Winter Olympics Host City Location

Listed here are all the Winter Olympic Games host cities and their distance from the equator (data prior to 2020 Olympics). The data is provided by Hank Wisniewski of Austin, Texas, U.S.A. See a similar list for the Summer Olympics. See the full list of host cities.

WINTER OLYMPICS HOST CITIES CLOSEST to the EQUATOR:

1.       Nagano, Japan (1998; 36.63° N)

2.       PyeongChang, South Korea (2018; 37.37° N)

3.       Squaw Valley, United States (1960; 39.20° N)

4.       Salt Lake City, United States (2002; 40.75° N)

5.       Sapporo, Japan (1972; 43.07° N)

WINTER OLYMPICS HOST CITIES FARTHEST from the EQUATOR:

1.       Lillehammer, Norway (1994; 61.13° N)

2.       Oslo, Norway (1952; 59.95° N)

3.       Calgary, Canada (1988; 51.05° N)

4.       Vancouver, Canada (2010; 49.25° N)

5.       Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (1936; 47.50° N)

 

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