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Country Profile

Population (2012): 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 (2009): US$1,143 (est.)
GDP growth: Not available
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 23.3%, Industry 42.9%, Services 33.8% (2012 est.)
Urban population (2012): 60.5%
Life expectancy (2011): 68.7 years
International dialing code: (+850)