentic administration of the whole landmass and adjoining islands. In 1910, Korea was attached by Imperial Japan. After the Japanese surrender toward the finish of World War II in 1945, Korea was separated into two zones, with the north involved by the Soviet Union and the south involved by the United States. Arrangements on reunification fizzled, and in 1948, separate governments were shaped: the communist Democratic People's Republic of Korea in the north, and the industrialist Republic of Korea in the south. An intrusion started by North Korea prompted the Korean War (1950– 1953). The Korean Armistice Agreement achieved a truce, yet no harmony settlement was agreed upon. It is the nation with the most astounding number of military and paramilitary work force, with an aggregate of 9,495,000 dynamic, save and paramilitary staff, or around 37% of its populace. Its dynamic obligation armed force of 1.21 million is the fourth biggest on the planet, after China, the United States and India.


Emblem


North Korea Emblem

Territory


North Korea Map

120,540 km2 (97th)


Capital


North Korea Capital

Pyongyang

Pyongyang is the capital and biggest city of North Korea. Pyongyang is situated on the Taedong River around 109 kilometers (68 mi) upstream from its mouth on the Yellow Sea. The city was part from the South Pyongan region in 1946. It is controlled as a straightforwardly directed city with equivalent status to regions, equivalent to exceptional urban communities in South Korea, including Seoul. Korean folklore affirms that Pyongyang was established in 1122 BC on the site of the capital of the unbelievable ruler Dangun.


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North Korea Languague

Korean



Motto


North Korea Motto

'Powerful and Prosperous Nation'



National Flower


North Korea National Flower

Magnolia (Magnolia sieboldii)

Magnolia sieboldii, Siebold's magnolia, otherwise called Korean mountain magnolia and Oyama magnolia, is a types of Magnolia local to east Asia in China, Japan, and Korea. It is named after the German specialist Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796– 1866). Magnolia sieboldii is a huge bush or little tree 5– 10 m (16– 33 ft) tall. The stalks, youthful leaves, youthful twigs and youthful buds are wool. The leaves are curved to praise oval, 9– 16 cm (once in a while 25 cm) long and 4– 10 cm (once in a while 12 cm) expansive, with a 1.5-4.5 cm petiole. The blooms, not at all like the better-realized spring blossoming Magnolias, open principally in the late-spring, however proceed irregularly until pre-fall. They are pendulous, container formed, 7– 10 cm breadth, and have 6-12 tepals, the external three littler, the rest bigger, and unadulterated white; the carpels are greenish and the stamens ruddy purple or greenish-white.


National Animal


North Korea National Animal

Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)

The northern goshawk is a medium-huge raptor in the family Accipitridae, which additionally incorporates other surviving diurnal raptors, for example, eagles, scavangers and harriers. As an animal groups in the family Accipiter, the goshawk is frequently considered a "genuine hawk". The logical name is Latin; Accipiter is "hawk", from accipere, "to handle", and gentilis is "honorable" or "delicate" in light of the fact that in the Middle Ages just the respectability were allowed to fly goshawks for falconry. It is an across the board animal types that occupies a significant number of the calm pieces of the Northern Hemisphere. The northern goshawk is the main species in the variety Accipiter found in both Eurasia and North America. It might have the most stretched out circulation of any obvious individual from the family Accipitridae, behind seemingly just the hen harrier (Circus cyaenus) (which is regularly viewed as two species between North America and Eurasia) and happening over a marginally more extensive territory than either brilliant eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) or unpleasant legged vultures (Buteo lagopus). It is for the most part inhabitant, however feathered creatures from colder areas relocate south for the winter. The northern goshawk has generally short, wide wings and a long tail, commonplace for Accipiter species and regular to raptors that require mobility inside woodland territories. For an Accipiter, it has a moderately sizeable bill, generally long wings, a moderately short tail, vigorous and genuinely short legs and especially thick toes. Crosswise over a large portion of the species' range, it is blue-dim above or caramel dim with dim notwithstanding or streaking over a dark or white base shading beneath, however Asian subspecies specifically extend from almost white by and large to about dark above.


National Animal


North Korea National Animal

Chollima (mythical)

A Chollima (likewise Qianlima, Senrima, or Cheollima, truly "thousand-mile horse") is a legendary winged steed that begins from the Chinese works of art and is regularly depicted in East Asian folklore. This winged steed is said to be excessively quick and exquisite to be mounted (by any human man). Chollima is a significant image in North Korea. It is utilized as the epithet of its national affiliation football crew. The state additionally gave the name to the Chollima Movement, which advanced quick monetary improvement, like that of the Chinese Great Leap Forward and the Soviet Stakhanovite development. After the Korean War, the nation expected reconstructing to work once more. So as to speed up the development, President Kim Il-sung formulated the motto "surge as the speed of Chollima". A few statues are found of this animal in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. The Chollima Statue symbolizes "valor, the consistent, battling soul of the Korean individuals, and the developments and advance so rapidly, at the speed of the Chollima".


Demonym(s)

North Korean-Korean

Population

25,368,620
(2016 estimate)

Currency

Korean People's won (KPW)

Time Zone

UTC+9

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