Pyeongchang

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Pyeongchang
평창군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Pyeongchang-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer P'yŏngch'ang-gun[1]
Official logo of Pyeongchang
Emblem of Pyeongchang
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country South Korea
Region Gangwon
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 7 myeon
Area
 • Total 1,463.65 km2 (565.12 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 43,666
 • Density 30/km2 (80/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gangwon
Time zone utc+9

Pyeongchang is a city in the Republic of Korea. They will host the 2018 Winter Olympics and the 2018 Winter Paralympics.[2]

The town has many mountains, with a lot of snow in the winter. As of 2013, its population was about 44,000.

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Coordinates: 37°22′N 128°24′E / 37.367°N 128.400°E / 37.367; 128.400