Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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North Korea

Global Sourcebook | Index | Properties

NORTH KOREA
NORTH KOREA

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

North Korea - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

850

Car nationality plate code

ISO 3166 country codes

Internet country code

KP

GRC Country Code

NKO

North Korea - Number format

   1,234.45

(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

North Korea - Languages

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The national language is Korean External.

North Korea - Example address formats

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When addresses are transliterated they are often also translated, as with the examples above.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

North Korea - Postal codes

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North Korea has no postal code system.

North Korea - Postal code format

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North Korea - Postal code specifics

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North Korea - Postal code regular expression

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North Korea - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in North Korea

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Refer to Exonyms in North Korea for full lists of place names in North Korea in other languages.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

North Korea - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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North Korea has 9 provinces External (do) and 2 municipalities (si, shown in the list below with an asterisk):

    Chagang-do External (Chagang Province)
    Hamgyong-bukto External (North Hamgyong Province)
    Hamgyong-namdo External (South Hamgyong Province)
    Hwanghae-bukto External (North Hwanghae Province)
    Hwanghae-namdo External (South Hwanghae Province)
    Kangwon-do External (Kangwon Province)
    Najin Sonbong-si External * (Najin City)
    P'yongan-bukto External (North P'yongan Province)
    P'yongan-namdo External (South P'yongan Province)
    P'yongyang-si External * (P'yongyang City)
    Yanggang-do External (Yanggang Province)

Telephone numbers in North Korea

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North Korean area codes vary in length between 1 and 4 digits, with subscriber numbers varying in length between 3 and 13 numbers. Full numbers vary in length between 7 and 17 digits. Mobile numbers have the area code 191 and subscriber numbers of 7 digits.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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