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Map of Korea, North
  • Demographics
  • National Anthem
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Magnolia

National Flower

Today
Jan 20
Capital
Pyongyang
Leader
Kim Jong Un
Area (sq km)
120,538.00
Population
24,983,205
Language(s)
Korean
Literacy
99.00%
Currency
North Korean won (KPW)

"Aegukka" (Patriotic Song)

North Korea’'s national anthem “"Aegukka" was adopted in 1947, with lyrics by Pak Se Yong and music by Kim Won Gyun. It shares the same name as South Korea’'s anthem, with a slightly similar melody, but different lyrics. North Korea’'s anthem is also known as “"Ach’imun pinnara"” (Let Morning Shine).

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