Pyeongchang-eup (평창읍) is a town in South Korea and the county seat of the county of Pyeongchang. The town has a surface area of 116.31 km2 (44.91 sq mi) and a population of 9,940. It is located on the left bank of the river Pyeongchanggang.
|• Revised Romanization||Pyeongchang-eup|
|Administrative divisions||36 ri|
|• Total||116.31 km2 (44.91 sq mi)|
|Elevation||295 m (968 ft)|
|• Density||85/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Korea Standard Time)|
Its local activities include the production of tobacco, silk, and honey. It is also a tourist resort due to its location in an area popular with mountaineering and skiing activities.