Thanh Hoa is located in the gateway connecting the northern and southern parts of the country. It is surrounded by Hoa Binh, Ninh Binh, Nghe An, Laos, and the East Sea. Many ethnic groups live in this area, including the Kinh, Muong, Thai, H’mong, Dao, and Tho.
Famous sites include Sam Son Resort with smooth beaches, emerald waters, and a view of the Truong Le Mountain. Doc Cuoc Temple is another interesting destination in the area.
Thanh Hoa is a large province of Central Vietnam. It borders Ninh Binh to the north and Nghe An to the south. It also borders Laos to the west, and the Gulf of Bac Bo (Tonkin) to the east.
Thanh Hoa is comprised of three categories of mountain, plain and mid-land terrains. It's coastline is 102km in length. Being the dwelling place of the ancient Viets, Thanh Hoa is proud of the glorious Dong Son culture.
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