The top-secret nation of North Korea has been making headlines lately, as Pyongyang threatened to target the U.S. and its neighbors in the South.
The U.S. has a longstanding political relationship with South Korea and will intervene if necessary. Recently, in response to the threats, the U.S. launched a series of stealth fighters and nuclear-capable B-52 bombers over South Korea.
North Korea is one of the most impoverished countries in the world, with a stagnant economy virtually closed-off from the rest of the world. Earlier this year, the NY Daily News reported that starving North Koreans were resorting to cannibalism. But Kim Jong-un cares not, and continues to build private resorts and make lux purchases.
Read on to get a glimpse of Kim Jong-un’s shockingly lavish lifestyle and North Korea, by the numbers.