Languages of Korea, North
Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Chosun Minchu-chui Inmin Konghwa-guk. 22,697,553. National or official language: Korean. Literacy rate: 91% to 99%. Also includes Chinese (51,000). Information mainly from B. Comrie 1987. Blind population: 110,000 (1982 WCE). The number of languages listed for Korea, North is 1.
20,000,000 in North Korea (1986).
Dialects: Hamgyongdo (North Hamgyongdo, South Hamgyongdo), P'yong'ando (North P'yong'ando, South P'yong'ando), Hwanghaedo.
Classification: Language Isolate