TITLE

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: North Korea;Aug2009, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the government and political conditions in North Korea. The country has a centralized government under the control of the communist Korean Workers' Party (KWP). The legislature, called the SPA, is the highest organ of state power. North Korea is divided into nine provinces and two provincial-level municipalities. Included is a list of the country's top government officials, led by Kim Jong-il, Kim Yong-nam and Sin Son-ho.
ACCESSION #
63639612

 

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