North Korea Geography
The information below contains geography information for North Korea, including climate, weather,
cities, and area information. You can also check out the
North Korea Country Page for additional
North Korea People
North Korea Government
North Korea Economy
North Korea History
Geography of North Korea
Area: 120,410 sq. km. (47,000 sq. mi.), about the size of Mississippi.
Cities: Capital--Pyongyang. Other cities--Hamhung, Chongjin, Wonsan, Nampo, and Kaesong.
Terrain: About 80% of land area is moderately high mountains separated by deep, narrow valleys and small, cultivated plains. The remainder is lowland plains covering small, scattered areas.
Climate: Long, cold, dry winters; short, hot, humid, summers.