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Korea North

Korea north Nomatter where in Korea you choose to go, there will be something to experience. One of the things that is connected to Korea is the production of Ginseng, and you can get to see the ares where it is produced. You can find great castles, temples, mountains, volcanos, peaks and lakes. Everything you can immagine of the beautiful nature. At the Taedong River you will see the most amazing founrain, reputedly the highest in the world, and the city P'yongyang is build around the river. Sounds interesting, right.

Area: 122.795 Km²
Population: 21.968.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 179 pop/Km²

System of government: Republic
Capital: Pyongyang (2.600.000 pop.)
Major cities: Ch'ongjin 720.000 pop., Hamhung 660.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Korean
Border countries: China NORTH, Russia NORTH-EAST, South Korea SOUTH

Principal mountains: Baitou Shan 2744 m
Principal rivers: Yalu Jiang 791 Km
Principal lakes: Sup'ung-ho
Principal islands: Sinmi
Climate: Temperate

Language: Korean (official), Chinese, Russian
Religion: Buddhist, Confucianist, Chondogyo
Currency: North Korean Won (KPW)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 16/2, 15/4, 25/4, 1/5, 27/7, 15/8, 9/9, 10/10, 27/12
Dialling code: 00850
GMT: +9

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