(DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA)

(WIPO code: KP) (last revised March 2022)

by KATZAROV S.A., Geneva, Switzerland

General Information

Area

122,370 sq. km.

Population

25,831,360 (estimated July 2021).

Capital

Pyongyang, with 3.133 million inhabitants (2022).

Official Language

Korean.

Currency

Won.

Economy

Industrial development is concentrated on heavy industry: electricity, metallurgy, machine building and chemicals, plus textiles and food processing.