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The name North Korea is commonly used for refer to the (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) or also known as the “DPRK”. North Korea is located North of South Korea and it is east of Asia and it is in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. North Koreas capitol is Pyongyang. There is a North and South Korea because of a border called the “Korean Demilitarized Zone” or for short it’s called the (DMZ). The (DMZ) severs as a buffer zone between North Korea and South Korea. This is one of the most heavily armed borders in the world. Both the North and the South remained heavily dependent on their sponsor states from 1948 through to the outbreak of the Korean War. The war claimed over three million lives and divided the Korean Peninsula along ideological lines began on June 25, 1950 with a Soviet-sponsored DPRK invasion across the DMZ and ended in 1953 after international intervention pushed the front of the war back to near the

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