North Korea


Currency

The Won (code: KPW) is the official currency of North Korea.

Capital

Pyongyang

Location

North Korea is located in Asia.


North Korea Location

Population

Estimated population (2008): 24,252,231

Estimated population (1940): 8,510,000

Flag


North Korea Flag

Economy

North Korea has a rigid centrally planned economy. North Korea's main income was the spport it was getting from the Soviet Union. The collapse of Soviet Union forced the North Korean to try to increase its international economic relations. China is North Korea's largest trading partner.
North Korea remains one of the world's poorest and least developed countries.