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North Korea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly known as North Korea, is an East Asian country situated on the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. Its capital is Pyongyang. Its northern border is shared mostly with China, although 18.3 km (11.4 mile) is shared with Russia along the Tumen River, in the far northeast corner of the country. To the south, it is bordered by South Korea, with which it formed one nation until the division following World War II.

North Korea (officially known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea or DPRK) is a country in Eastern Asia. It occupies the northern half of the Korean Peninsula that lies between the Korea Bay and the Sea of Japan. Its northern border is shared mostly with China, although 18.3 km is shared with Russia along the Tumen River, in the far northeast corner of the country. To the south, it is bordered by South Korea, with which it formed one nation until the division following World War II.

Map of North Korea