Cultural Awareness Of North Korea Essay

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This essay will cover the cultural awareness of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is also known as North Korea. The U.S. Army defines culture as a “dynamic social system” containing the values, beliefs, behaviors, and norms of a “specific group, organization, society, or other collectively” learned shared, internalized, and changeable by all members of the society. Cultural is defined by Webster’s dictionary as the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time. : A particular society that has its owns beliefs, ways of life, art, etc. : A way of thinking, behaving, or working that exist in a place or organization. This essay covers terrain, infrastructure, communication,
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North Korea is a communist state. The capital of North Korea is Pyongyang, the country consists of 9 provinces and 2 municipalities. The legal system of North Korea is based on the Prussian model, a system influenced by Japans traditions and communist legal theories. The government is built like most governments such as, head of the government (congress), cabinets (senate), and the chief of state (president). Elections are held, for head of government, cabinets, and judges much like the rest of the world. The economy of North Korea is considered to be a closed economy due to the country having the least open economic trade with the rest of the world. What little trade with the world that the country conducts is with China and the trade is considered minimal. The trade consists of item such as but not limited to: minerals, metallurgical, textiles, manufacture products, grain, and fish. The country has few imports as well and as with its exports, trade is conducted with China. The imported items consist of: coal, oil, machinery, grains, textiles, and equipment. The work force for North Korea is estimated to be 14 million working personnel with a population estimated at 25,115,311. Transportation of North Korea is similar to the rest of the world except smaller. The country’s transportation consists of trains, planes, ships, commercial vehicles, and personal transportation for civilian. The …show more content…
General assessment of the communication for North Korea is adequate system, suitable nationwide fiber-optic system, and cellular service is primarily in the capital but does expand beyond the edge of the capital. North Korea has satellites in orbit aiding in the communication realm. The country has independent media, radio and TV all of which are pre-tuned to government stations. Outside communication is banned and jammed by the

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