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North Korea Table of Contents

North Korea


a country study

Federal Research Division
Library of Congress

Edited by
Andrea Matles Savada

Research Completed June 1993

The Tower of Chuch'e Idea on the bank of the Taedong River, P'yongyang, and statuary of the worker, peasant, and working intellectual in front of its base. The tower symbolizes the immortality of chuch'e--the political ideology promulgated by President Kim Il Sung--and was completed in 1982 in honor of Kim's sevenieth birthday.

Data as of June 1993 June 1993