10 Surprising Facts You Probably Don't Know About North Korea - King Feed

10 Surprising Facts You Probably Don't Know About North Korea

Everyone is talking about North Korea lately so we went to a deeper look into some of the country's craziest facts.


1. The Rungnado May Day stadium has more than 150,000 seats and houses the extravagant Mass Games.


2. Pot is actually legal in North Korea.


3. North Korea bases its calendar on Kim II-Sung's date of birth: 15 April 1912. It's year 105 and not 2017.



4. Visiting Kim Jong-IL'S Body is the country's most popular attraction.


5. There are only 3 TV Channels in North Korea. The government controls all 3 of them.


6. Students have to pay for chairs, desks and heating fuel.


7. They use human feces as fertilizer.


8. Half of the 24million inhabitants don't have access to basic human needs and live in extreme poverty. 



9. Subways in Pyongyang (North Korea Capital) are elaborate.


10. There are currently over 200,000 prisoners in work camps.

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