Gangwon is a province in the northeastern corner of South Korea, bordering North Korea 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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Chuncheon City is the capital Gangwon, the northeasternmost province of South Korea.

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

Seorak-san National Park, also spelled Soraksan, is a national park in Gangwon, South Korea.

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Sokcho is a city in Gangwon, South Korea. Sokcho has a population of around 84,000.

Donghae is a coastal city in Gangwon, South Korea. Donghae is a sizable port on the east coast of Gangwon province in South Korea.

Hwacheon is a county and a town in Gangwon. Hwacheon gun has many high mountains such as Mt.

Wonju is a city in Gangwon. For around ₩8,000 you can travel from the Express bus terminal in Seoul to Wonju bus terminal and the journey takes about 1 hour 45mins.

Pyeongchang is a city and a county in Gangwon. The city will host the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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

Cheorwon is a district in Gangwon in South Korea. Cheorwon lies against the DMZ and the North Korean border.

Inje is a town and a county in Gangwon province in South Korea. Inje is famous for its beautiful nature.

Goseong is in Gangwon in South Korea. Goseong is a small coastal town in the very north east of South Korea, and is very close to the DMZ border area that separates the country from North Korea.

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

Jeongseon is a town in Gangwon. Jeongseon is in the mountains in the eastern part of the Gangwon region.

Yangyang is in Gangwon. Yangyang is a small coastal city and a county in the very north east of South Korea in Gangwon province.

Yanggu is a district in Gangwon.

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