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Country Profile

Population (2014): 24.8 million
Capital: Pyongyang
Area: 120,410 sq km
Main Languages: Korean
Religions: Buddhist, Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo
Currency: North Korean Won
GDP (2009): US$28 billion (est.)
GDP per capita (2011): US$1,800
GDP growth (2012): 1.3%
GDP contribution by sector (2012): Agriculture 23.4%, Industry 47.2%, Services 29.4%
Urban population (2012): 60.5%
Life expectancy (2014): 69.1 years
International dialling code: (+850)