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🇰🇵 North Korea

Country located in Eastern Asia

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General information related to the country

Comprehensive data for North Korea
Country NameNorth Korea
Country Name (Local)Choson Minjujuui In´min Konghwaguk (Bukhan)
Country Flag🇰🇵
Country Area120538 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)KP
RegionEastern Asia
Capital NamePyongyang
Capital Latitude39.03385
Capital Longitude125.75432
Postal Code Format###-###
Postal Code Regex^(\d{6})$


The currency used for the locale code is North Korean Won.

Currency information for North Korea and locale
Currency NameNorth Korean Won
Currency Name (Local)North Korean won
Currency CodeKPW
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric408
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameChon

Languages Spoken


North Korea has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+09:00.



North Korea shares borders with 3 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What country is 🇰🇵?

People often ask which country uses 🇰🇵 emoji flag. The answer is North Korea.North Korea is located in Eastern Asia continent. The country area is 120538 km2, and the capital city is Pyongyang (39.03385, 125.75432). Some of the neighboring countries are China, South Korea, Russia, and the country is not landlocked. Some of the timezones in North Korea are UTC+09:00. The currency used in North Korea is North Korean won (KPW). People in North Korea speak mostly Korean. North Korea is part of the Eastern Asia region.