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Pyongyang, North Korea
Pyongyang, North Korea

Pyongyang

Pyongyang is the capital and largest city of North Korea, where it is known as the "Capital of the Revolution".
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NORTH KOREA

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NORTH KOREA

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    Capital:Pyongyang

    Location:Eastern Asia, northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Korea Bay and the Sea of Japan, between China and South Korea

    Currency:North Korean won (KPW)

    Area:120,538 sq km

    Population:25,831,360 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Korean

    Religion:traditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo (Religion of the Heavenly Way)

    TimeZone:UTC+9

    Tel Code:+850

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