Things Everyone Should Know About North Korea

North Korea has been a mystery to most westerners for many years, and everyone knows to be at least a little bit worried about the nation's young and unstable leader, Kim Jong-Un. Following in his father, Kim Jong-Il's footsteps, Kim Jong-Un's tirades have made headlines around the world.

Those are all things that people know about this nation. Everyone knows it's run by a young man whose family has been fed anti-western rhetoric since the dawn of this empire. North Korea is known for being tenacious in its efforts to catch up to the rest of the world.

But there has to be more to it, right? There has to be more to a small nation filled with over 24 million people. Well, there is. It's just hard to see past the smokescreen.

So, for everyone out there wondering about this reclusive and secretive nation, we've found some interesting facts. Some of them are interesting, others disheartening, while others still are just a little bit off the wall. How many of these did you know?