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A crater lake at Chun Jee at Paektu in northwest North Korea
A crater lake at Chun Jee at Paektu in northwest North Korea

Source: GNU license

A Korean Soldier in the Anti-Japanese Volunteer Armies, in the first half of the 20th century.
A Korean Soldier in the Anti-Japanese Volunteer Armies, in the first half of the 20th century.

Source: Public Domain-Japanese Government

An image of the Mass Games (Arirang Performance) celebrated on the anniversary of Kim Il-sung's birth
An image of the Mass Games (Arirang Performance) celebrated on the anniversary of Kim Il-sung's birth

Source: GNU license

Another view of Pyongyang from Juche Tower
Another view of Pyongyang from Juche Tower

Source: GNU license-Gilad Rom

Flag of North Korea
Flag of North Korea
Former North Korean President Kim Il-sung with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter
Former North Korean President Kim Il-sung with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter

Source: Tong Kim

Image of Kim Jong-il, current President of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Image of Kim Jong-il, current President of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Source: Public Domain-Work of DPRK Government

Image of the Arirang Performance. Orchestrated sign display by the audience, May Day 2002
Image of the Arirang Performance. Orchestrated sign display by the audience, May Day 2002

Source: Peter Crowcroft

Kim Il-Sung, Premier of DPRK 1948-1972, President from 1972 to 1994. Primarily responsible for establishing the ideology of juche.
Kim Il-Sung, Premier of DPRK 1948-1972, President from 1972 to 1994. Primarily responsible for establishing the ideology of juche.

Source: Public Domain-Work of DPRK Government

Lake Samilpo in the Kumgangsan Mountains. A "special tourist area" operated by Hyundai Corporation
Lake Samilpo in the Kumgangsan Mountains. A "special tourist area" operated by Hyundai Corporation
Monument to the Worker's Party of Korea
Monument to the Worker's Party of Korea

Source: GNU license

Pyongyang from the Juche Tower, facing West. Kim Il-sung Square in the Center, which is in front of the Grand People's Study House. To the right is the Ryugyong Hotel (the large triangular building)
Pyongyang from the Juche Tower, facing West. Kim Il-sung Square in the Center, which is in front of the Grand People's Study House. To the right is the Ryugyong Hotel (the large triangular building)

Source: GNU license

The Coat of Arms of North Korea
The Coat of Arms of North Korea
The Tower of Juche in Pyongyang.
The Tower of Juche in Pyongyang.

Source: Martyn Williams, via Creative Commons

The Unification Monument in Pyongyang, celebrating Korean cooperation.
The Unification Monument in Pyongyang, celebrating Korean cooperation.

Source: GNU license

Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center 5 MWe experimental Magnox reactor, North Korea.
Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center 5 MWe experimental Magnox reactor, North Korea.

Source: U.S Congress-Senate Staff Keith Luse