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North Korea

North Korea is a state in East Asia, occupying the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. Its capital and largest city is Pyongyang. The Korean Demilitarized Zone serves as the buffer area between North Korea and South Korea. The Amnok River and the Tumen River form the border between North Korea and China. A section of the Tumen River in the extreme north-east is the border with Russia. Possibly the last remaining stalinist communist state, nation best known for its totalitarian regime under Kim Jong Il.


Related Issues:

North Korean nuclear weapons program
Foreign aid to North Korea