The official language of the Republic of North Korea is Korean and the dialect is based on Munhwaŏ
which has a slight variation from that spoken by their neighbors-South Korea.
Language of North Korea
This dialect influenced the modern Korean spoken in the Republic.
It is the dialect spoken in Pyongyang, the province
of Chagang in North Korea,
and the Chinese province of Liaoning.
The Pyongan Dialect
This dialect is spoken in
city Kaesong, as well as Changping and Kaepung counties.
This language is common in the Seoul National Capital Area as well as at the larger Gyeonggi province.
If you are asked a question about the standard variant of the Korean language spoken in North Korea, the answer to that is Munhwaŏ Dialect.
The ascendancy to prominence of this dialect happened in 1966.
The Gyeonggi dialect is the basis of the official Korean language recognized in South Korea.
This is the dominant language in Seoul National Capital Area which includes the Incheon and Seoul Cities together with Gyeonggi Province.
This is different from the dialect used in the mainland of South Korea and it is referred to as the language of the locals.
It is spoken in South Korea’s Jeju Province. This language is majorly used by the older generation of South Koreans.
The Jeju dialect
This is yet another dialect in South Korea and it is used by communities that are found in the Yeongnam region.
This dialect is different from standard Korean
This dialect is majorly used in the Honam region including Gwangju region.
You will find this dialect in use in the Chuncheong region as well as in