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"Kwangmyong Encyclopedia" Published
Pyongyang, March 16 (KCNA) -- The Science and Encyclopedia Press of the DPRK has recently brought out the book "Kwangmyong Encyclopedia" on world geography, mathematics and sports.

The dictionary "Geography of the World" gives general knowledge on the world geography according to geographical departmental systems in the scale of continent and knowledge on each region and each country of continents on the basis of physical geographical and historical data.

Edited in detail in the dictionary "Mathematics" with 4 parts and 28 chapters are general knowledge showing the basic contents and historical development of the mathematics.

The dictionary "Sports" consists of 3 parts and 15 chapters, which contains general theory on physical culture and sports, each sports event and all-round sports contests, and an appendix dealing with main sports facilities of the DPRK.

The press will publish "Kwangmyong Encyclopedia" which consists of 20 volumes giving the knowledge on the world history, politics, law, philosophy, economy, education, linguistics and other fields.

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