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Ten Things You Might Not Know About North Korea

25 million people live in the secluded and impoverished country of North Korea. Here are 10 facts that you probably don't know and could change the way you view this nation.

1 A defunct propaganda town is located on South Korea's border to entice South Koreans who want to defect to North Korea.

2. Neither Western nor South Korean products are permitted in that nation. China and Russia are their main trading partners.

3. Because the government believes that jeans are a product of the West, people are not permitted to wear them.

4. Despite having one of the largest standing militaries, North Korea ranks 51st in terms of population. Almost 4.7 percent of the population is employed there.

5. Elections are held every five years, but for the position of Supreme People's Assembly deputy in their district, the ballots only list the name of one candidate. Kim chooses more than have of the parliamentarians to ensure they sing to his turns.

6. Getting married to a foreigner is frowned upon. Although it is not technically prohibited, society nonetheless views it as rather taboo. The government also imposes onerous standards as a covert method to discourage it. Law does not allow marrying a foreigner.

7. You must publicly express your sorrow over the death of counter the y's Supreme leader. For individuals who failed to show sorrow, the government imposed a minimum sentence of six months in a labor camp.

8. North Korea's inflation rate hit an all-time high of 4376.00 percent. It can fluctuate up to a certain extent when converting W5,000 to dollars. USA led UN Security Council to impose crushing economic sanctions after Supreme Leader Kim developed nuclear weapons.

9. In many areas of the nation, almost every road is empty because there are few vehicles.

10. Numerous farmers grow cannabis. It is one of the main sources of revenue for the regime.

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