8 Photos That Show The Difference Between South And North Korea

Just take two nations and compare, you will find more similarities than differences. Take Paris or China/Japan or Australia/America or Pakistan/India and some other country as examples. You’ll come to know that the difference is only in the outer appearance of the people. Here the South and North Korea exhibit some amazing differences.

This article shows you 8 photos of South and North Korea to witness the differences between those two countries.


North Korea has a lesser infrastructure when comparing to South Korea. When it comes to the development of public infrastructure the South Koreans are super innovative.


South Korea has move way ahead of other nations, tightly embracing all the available technologies. But, North Korea lags far behind with its policy of abstinence from the internet or other technologies.


South Korea has become the hub of pop-culture and home to many of its famous artists while the dictatorial regime of North Korea has proven somewhat detrimental to the enjoyments of the youth therein.

Vehicular density

The more developed South Korea has lot of cars and also proper parking facilities while North Korea has the facility alright, but less cars to use it.


South Korea is travelling on technologically advanced hi-tech trains with all modern amenities while North Korea still holds on to its old coaches.


The roads of South Korea are well-developed, maintained and complete with an optimized signaling system just like other public infrastructures while North Korea still has those old, country roads, even though they may be paved.

Beach life

South Korean youngsters are high on life and they have many means to be that way while the North Koreans are in a quite miserable state. Their beaches are filled with only local children who are playing childish games.

Public amenities

You can just see the difference between the two railway stations. The North Korean’s station is visibly malnourished and underdeveloped while Southern station is brimming with judicious use of available technology.

The massive trench between the degrees of development in the two nations is the one thing that these images highlight. One nation has been forward-looking and has achieved laudable heights while the other has been quite regressive in its approach towards progress.

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