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Binh Dinh


Provincial capital:
Economic potentialities:
6,076 sq km 
Qui Nhon City
An Lao, Hoai An, Hoai Nhon, Phu My, Phu Cat, Vinh Thanh, Tay Son, Tuy Phuoc, Van Canh, An Nhon
agriculture, fishery

Binh Dinh is located on the coast of Central Vietnam and is divided in four clear-cut regions: highlands, midlands, plains, and coast. It is bordered by Quang Ngai to the north, Phu Yen to the south, the East Sea to the east, and Gia Lai to the west. Binh Dinh is 1,655 km from Hanoi and is accessible either by car, train, or plane. The main ethnic groups in this area are the Kinh, Ba Na, Lo, and Cham.

The annual average temperature is 26C. The dry season lasts from December to August, and the rainy season, from September to November.

Special products of the province: silk, swallow nest, shrimp, fish, precious wood, vegetable oil, rice, marble, titanium, and handicraft articles. Binh Dinh is also the home of old folk opera, and Bai Choi folk songs.

The many historical sites include the Cham Tower, Duong Long Tower, Doi Tower, and Quang Trung Museum. The region also offers plenty of beautiful landscapes such as Quy Hoa, Hoi Van, Thi Nai Lowland, and Ham Mo Springs.

Quy Nhon, the capital city of Binh Dinh province is 1,065 km from Hanoi on National Highway 1. In the old day Quy Nhon was called Thi Nai, the name of a beautiful lake inside the city.
Quy Nhon is a seaside city whose port is accessible to 4,000 tons ships.

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