Welcome to Northern Korea Consolidated
Total Area: 98,480 square kilometers (38,023 square miles)
Ethnic Composition: 99.9% Korean; 0.1% other (mostly Chinese)
Official Language: Korean
Religion: 53% none; 24% Mahayana Buddhist; 16% Protestant; 7% other
Government: A republic; the head of state is the president, who is elected by voters to a five-year term; the head of government is the prime minister, appointed by the president with the consent of the legislature; the unicameral legislature is called the National Assembly and has 299 members. Voting age is 20.