TITLE

East Asia: The Data File on North Korea

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Asia & Its Many Cultures;2005, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on East Asian country North Korea. North Korea occupies the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. Its official name if democratic People's republic of Korea. Korean language is widely used by its people and they inclined towards Buddhism, Chondoism, and Confucianism as their major religions. Evidence suggests that people were living on the Korean peninsula some 70,000 years ago. Gojoseon was the first major Korean state, founded around 2333 B.C.E., and lasted until about 206 B.C.E. As with many totalitarian states, North Korea is officially atheistic
ACCESSION #
19879860

 

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