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Korea (North)


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    • us: Korean People's Republic
    • us: People's Democratic Republic of Korea
    • us: Koreĭskai͡a Narodno-Demokraticheskai͡a Respublika
    • us: Korea (North Korean Government)
    • us: Democratic People's Republic of Korea
    • us: North Korea
    • us: KNDR
    • us: Chʻao-hsien min chu chu i jen min kung ho kuo
    • us: Koreai Népi Demokratikus Köztársaság
    • us: Korea (Democratic People's Republic)
    • us: K.N.D.R
    • us: K.R.L.D
    • us: Korea (People's Democratic Republic)
    • us: Korean People's Democratic Republic
    • us: Chōsen Minshu Shugi Jinmin Kyōwakoku
    • us: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk
    • us: KRLD
    • us: Koreańska Republika Ludowo-Demokratyczna
    • us: Kūriyā al-Dīmuqrāṭīyah
    • us: D.P.R.K
    • us: DPRK
    • us: Corée du Nord
    • us: República Popular Democrática de Corea
    • us: Corea (North)
    • us: North Korean Interim Government
    • us: Chosun Minchu-chui Inmin Konghwa-guk
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        North
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  • Sources

    • found: Reunification program of the DPRK, 1982:t.p. (DPRK) text (North Korea; DPRK)
    • found: Brulé, J. P. La Corée de Nord de Kim Il-sung, c1982:t.p. (Corée du Nord)
    • found: Corcuera, A. Corea, monte de diamante, 1984:p. 7, etc. (República Popular Democrática de Corea)
    • found: Politics of North Korea, c1979:p. 46, etc. (North Korean Provisional People's Committee, est. 2-8-46, with Kim Il-sung as chairman; precursor of regime that was est. later; adopted a constitution, 5-1-48; members of Supreme People's Assembly elected 8-25-48; the Assembly met in Pyongyang, 9-3-48, ratifying the Constitution of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea; Soviet Union recognized that regime on 10-12-48)
    • found: Kim, J.A. Divided Korea, 1975:p. 94, etc. (Five Provinces Temporary People's Committee changed its name to North Korean Interim People's Committee, 2-8-46; it was henceforth to be the central focus of political control, under Soviet command, in North Korea, carrying out such functions as est. a Central Bank, planning and overseeing implementation of land reform, and nationalizing industry; on 2/21-22/47, Interim People's Committee replaced by People's Committee, no longer called "Interim", consisting of 22 members)
    • found: The statesman's year-book, 1995-1996:p. 846 (North Korea; Chosun Minchu-chui Inmin Konghwa-guk (People's Democratic Republic of Korea))
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Includes the old catalog headings: Korea (Territory under Soviet occupation, 1945-1948); Korea (North Korean Interim Government, 1946-1948); Korea (Democratic People's Republic)]
    • [Unused subdivision: Delegation to the U.S.S.R. and Other Fraternal People's Democracies.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-11-24: new
    • 2018-07-25: revised
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