North Korea’s Ryugyong Hotel is the world’s tallest unoccupied building, according to Guinness World Records. The 105-storey pyramid-shaped skyscraper is 330 metre high. Construction of the building began in 1987 and took 25 years to be completed, after being halted on several occasions. Plans were made to open the hotel in 2012, and then in 2013, but were later cancelled.
Did You Know?
North Korea is the world’s only nation to currently have a US Navy ship captured.
North Korea is not communist anymore. Since 2009, their ideology is “Juche.”
North Korea is the world’s only necrocracy: a government that still operates under the rules of a former, dead leader.
North Korea has one of the fourth largest standing army in the world. It is estimated that the North Korean army has approximately 1.190 million men in their army. The United States has approximately 1.369 million.
N Koreans born after the Korean War are about 2 inches shorter than South Koreans on average. This height difference is attributed to the fact that 6 million North Koreans are in need of food, and one-third of children are chronically malnourished.
Kim Jon-un killed his uncle by throwing him naked in a cage of 120 hungry dogs. He then killed his entire blood line.