Gangwon is a province in the northeastern corner of , bordering and having a long coast along the East Sea. Remote and off the traditional tourist trail, the region is relatively undeveloped being 82% mountainous and only sparsely populated.

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is the largest coastal city in Province, third largest overall.

is a city and a county in . The city hosted the 2018 Winter Olympic and Winter Paralympic Games.

is the capital of , the northeasternmost province of .

is a city in . is a modern city of over 300,000 people to the east of Seoul.


, also spelled Soraksan, is a national park in , .

is a city in , . has a population of around 84,000.

is a coastal city in , . is a sizable port on the east coast of province in .

is a county in . gun has many high mountains such as Mt.

is a town in . It is both a name of a small town and of a bigger county.

is a district in in . lies against the DMZ and the border.

is a county in province in the far north of .

is a city in . city is located at the southernmost region of Gangwon-do, reaches out to the east coast, and Uljin in Gyeongsangbuk-do to the south.

is a city in . From , take a bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to .

is a county in in . is a county in the very north east of , and is very close to the DMZ border area that separates the country from .

is a county in . is famous for a legend of King Danjong, who was dethroned by his uncle King Sejo and assassinated in this region.

is in . It is a name of a small town and of a bigger county of which it is the capital.

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French: Gangwon, German: Gangwon-do, Greek: Γκάνγουον-ντο, Italian: Gangwon, Korean: Kangwŏn-do, Korean: Kangwŏn, Korean: 江原, Korean: 江原道, Korean: 강원, Korean: 강원도, Korean: 까미노, Portuguese: Gangwon, Spanish: Gangwon, Gangweon Do, Kōgen-dō
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