North Korea Abbreviations

KP is the abbreviation for North Korea, the 97th largest country in the world. Officially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, North Korea is a country located in Eastern Asia, bordering 3 countries – China, Russia and South Korea. Pyongyang is the capital city of North Korea. Major cities include Pyongyang (population: 3,221,989), Hamhung (population: 559,045), Namp’o (population: 454,989), Sunch’ŏn (population: 436,989), Hŭngnam (population: 346,071), Kaesong (population: 338,144), Wonsan (population: 329,196), Chongjin (population: 326,989), Sariwŏn (population: 310,089), and Sinuiju (population: 288,101).

Country Profile

  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Language: Korean
  • Area: 120,540 km2
  • Population: 25,368,609
  • Currency: Korean People’s won (₩) (KPW)
  • Time zone: UTC+9
  • Calling code: 850
  • ISO 2-Letter Abbreviation: KP
  • UN 3-Letter Abbreviation: PRK
  • Internet TLD: .kp
  • State Government Website:

Map of North Korea

List of North Korea Acronyms

The most commonly used abbreviations about North Korea are KP which stands for North Korea and KPW which means Korean People’s won (North Korea currency). In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to North Korea, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.

KP: North Korea

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