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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Popular Destinations

is a city and a county in Gangwon. The city hosted the 2018 Winter Olympic and Winter Paralympic Games. Photo: Kalatpadai, CC0.

is the largest coastal city in Gangwon Province, third largest overall. Photo: bryan retreat, CC BY 2.0.

is the capital of Gangwon Province in South Korea. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the most populous city in Gangwon province, . Photo: usaghumphreys, CC BY 2.0.


is a city in Gangwon province, . Photo: swimparallel, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a city in the southernmost region of Gangwon-do. Photo: hanuska, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a city in Gangwon Province, . Photo: cezzie901, CC BY 2.0.

is a city in Gangwon, . It's quite a sleepy city and is known as a gateway to , which is a 30 minute bus ride from the central hub. Photo: hanuska, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a county in the province of Gangwon-do, . Photo: koreanet, CC BY-SA 2.0.

County, also spelled Chorwon, is a county in Gangwon Province, . Photo: Beeniru, CC BY-SA 3.0.

County is a county in Gangwon Province, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

County is a county in Gangwon Province, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is in Gangwon. It is a name of a small town and of a bigger county of which it is the capital. Photo: bryan retreat, CC BY 2.0.

is a county in Gangwon Province, . Photo: Misiryeong, CC BY-SA 4.0.

County is a county in Gangwon Province, . Photo: kormnd, CC BY-SA 2.0.

County is a county in Gangwon Province, . Photo: Dcpeets, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a national park in South Korea. Photo: seaniz, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is located in the province of Gangwon-do, . Photo: phploveme, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an eup in northeastern City. The population numbers about 20,600, or about 7,000 households. Photo: parhessiastes, CC BY-SA 2.0.


Latitude of center
37.885° or 37° 53' 6" north
Longitude of center
127.7297° or 127° 43' 46.9" east
751 metres (2464 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1853958141
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Gangwon
  • Arabic: غانغوون
  • Arabic: غانغوون دو
  • Arabic: مقاطعة غانغوون
  • Armenian: Գանգվոն
  • Basque: Gangwon
  • Belarusian: Канвандо (Паўднёвая Карэя)
  • Belarusian: Канвандо
  • Belarusian: правінцыя Канвандо
  • Bengali: গাংওয়ান
  • Bulgarian: Кануън-до
  • Catalan: Gangwon-do
  • Cebuano: Gangwon-do
  • Central Kurdish: ھەرێمی کانگوۆن
  • Chinese: Gangwon Tō
  • Chinese: 江原道
  • Czech: Kangwon
  • Czech: Kangwŏn
  • Czech: Kangwŏndo
  • Danish: Gangwon
  • Dutch: Gangwon-do
  • English: Gangwon-do
  • English: Gangwon Province, South Korea
  • English: Gangwon Province
  • Estonian: Gangwoni provints
  • Estonian: Kangwŏni provints
  • Finnish: Gangwon
  • French: Gangwon
  • German: Gangwon-do
  • Greek: Γκάνγουον-ντο (Νότιας Κορέας)
  • Greek: Γκάνγουον-ντο
  • Greek: Επαρχία Γκάνγουον
  • Gujarati: ગંગવાન પ્રાંત
  • Hakka Chinese: Kông-ngièn-tho
  • Hausa: Gangwon Tho
  • Hebrew: גאנג וואן
  • Hindi: गैंगवॉन प्रांत, दक्षिण कोरिया
  • Hungarian: Kangvon
  • Indonesian: Gangwon
  • Italian: Gangwon
  • Japanese: 江原道 (南)
  • Japanese: 江原道
  • Kannada: ಗ್ಯಾಂಗ್ವಾನ್ ಪ್ರಾಂತ್ಯ
  • Kazakh: Канвондо
  • Korean: Kangwŏn-do
  • Korean: Kangwŏn
  • Korean: 江原
  • Korean: 江原道
  • Korean: 강원
  • Korean: 강원도 (남)
  • Korean: 강원도
  • Korean: 까미노
  • Latvian: Kanvondo province
  • Lithuanian: Kangvono provincija
  • Lombard: Gangwon-do
  • Macedonian: Кангвон
  • Malay: Gangwon
  • Marathi: गंगवान प्रांत
  • Min Dong Chinese: Gangwon Dô̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gangwon-tō
  • Mingrelian: კანვონიშ პროვინცია
  • Mongolian: Канвонь аймаг
  • Mongolian: Өмнө Солонгосын Канвонь аймаг
  • Northern Frisian: Gangwon-do
  • Norwegian: Gangwon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gangwon
  • Persian: استان گانگوون
  • Persian: گانکون-دو
  • Polish: Gangwon
  • Portuguese: Gangwon
  • Quechua: Gangwon pruwinsya
  • Romanian: Gangwon-do
  • Russian: Канвондо
  • Scots: Gangwon-do
  • Scots: Gangwon Province
  • Sinhala: ගන්ග්වොන් පළාත
  • Slovak: Kangwon-do
  • Slovak: Kangwon
  • Slovak: 江原道
  • Slovak: 강원도
  • Spanish: Gangwon
  • Spanish: Provincia de Gangwon
  • Swahili: Gangwon-do
  • Swedish: Gangwon
  • Tamil: கங்வொன்
  • Tamil: காங்வ்ன் மாகாணம்
  • Telugu: గ్యాంగ్వన్ ప్రావిన్స్
  • Telugu: గ్యాంగ్వన్ రాష్ట్రభాగం
  • Thai: จังหวัดคังว็อน
  • Turkish: Gangwon
  • Turkish: Kangvon
  • Ukrainian: Провінція Канвон
  • Urdu: گانگوان صوبہ
  • Vietnamese: Gangwon
  • Welsh: Talaith Gangwon
  • Western Panjabi: صوبہ گانگوان
  • Yue Chinese: 江原道
  • Gangweon Do
  • Kōgen-dō
  • Канвон
  • Каңвондо

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