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Location East Asia Capital P'yongyang [Pyongyang] Main Religions Buddhism and confucianism but autonomous religious activities are now almost nonexistent. The majority of the people is officially non-religious. Main Language Korean History Korea became independent from Japan in 1945 and split into North Korea (officially, Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and South Korea in 1948. International Oval (none) ISO Code KP
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