Korea, North

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Korea, North

Official name:Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Capital:Pyongyang
Area:total: 120,540 sq km
water: 130 sq km
land: 120,410 sq km
Climate:temperate with rainfall concentrated in summer
Location:Eastern Asia, northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Korea Bay and the Sea of Japan, between China and South Korea
Geographic coordinates:40 00 N, 127 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than Mississippi
Land boundaries:total: 1,673 km
border countries: China 1,416 km, South Korea 238 km, Russia 19 km
Coastline:2,495 km
Terrain:mostly hills and mountains separated by deep, narrow valleys; coastal plains wide in west, discontinuous in east
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Sea of Japan 0 m
highest point: Paektu-san 2,744 m

Map of Korea, North

Map of Korea, North

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