- Posible host county in South Korea (also known as KOR) for a future winter Olympics
- South Korean Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yu-na makes Pyeongchang's case to host the 2018 Winter Olympics at the IOC's technical briefing in 2011. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/olympics/05/08/pyeongchang.oly.ap/index.html
Pyeongchang County (Pyeongchang-gun) is a county in Gangwon province, South Korea and the third largest county in the country. It is located in the Taebaek Mountains region, and is the most famous winter sports centre of South Korea (also known as KOR) . It is also home to a number of famous Buddhist temples, including Woljeongsa. Pyeongchang County is located approximately 180 km east of Seoul, the capital of South Korea.