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    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.