Estimate population 24,589,200 - Capital City: P'yongyang
North Korea's official name is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Magnificent major mountain ranges include the Nangnim Mountains, and the Taebaek Mountains. Two notable peaks of interest are Mount Paektu, and Kumgang.
Korean is their official language which could come in handy if you plan to visit one of the following busy cities, Pyongyang, Hamhung, Chongjin, or Nampo. Their monetary unit is 1 won = 100 chon. which you'll need to purchase if you plan on doing some wonderful shopping.
In Pyongyang you'll find the 'Museum of the Revolution' which features a statue of Kim Il Sung. South of Pyongyang is the 'Taesongsan Pleasure Ground' where amusement rides, hikes along mountain paths, a Zoo, a Botanical Garden, and the Mausoleum of Revolutionary Martyrs can be found.