Flag Colors & DescriptionThe flag of North Korea consists of three horizontal bands of blue, red (center, triple width), and blue. The red band, which is edged in white contains a white disk with a red five-pointed star on the hoist side.
Population: 23,113,019 (July 2006 estimate) (growth rate): 0.84% (2006 estimate)
Gdp: $40 billion note: North Korea does not publish any reliable National Income Accounts data; the datum shown here is derived from purchasing power parity (PPP) GDP estimates for North Korea that were made by Angus Maddison in a study conducted for the OECD; (per capita): $1,800 (2006 estimate)
Government type: Communist state one-man dictatorship
Natural Resources: coal, copper, fluorspar, gold, graphite, hydropower, iron ore, lead, magnesite, pyrites, salt, tungsten, zinc