a republic in NE Asia, on the Sea of Japan (East Sea) and the Yellow Sea: established
in 1948 as a people's republic; mostly rugged and mountainous, with fertile lowlands
in the west Language: Korean. Currency: won. Capital: Pyongyang. Pop: 24 720 407 (2013
est). Area: 122 313 sq km (47 225 sq miles)Official name: Democratic People's Republic of KoreaKorean name: Chosŏn
Translations for 'North Korea'
British English: North KoreaNorth Korea is a republic in north-east Asia.nɔːθ kəˈrɪəNOUN