What role does the North Korean government play in their economy? How does this impact the lives and choices of the citizens in this country?
North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. Pyongyang is both the nation's capital as well as its largest city. To the north and northwest the country is bordered by China and by Russia along the Amnok and Tumen rivers. The country is bordered to the south by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone separating the two.