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North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), is an isolated and authoritarian state located on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. Governed by a single-party system under the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), led by the Kim family dynasty, the country operates as a highly centralized socialist state. The political environment is characterized by a cult of personality around the Supreme Leader, currently Kim Jong-un. North Korea’s political structure is marked by a lack of political pluralism, with the ruling party maintaining tight control over all aspects of society. The nation has been subject to international scrutiny due to its closed nature, human rights abuses, and nuclear ambitions, resulting in economic sanctions. The economy is largely state-controlled, with emphasis on heavy industry, military production, and limited international trade. Despite efforts to project an image of self-sufficiency, North Korea has faced periodic food shortages and economic challenges. The country’s unique Juche ideology, emphasizing self-reliance and nationalism, shapes its cultural and political identity. While North Korea remains a highly secretive and controversial nation, its geopolitical significance, particularly in relation to the Korean War and ongoing tensions with South Korea and the United States, continues to be a focal point in international relations, with efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula remaining a complex and elusive goal. HOMEAGERLY: Features democracy and rights of North Korea.

North Korea Population 2014

North Korea 2014

Yearbook 2014 North Korea. In February, a commission of inquiry by the UN Human Rights Council presented a report concluding that the regime in Pyongyang was guilty of crimes against humanity. The investigation was...