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2009-JAN-01



NORTH KOREA (Pyongyang aUNO Member Democratic People´s Republic of Korea : DPRK : Kim Jong-Il
SOUTH KOREA (Seoul aUNO Member Republic of Korea : ROK : President Lee Myung-Bak
KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE (Panmunjom)  Buffer Zone of the KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE [United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission-UNCMAC] :

Other Entities with similar names

Democratic People´s Republic of Korea : DPRK
(Pyongyang a)

Democratic People´s Republic of Korea : DPRK

Flag or Logo since 1948-09-08
CHOSŎN Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk : 조선민주주의인민공화국 (kor) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

Kim Jong-Il
(ruler of NORTH KOREA since 1994-07-08)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places: Pyongyang a
(P´yŏngyang)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
Official & national languages: North Korean (kor) .

Mainland:


NORTH KOREA Democratic People´s Republic of Korea : DPRK  (Pyongyang)

9 Divisions:

CHAGANG CHAGANG Province  (Kanggye)Local: CHAGANG-to : 자강도 (kor)  (Kanggye)
KANGWON KANGWON Province  (Wonsan)Local: KANGWŎN-to : 강원도 (kor)  (Wŏnsan)
NORTH HAMGYONG NORTH HAMGYONG Province  (Chongjin)Local: HAMGYŎNG-PUK-to : 함경북도 (kor)  (Ch´ŏngjin)
NORTH HWANGHAE NORTH HWANGHAE Province  (Sariwon)Local: HWANGHAE-PUK-to : 황해북도 (kor)  (Sariwŏn)
NORTH PYONGAN NORTH PYONGAN Province  ((Sinuiju))Local: P´YŎNGAN-PUK-to : 평안북도 (kor)  ((Sinŭiju))
RYANGGANG RYANGGANG Province  (Hyesan)Local: RYANGGANG-to : 량강도 (kor)  (Hyesan)
SOUTH HAMGYONG SOUTH HAMGYONG Province  (Hamhung)Local: HAMGYŎNG-NAM-to : 함경남도 (kor)  (Hamhŭng)
SOUTH HWANGHAE SOUTH HWANGHAE Province  (Haeju)Local: HWANGHAE-NAM-to : 황해남도 (kor)  (Haeju)
SOUTH PYONGAN SOUTH PYONGAN Province  (Pyongsong)Local: P´YŎNGAN-NAM-to : 평안남도 (kor)  (P´yŏngsŏng)



3 Territories:

MOUNT KUMGANG MOUNT KUMGANG Tourist Region  (Kumgangsan)Local: KŬMGANGSAN Kwan´gwang Chigu : 금강산 관광 지구 (kor)  (Kŭmgangsan)
NAMPO NAMPO Special City  (Nampo)Local: NAMPHO T´ŭkkŭpsi : 남포특별시 (kor)  (Nampho)
PYONGYANG Directly Governed City of PYONGYANG  (Pyongyang)Local: P´YŎNGYANG-Chikhalsi : 평양직할시 (kor)  (P´yŏngyang)

2 Condominiums:

KAESONG Special Administrative KAESONG INDUSTRIAL REGION  (Kaesong Industrial Park)Local: KAESŎNG Kongŏp Chigu : 개성공업지구 (kor) + KAESŎNG Kongŏp Chigu : 개성공업지구 (ko)  (Kaesŏng Kongŏp)
KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE Buffer Zone of the KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE [United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission-UNCMAC]  (Panmunjom)Local: United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission : UNCMAC (en) + Hanbando Bimujangjidae : HANBANDOBIMUJANGJIDAE – 한반도 비무장지대 – Yuensalyeongbu Gunsajeongjeon-Wiwonhoe : 유엔사령부 군사정전위원회 (ko) + Hanpanto Pimuchangjitae : HANPANTOPIMUCHANGJITAE – 한반도 비무장지대 – Yuensalyeongbu Gunsajeongjeon-Wiwonhoe : 유엔사령부 군사정전위원회 (kor)  (Panmunjeom)

1 Assisted Country

SINUIJU SINUIJU Special Administrative Region  (Sinuiju) Sha Rixiang






50 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ANTARCTICA Antarctic Treaty System : ATS  ((Buenos Aires))
ASIA-AFRICA Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization : AALCO  (New Delhi)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
COMSATS Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South : COMSATS  (Islamabad)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN at the United Nations [Coalition of Developing Countries]  (New York)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERSPUTNIK International Organization of Space Communications INTERSPUTNIK  (Moscow)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM [Coordinating Bureau – Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation : NAM CSSTC]  (Havana + New York + Jakarta)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PEACE World Peace Council : WPC  (Athens)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SOUTH CENTRE SOUTH CENTRE Organization  (Geneva)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODA United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs : UNODA [Conference on Disarmament]  (Geneva)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres + Saint Cloud)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)


Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

SINUIJU SINUIJU Special Administrative Region  (Sinuiju)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

KAESONG Special Administrative KAESONG INDUSTRIAL REGION  (Kaesong Industrial Park)

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