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Gangwon
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Province
Korean transcription(s)
• Hangul ???
• Hanja ???
• McCune?Reischauer Kangw?ndo
• Revised Romanization Gangwon-do
Flag of Gangwon
Flag Official logo of Gangwon
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Location of Gangwon
Country South Korea
Region Gwandong
(Yeongseo: western Gangwon; Yeongdong: eastern Gangwon)
Capital Chuncheon
Subdivisions 7 cities; 11 counties
Government
• Governor Choi Moon-soon (Democratic)
Area
• Total 16,875 km2 (6,515 sq mi)
Population (April, 20162)
• Total 1,564,6151
• Density 90/km2 (200/sq mi)
Metropolitan Symbols
• Flower Royal azalea
• Tree Korean pine
• Bird Red-crowned crane
ISO 3166 code KR-42
Dialect Gangwon
(Yeongseo: western Gangwon dialect; Yeongdong: eastern Gangwon dialect)
Website gwd.go.kr
Gangwon-do (Korean pronunciation: ka?.w?n.do) is a province of South Korea, with its capital at Chuncheon. It is bounded on the east part by the East Sea, and borders Gyeonggi Province to its west, and North Gyeongsang Province and North Chungcheong Province to its south. Its northern boundary is the Military Demarcation Line, separating it from North Korea’s Kangw?n Province. Before the division of Korea in 1945 Gangwon and Kangw?n formed a single province. Pyeongchang County hosted the 2018 Winter Olympics and 2018 Winter Paralympics.

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