15 Interesting Facts about North Korea(You will be shocked after Reading).

North Korea is considered one of the most bizarre, unique and isloation nation. People here are asked to follow many such rules, which might sound weird to us but for them its common. 

Here are some Facts about North Korea. You will be shocked after Reading. So Let's Start. 

1. In North Korea, celebrations on 8th July and 17th July are not permitted, even a person cannot celebrate his birthday. The reason is that Kim Sung II and Kim Jong II had died on 8th July and 17th July respectively.

2. Parents who send their kids to school are required to provide their own desks and chairs. 

3. North Korea has a Space Agency called N.A.D.A. It means “nothing” in Spanish and only has a 20% Success rate.

4. North Korea follows a “three generations of punishment” rule, meaning that if one person violated the law or sent to prison, their children, parents and grandparents are sent to work with them.

5. Wearing jeans is banned in North Korea as it is seen as a sign of American imperialism.

6. North Korea has such a food shortage that not even the citizens of capital city Pyongyang can afford 3 meals per day.

7. There are 28 approved hairstyles for men with a condition that they can’t grow their hair longer than 2 inches.

8. They don't have the previlege to access YouTube or Facebook. Their only internet is Kyangmyong and even to use this , you need to seek permission from the government .

9. North Koreans have an option of switching through only 4 TV channels. The television sets are designed such a way that they do not pick up signals from outside the country.

10. It is almost impossible in North Korea to purchase an expensive sports car due to the sanctions from the United Nations and the European Union.

11. North Koreans are not allowed to go for vacations abroad. This is a violation of human rights, but the people of North Korea are probably unaware of this fact.

12. North Korea holds “elections” every five years with only one candidate participating in the elections. Voting is mandatory in country with voter turnout is 100%

13.  In North Korea, they don’t like the country to be called ‘North Korea’, but prefer being called just ‘Korea’.

14. Most countries have 5 working days or maybe 6 working days but North Korea has 7 working days. On the 7th day they have to work “Voluntarily”. 

15. North Korea has mandatory military service for both men and women.

These are some of the facts about North Korea. I hope you will enjoy it. 

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