Hoa Thủy is a commune (xã) Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. Local economy is mainly agricultural, rice production and cattle breeding. It is served by My Duc Railway Station on Hanoi–Saigon Railway, 26 km south of Đồng Hới Railway Station.
Brittle stars or ophiuroids are echinoderms in the class Ophiuroidea closely related to starfish. They crawl across the sea floor using their flexible arms for locomotion. The ophiuroids generally have five long, slender, whip-like arms which may reach up to 60 cm (24 in) in length on the largest specimens. They are also known as serpent stars; the New Latin class name Ophiuroidea is derived from the Ancient Greek ὄφις, meaning "serpent".
Nam Định is a province in the Red River Delta region of northern Vietnam.
Phú Yên is a coastal province in the South Central Coast of Vietnam. It is the easternmost province of Vietnam's mainland.
Lệ Thủy is a district of Quảng Bình Province in the North Central Coast of Vietnam. The district borders Quảng Ninh District on the north, Vĩnh Linh District on the south, Laos on the west. Lệ Thủy central is 40 km south of the provincial capital Đồng Hới. The district government seat is Kiến Giang Township. The district area is 1420.52 km2, population: 140,804 (1998). Lệ Thủy District is home to Võ Nguyên Giáp and the family of Ngô Đình Diệm. Economy bases on agriculture, mainly rice culture. Mỹ Trạch massacre by French army happened here on 29 November 1947.
Miss Vietnam is a beauty contest in Vietnam that has been held biennially since 1988. This contest was initiated and organized by Tiền Phong Newspaper and Sen Vàng Productions.
Quảng Ninh is a rural district in Quảng Bình Province. The district capital is Quán Hàu. Quảng Ninh borders Đồng Hới to the north, Bố Trạch to the northwest, Lệ Thủy District to the south and the South China Sea to the east. Quảng Ninh has an area of 1,190.89 km2, and in 2004 the population was 90,000. The district has 25 km of coastline and a 35 km border with Laos. National Route 1A, Ho Chi Minh Highway and the Hanoi–Saigon Railway crosses this district. The two main rivers are Nhật Lệ River and Long Đại River.
The My Trach Massacre was a massacre of Vietnamese civilians carried out by the French army during French rule in Vietnam. The massacre occurred in Mỹ Trạch village, Mỹ Thủy commune, Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam from 12 pm to 2 am on 29 November 1947. In this operation, 326 houses were burnt. Many women were raped by the French soldiers before being killed. Over 300 civilian residents in Mỹ Trạch were killed, of whom 170 were women and 157 were children. Many entire families were killed.
Long Biên District is an urban district of Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. Long Biên was incorporated as an urban district in 2003 from the northwestern portion of Gia Lâm District adjacent to the city center. The district is named for the formerly separate settlement of Long Biên (Chinese: Longbian), which served as the capital of Jiaozhou and Jiaozhi in imperial China and as the capital of Lý Bí's kingdom of Vạn Xuân.
Vĩnh Linh is a rural district of Quảng Trị Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. A coastal district, it is bordered to the east by the East Sea, to the south by Gio Linh District, to the southwest by Hướng Hóa District, and to the north by Quảng Bình Province.
A Lưới is a rural district of Thừa Thiên-Huế Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. It is located west in the highly mountainous area of A Shau Valley bordering Laos. The population includes many Bru, Hoa and Tà Ôi people. As of 2003 the district had a population of 38,616. The district covers an area of 1,229 km² and its capital lies at A Lưới, a former French airfield, later used by the Americans in Operation Delaware and then by the North Vietnamese for courier flights.
Hương Thủy is a County-level town of Thừa Thiên–Huế Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. As of 2010 the town had a population of 93,680. The town covers an area of 458.1749 km².
Mỹ Thủy a town and rural commune (xã) in Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, North Central Coast region of Vietnam. This commune is located on the right bank of Kiến Giang River. The commune contains villages: Mỹ Trạch, My Ha, Thuan Trach, Mỹ Sơn. The commune governmental office is located in Mỹ Trạch village.
Sơn Thủy is a commune (xã) in the Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, North Central Coast region of Vietnam. This commune is located near Ho Chi Minh Highway. Hanoi–Saigon Railway crosses this commune.
Mai Thuy is a commune in the Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. The local economy is mainly agricultural, rice production and cattle breeding. This commune borders: Mỹ Thủy opposite to the other bank of Kiến Giang River, Xuân Thủy, Phú Thủy and Trường Thủy. Hanoi–Saigon Railway traverses this communes with a stop at the Phu Hoa Railway Station.
Lộc Thủy is a commune in Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. Local economy is mainly agricultural, rice production and cattle breeding. Lộc Thủy is famous in this district for its Lộc Thủy liquor. The commune is the birthplace of Vietnamese general Võ Nguyên Giáp. It borders following communes: An Thủy to the north, Phong Thủy to the south, Hồng Thủy to the east, and An Thủy to the west.
Ngư Thủy Bắc, formerly known as Ngư Hòa, is a commune (xã) and village in Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. In 2009, it had a population of 3,584 and an area of 31.38 square kilometres (12.12 sq mi).
Kim Thúy Ly Thanh, CQ is a Vietnamese-born Canadian writer, whose debut novel Ru won the Governor General's Award for French-language fiction at the 2010 Governor General's Awards.
The Amazing Race Vietnam: Cuộc đua kỳ thú 2016 is the fifth season of the reality television game show, The Amazing Race Vietnam. It featured ten teams of two in a race around Vietnam for 300 million₫. This season's teams consisted of all-stars.