North Korea is a country in Eastern Asia occupying the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. It borders the Korea Bay and the Sea of Japan between China and South Korea. North Korea is composed of mountains and uplands, separated by deep and narrow valleys. The government system is a communist state one-man dictatorship; the chief of state is the president, and the head of state is the State Affairs Commission Chairman. North Korea has a command economy in which the central government directs the economy regarding the production and distribution of goods.