North Korea , officially The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea , is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. Pyongyang is the nation’s capital and largest city. it is bordered to the south by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two. However, the territory is wholly claimed by the Republic of Korea(South) according to the constitution.
An invasion initiated by North Korea led to the Korean War (1950–1953). The Korean Armistice(সাময়িক যুদ্ধ বিরতি চুক্তি) Agreement brought about a ceasefire(যুদ্ধ বিরতি), but no peace treaty was signed.
From 1994 to 1998, North Korea suffered a famine that resulted in the deaths of between 240,000 and 420,000 people, and the country continues to struggle with food production. North Korea follows Songun, or “military-first” policy. It is the country with the highest number of military and paramilitary personnel, with a total of 9,495,000 active, reserve, and paramilitary personnel. Its active duty army of 1.21 million is the fourth largest in the world, after China, the United States, and India. It possesses nuclear weapons.
North Korea is an atheist state with no official religion and where public religion is discouraged.