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North Korea

Definition/Scope: Country in East Asia. It occupies the northern portion of the Korean peninsula, which juts out from the Asian mainland between the Sea of Japan (East Sea) and the Yellow Sea. The country is bordered by China and Russia to the north and by the Republic of Korea (South Korea) to the south.



Used For:

Korea, North

Acronym:

KN
KP (Army)
PRK

Broader Terms:

Far East
independent states (by name)

Narrower Terms:

Chongju, North Korea
Hamhung, North Korea
Hungam, North Korea
Hwanhae, North Korea
Kaesong, North Korea
Kanggye, North Korea
Kumchangni, North Korea
Kumho, North Korea
Kusong, North Korea
Munchon, North Korea
Myohyang, North Korea
Nanam, North Korea
Ojong-ni, North Korea
Pyongsan, North Korea
Pyongsong, North Korea
Pyongyang, North Korea
Sinpo, North Korea
Sunchon, North Korea
Taechon, North Korea
Unggi, North Korea
Wonsan, North Korea
Yomsogol, North Korea
Yongbyon, North Korea

Related Terms:

Korean Central News Agency
UN members


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