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People. Faces. North Korea

Joseon – this is the name of the country by the inhabitants themselves. In translation it means "Country of morning freshness." Outside its borders, it is known as North Korea. Complicated, contradictory, enveloped in myths and legends in media publications. The way of life of Koreans, their mentality and culture is difficult for most Western people to understand.

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Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 07.2018
Photo Location: North Korea
Copyright: © Denis Davydenko
Photo of the Day: 08.17.18
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