The official name of the country is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). North Korea has the fifth largest military force in the world and the literacy rate is over 99%.
North Korea has no single ‘head of state.’ Their only leader was and will continue to be Kim il-sung even after his death. The control of the nation is given to the head of the government, the head of the military and the chairman of the presidium of the supreme people’s assembly.
North and South Korea fought the Korean War between 1950 and 1953. They are still officially at war with each other as a peace treaty has never been signed.
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Is one of the most secretive and authoritarian nations and the least visited country in the world
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