North Korea Economy, Population, History and Maps

North Korea is about 120,538 km2, with a population of 19,185,000 residents. It is a unitary republic divided into nine provinces and two districts, with capital in Pyongyang. It borders with China over 1300 km, and much of its territorial area is mountainous. In agriculture, rice, corn and soy are mainly cultivated; but the industry assumes greater importance in the chemical, metallurgical, steel and mechanical sectors, partly due to the abundance of ores, such as iron, coal, zinc, lead and lignite. Foreign trade is mainly practiced with China. The currency unit is the new won. For North Korea democracy and rights, please check homeagerly.

  • Provides most commonly used abbreviations and initials containing the country name of North Korea. Listed by popularity. – Maps of North Korea

Discover the shaded relief, historical, regional, and political maps of the Korean peninsula, bordering the Korea Bay and the Sea of Japan, between China and South Korea.


North Korea – Merriam-Webster Atlas

Detailed, colorful map with cities highlighted, plus a brief historical summary and country facts.


North Korea – National Geographic

View a satellite-created map of this country. With zooming, and featuring find cities, land features, and bordering countries.


North Korea – University of Texas Library

Explore North and South Korea with maps displaying political borders, demilitarized zones, and tactical pilotage charts of Pyongyang and Seoul.


North Korea Map and Atlas

Features a colored map, plus information on geography, transportation, government and the economy.


South Korea –

Clear, easy-to-read map shows the major population centers in both North and South Korea, plus the country’s neighboring states.