North Korea

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North Korea is part of:
Asia & Pacific · Eastern Asia ·
Water Basins of North Korea:
Amur · Han · Tumen · Yalu ·
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Capital Pyongyang
Neighbouring Countries China, Russia, South Korea
Total Area 120,540 km2
  - Water 130 km2 (0.11%) / 11 m2/ha
  - Land 120,410 km2
Coastline 2,495 km
Population 22,487,660 (187 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.766 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $26,200 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $1,800
National UN Presence
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 28,971 km2 (24.06%)
     - Arable 26,972 km2 (22.4%)
     - Permanent Crops 1,999 km2 (1.66%)
     - Irrigated 14,600 km2
  - Non cultivated 663 km2 (75.94%)
Average Annual RainfallD mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 77.1 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 9.02 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 55%
  - For Domestic Use 20%
  - For Industrial Use 25%
  - Per Capita 401 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
  - Improved Sanitation 44%
     - Urban population 58%
     - Rural population 60%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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