North Korea is a country in North-East Asia that borders the countries of China, Russia and South Korea and the Yellow Sea and the Sea of ​​Japan. The country was created by dividing Korea into a northern and southern part.

Official nameNoord-Korea
Surface120.538 km²
CoinNoord-Koreaanse won
time differenceUTC +8.30
Aantal Rotterdammers geboren in dit land100

Korean cuisine, aimed at the humble, is based on rice, vegetables, fish, seaweed and tofu (dubu in Korean). Typical Korean meals are known for the large number of side dishes (banchan) that accompany rice, soup and kimchi (fermented vegetables). Korean food gets its flavor from combinations of sesame oil, soy paste, soy sauce, salt, garlic, ginger and the main ingredient, chili peppers, which give the special spicy taste.

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