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Type of site
Web portal
Available inEnglish, Korean, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Chinese, Japanese and Arabic[1]
OwnerKorea Computer Center[1]
Created byForeign Languages Publishing House[2]
Current statusOnline

Naenara (Korean내나라; lit. my nation)[1] is the official web portal of the North Korean government.[3] It was the first website in North Korea, and was created in 1996.[4] The portal's categories include politics, tourism, music, foreign trade, arts, press, information technology, history, and "Korea is One".[5]

The website carries publications such as The Pyongyang Times, The Democratic People's Republic of Korea [ko; de; zh] magazine, Korea Today magazine and Foreign Trade magazine along with Korean Central News Agency news.[1]

South Korean users' access to the site has been blocked by South Korean authorities since 2011[6] and as of 17 July 2014 the website remained blocked.[7]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Naenara". North Korea Tech. March 12, 2012. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  2. ^ "Naenara". Foreign Languages Publishing House. 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  3. ^ Weiser, Martin (31 October 2016). "On Reading North Korean Media: The Curse of the Web". Sino-NK. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  4. ^ 주성하 (2010-04-30). "남한 밀수 컴퓨터에 '야동' 가득 '누리꾼 체육대회'로 채팅방 전격 폐쇄". The Dong-a Ilbo. p. 3. Retrieved 2021-03-31.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "Korea Is One".
  6. ^ Martyn Williams (January 14, 2011). "South Korea steps up blocking of DPRK sites". North Korea Tech. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  7. ^ "The North Korean Website List". North Korea Tech. July 17, 2014. Retrieved January 11, 2015.

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