|Democratic People's Republic of Korea|
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OTL equivalent: North Korea
Kangsŏng Daeguk (Korean Romanization)
Aegukka (Korean Romanization)
|Government||Unitary Juche one-party state|
|-||Supreme Leader||Kim Jong-un|
|-||Chairman of the Assembly Presidium||Kim Yong-nam|
|-||Director of General Political Bureau||Hwang Pyong-so|
|-||Vice Chairman of Policy Bureau||Choe Ryong-hae|
|Legislature||Supreme People's Assembly|
|-||Formation||September 9, 1958|
|-||Chinese Withdrawal||October 1958|
|-||Current constitution||April 1, 2013|
|Currency||North Korean Won|
North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), is a isolationist, socialist, totalitarian state located on the upper half of the Korean Peninsula to the 38th Parallel. It is bordered by the province of Manchuria, China to the north, Russia by a few kilometers in the northeast, and its rival South Korea below the DMZ.