North Korea Geography

North Korea Geography and Population

North Korea (Geography) North Korea’s population is ethnically very homogeneous, predominantly Korean. Many families were separated at the ceasefire in 1953, and there have been virtually no contacts between the Koreans in North and South Korea since. On the other hand, there is some contact with the ethnic Koreans in Japan, descendants of those who […]

North Korea Economy

North Korea Economy

Development in the territory: In recent years, there have been changes in the economy towards a market or quasi-market environment. State economic entities have the opportunity to trade with their surpluses, which they have created beyond the scope of the state plan. The army is self-managed, which probably covers its current expenses to a large […]

North Korea Visa

North Korea Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in North Korea Under North Korean law, foreigners can only enter the country as part of organized tourist groups. The easiest way to get a visa is through travel agencies, which must have official permission from the DPRK Foreign Ministry to organize tours to the country. To obtain a visa, […]

History in North Korea

History in North Korea

It is believed that the Korean Peninsula was inhabited as early as the Paleolithic, that is, several tens of millennia BC. In the 1st century A.D. several states were formed here: in the north – Goguryeo, in the south – Baekche and Silla. In the 7th century, the Silla state, with the help of Chinese […]

North Korea History

North Korea History

The North Korea was formed as a separate state in 1948 in the Soviet occupation zone, after the approval of a socialist constitution. Head of government became the leader of the Communist Party (from 1949 Korean Workers’ Party) Kim Il Sung, who led the country continuously until 1994. Together with the modernization and planning and […]

North Korea Culture

North Korea State Overview

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (in Korean Choson Minjujuui Inmin Konghwaguk), colloquially called North Korea to distinguish it from South Korea, is a country in East Asia. Pyongyang is the capital city of North Korea according to itypemba. Geographic location Located in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean peninsula, between the Sea of Japan to the East and the Yellow Sea to […]

Refugees during the Korean War

Storm over Korea Part IV

7: Lee Myung Bak Lee Myung Bak was born in Osaka, Japan on December 17, 1941, shortly after Japan attacked the US Navy base at Pearl Harbor (Hawaii). When Japan lost the war in 1945, Korea was also lost. According to WEDDINGINFASHION, the country had been a Japanese colony since 1910. Lee Myung Bak’s family […]

Conflict over Korea 2

Storm over Korea Part III

In 1980, Kim Il Sung presented a program to establish the Democratic Confederate Republic of Koryo (Koryo was the name of the dynasty that ruled Korea 935–1392). It was to be an alliance-free state with two different systems and each a different government. In 1991, when both states became members of the UN, they agreed […]

Conflict over Korea 1

Storm over Korea Part II

The sunshine policy came in the shadow of the controversy over North Korea’s missile and nuclear program. Bush never spoke to Sunshine Presidents Kim Dae Jung and Roh Moo Hyun, who both died in 2009, Roh on his own after a corruption scandal. 3: Storm from several edges All two years before, in 2007, the […]

Refugees during the Korean War

Storm over Korea Part I

On March 26, 2010, the naval vessel “Cheonan” suddenly sank near the informal sea border between North and South Korea. 46 South Korean soldiers followed in the depths. South Korean President Lee Myung Bak has set up an international commission of inquiry. It determined that the ship had been sunk by a North Korean torpedo. […]