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Korea (North)


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    • Korean People's Republic
    • People's Democratic Republic of Korea
    • Koreĭskai︠a︡ Narodno-Demokraticheskai︠a︡ Respublika
    • Korea (North Korean Government)
    • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
    • North Korea
    • KNDR
    • Chʻao-hsien min chu chu i jen min kung ho kuo
    • Koreai Népi Demokratikus Köztársaság
    • Korea (Democratic People's Republic)
    • K.N.D.R.
    • K.R.L.D.
    • Korea (People's Democratic Republic)
    • Korean People's Democratic Republic
    • Chōsen Minshu Shugi Jinmin Kyōwakoku
    • Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk
    • KRLD
    • Koreańska Republika Ludowo-Demokratyczna
    • Kūriyā al-Dīmuqrāṭīyah
    • D.P.R.K.
    • DPRK
    • Corée du Nord
    • República Popular Democrática de Corea
    • Corea (North)
    • North Korean Interim Government
    • Chosun Minchu-chui Inmin Konghwa-guk
    • Chaoxian minzhu zhuyi renmin gongheguo
    • 朝鲜民主主义人民共和国
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        North
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        Asia
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        Far East
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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))
    • found: Chaoxian zhong yang li shi bo wu guan, 1979:title page (朝鲜民主主义人民共和国 = Chaoxian minzhu zhuyi renmin gongheguo)
    • found: LAC internal file, June 8, 2022(access point: Korea (North); variants: Democratic People's Republic of Korea; Korea (Democratic People's Republic); North Korea; People's 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.]
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    • 1981-11-24: new
    • 2022-06-09: revised
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