Bizarre Interesting Facts About North Korea

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Fact #1

Only military and government officials can own motor vehicles.

Fact #2

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North Korea has 28 state-approved haircuts: 18 for women and 10 for men.

Fact #3

North Korea spent about one third of its national income on the military, according to a 2011 report from the South Korean government.

Fact #4

Blue jeans are illegal in North Korea because they're considered a symbol of American imperialism.

Fact #5

Electric power largely shuts down at night, and the homes that have electricity often receive only a few hours per day.

Fact #6

North Korea scored a goal against Brazil in the 2010 World Cup. This is one of the interesting North Korea facts.

Fact #7

Annual GDP per capita is about $1,800, which ranks 197th in the world, according to the CIA World Factbook. The GDP is 18 times higher in South Korea.

Fact #8

The number of people available for military service in North Korea is 2.5 times the population of Norway.

Fact #9

Every home and business in North Korea has a radio tuned to a government-controlled frequency that can't be turned off, only turned down.

Fact #10

Schoolchildren provide their own desks and chairs, and money to pay for heat. Some students are forced to produce goods for the government. Some parents keep their children home by bribing teachers to keep quiet.

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