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North Korea

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People

The people of North Korea are restricted from access to any outside information. Internet and cell phones are banned in the country. All citizens are conditioned from birth to believe that North Korea is the best country in the world, America is the worst and the leaders of their country are all-powerful and in some cases, descended from god.


Religion

North Korean's have full freedom of religion. However, estimates by Religious Intelligence UK say that over 60% of North Korean citizens have no religion at all. This is likely due to the lack of outside information. The rest of the population is divided among Korean Shamanism, Cheondoism, Buddhism, and Christianity.


Language

The primary language of North Korea is Korean. The literacy rate is 99% in males and females above 15 years old. Despite the high literacy rate there are many dialects throughout the country.


Weather

In the summer and spring the temperatures are fairly cool, never going above 80 degrees. The winters are cold and very long. It is best to go in summer if you don't like the cold.


Geography

North Korea is roughly the size of Mississippi. It is mostly hills and mountains separated by deep valleys. There are coastal plains in the west with discontinuous coastal plains in the east. North Korea is full of beautiful forests.


Places to Visit

Cuba

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People

The Cuban people have limited rights of expression, religion and press. Most emigration by citizens is illegal. The Cuban people have an overall negative opinion of their government which is why it is common for Cubans to defect to America.


Language

99.8% of Cuban citizens are literate. The official language is Spanish but, as with with many countries there remain a multitude of dialects throughout the country. The country of Cuba even has its own sign language known as Cuban Sign Language.


Culture

Cuba is famous for music and dancing. These include Salsa, Rumba and Mambo, all of which are variations of Son. Cuban cuisine is a blend of Spanish and Caribbean styles. Though because of food rationing meals of this nature has become more rare.


Religion

Until 1992 Cuba identified as largely atheist. Now the major religion in Cuba is Christianity at 59% with unidentified or atheist being 23% and 17% being folk religion such as Santeria and Palo.


Geography

The country of Cuba is a group of islands the largest of which is named Cuba. Cuba is located 90 miles away from America across the Straits of Florida. The island of Cuba is the 17th largest island in the world based on land area.


Climate

Cuba has an overall tropical climate. On top of being located near the equator warm water brought in by the Caribbean Current warms Cuba more than other areas at similar longitudes.


Things to See in Cuba