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Country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. Wikipedia

  • Korea

    Region in East Asia. Since 1945 it has been divided into two sovereign states: North Korea (officially the "Democratic People's Republic of Korea") and South Korea (officially the "Republic of Korea"). Wikipedia

  • South Korea

    Country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and sharing a land border with North Korea. 25 million people, around half of the country's population of more than 51 million people, live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the world. Wikipedia

  • Kim Jong-un

    North Korean politician serving as Supreme Leader of North Korea since 2011 and the leader of the Workers' Party of Korea since 2012. Second child of Kim Jong-il , who was North Korea's second supreme leader from 1994 to 2011, and Ko Yong-hui (1952–2004). Wikipedia

  • Kim Jong-il

    North Korean politician who served as the second Supreme Leader of North Korea from 1994 to 2011. Succeeded by his son, Kim Jong-un. Wikipedia

  • North Korea–South Korea relations

    North Korea–South Korea relations (or alternatively inter-Korean relations) are the diplomatic relationships between the two states of the Korean Peninsula. Annexed by Japan in 1910, the Korean Peninsula has been divided since the end of World War II in 1945. Wikipedia

  • Constitution of North Korea

    Constitution of North Korea. Approved by the 6th Supreme People's Assembly at its first session on 27 December 1972, and has been amended and supplemented in 1998, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2016 and twice in 2019. Wikipedia

  • Korean reunification

    Korean reunification refers to the potential reunification of North Korea and South Korea into a single Korean sovereign state. Started by the June 15th North–South Joint Declaration in June 2000, and was reaffirmed by the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula in April 2018, and the joint statement of the United States President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un at the Singapore Summit in June 2018. Wikipedia

  • Korean conflict

    Ongoing conflict based on the division of Korea between North Korea and South Korea (Republic of Korea), both of which claim to be the sole legitimate government and state of all of Korea. Backed by the Soviet Union, China, and its communist allies, while South Korea was backed by the United States and its Western allies. Wikipedia

  • China

    Country in East Asia. World's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion in 2019. Wikipedia

  • Government of North Korea

    Administrative and executive body. The North Korean government consists of three branches: administrative, legislative, and judicial. Wikipedia

  • Korean War

    War between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the support of the United Nations, principally from the United States). The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following clashes along the border and insurrections in the south. Wikipedia

  • 2018 North Korea–United States Singapore Summit

    Summit meeting between North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump, held at the Capella Hotel, Sentosa, Singapore, on June 12, 2018. The first-ever meeting between leaders of North Korea and the United States. Wikipedia

  • Vietnam

    Country in Southeast Asia and the easternmost country on the Indochinese Peninsula. Estimated 97.8 million inhabitants as of 2020, it is the 16th most populous country in the world. Wikipedia

  • List of companies of North Korea

    Country in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. It claims sovereignty over South Korea. Wikipedia

  • Korean language

    East Asian language spoken by about 77 million people. Official and national language of both Koreas: North Korea and South Korea, with different standardized official forms used in each country. Wikipedia

  • Korean wave

    Increase in global popularity of South Korean culture since the 1980s. First driven by the spread of K-dramas and K-pop across East, South and Southeast Asia during its initial stages, the Korean Wave evolved from a regional development into a global phenomenon, carried by the Internet and social media and the proliferation of K-pop music videos on YouTube. Wikipedia

  • Peace Treaty on Korean Peninsula

    Proposed settlement to formally end military hostilities on the Korean Peninsula as a follow-up to the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement implemented by the United Nations after the Korean War. Agreement about mutual efforts and action items for transforming the armistice agreement into a peace treaty with the cooperation of the United States and China. Wikipedia

  • Geographical region that includes East and Southeast Asia as well as the Russian Far East. Sometimes also included for economic and cultural reasons. Wikipedia

  • Mongolia

    Landlocked country in East Asia. Roughly equivalent with the historical territory of Outer Mongolia, which is sometimes used to refer to the current state. Wikipedia

  • Korean State Railway

    Operating arm of the Ministry of Railways of North Korea and has its headquarters at P'yŏngyang. Chang Jun Song. Wikipedia

  • Korean nationalist historiography

    Way of writing Korean history that centers on the Korean minjok, an ethnically or racially defined Korean nation. This kind of historiography emerged in the early twentieth century among Korean intellectuals who wanted to foster national consciousness to achieve Korean independence from Japanese domination. Wikipedia

  • North Korean cuisine

    Country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. Bordered to the south by South Korea, and the two countries are separated by the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Wikipedia

  • Hwang Sun-hui

    North Korean politician who served in several high-ranking positions in the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), including in the Supreme People's Assembly and the Central Committee of the WPK. Affiliated with the Korean Revolution Museum since 1965, and was its director since 1990. Wikipedia

  • North Korean cult of personality

    The North Korean cult of personality surrounding its ruling family, the Kim family, has existed in North Korea for decades and can be found in many examples of North Korean culture. Although not acknowledged by the North Korean government, many defectors and Western visitors state there are often stiff penalties for those who criticize or do not show "proper" respect for the regime. Wikipedia

  • Traditional system of measurement used by the people of the Korean peninsula. Largely based on the Chinese system, with influence from Japanese standards imposed following its annexation of the Korean Empire in 1910. Wikipedia

  • Joseon

    Korean dynastic kingdom that lasted for approximately five centuries. The last dynasty of Korea and its longest-ruling Confucian dynasty, founded by Yi Seong-gye in July 1392 and replaced by the Korean Empire in October 1897. Wikipedia

  • State Affairs Commission of North Korea

    Defined by the 2016 constitution as "the supreme policy-oriented leadership body of State power." Defined by the same constitution as the supreme leader of the nation, is Kim Jong-un. Wikipedia

  • Empire of Japan

    Historical nation-state that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 until the enactment of the post-World War II 1947 constitution and subsequent formation of modern Japan. It encompassed the Japanese archipelago and several colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories. Wikipedia


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  • South Korea shares its traditional culture with North Korea, but the two Koreas have developed distinct contemporary forms of culture since the peninsula was divided in 1945.South Korea-Wikipedia
  • Under a United Nations umbrella, hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops fought to prevent the takeover of South Korea by North Korea and later to invade the northern nation.United States Army-Wikipedia
  • China has the second-biggest military reserve force, only behind North Korea.China-Wikipedia
  • In 1950, a North Korean invasion began the Korean War and after its end in 1953, the country's economy began to soar, recording the fastest rise in average GDP per capita in the world between 1980 and 1990.South Korea-Wikipedia
  • Until 1972, Seoul was claimed by North Korea as its de jure capital, being specified as such in Article 103 of the 1948 North Korean constitution.Seoul-Wikipedia
  • Korea, formerly under Japanese rule, was divided and occupied by the Soviet Union in the North and the United States in the South between 1945 and 1948.World War II-Wikipedia

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