note: The correct spelling/format for the county name is being used in the article title. PyeongChang is being used for the 2018 Winter Olympics and Parlympics to further differentiate the location from the North Korean capital of Pyongyang.
Pyeongchang is county located in the northeast corner of South Korea. The county is located about 180 km (110 miles) east of Seoul. The county is hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics and 2018 Winter Paralympics. The county has a population of 43,666 as of 2013.