|Rural commune and town|
Kiến Giang River in Mỹ Thủy
|• Land||5.27 sq mi (13.64 km2)|
|Time zone||Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)|
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 (where Mỹ Trạch Massacre was conducted by French army on 29 November 1947), My Ha, Thuan Trach, Mỹ Sơn. The commune governmental office is located in Mỹ Trạch village.
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.
Quảng Bình, formerly Tiên Bình under the reign of Lê Trung Hưng of the Lê Dynasty, is a province along Vietnam's north-central coast. The province has an area of 8,065.8 square kilometers and population of 857,818 inhabitants The province is bordered by the Laotian Khammouane Province to the west, the North Pacific Ocean to the east, Hà Tĩnh Province to the north and Quảng Trị Province to the south. Historically, this region belonged to Văn Lang and later the kingdom of Champa. Later it was claimed by both the Đại Việt and Champa and officially annexed into Đại Việt by Lý Thường Kiệt, a Lý Dynasty general.
As of 2009, this commune has a population of 5,011 inhabitants, an area of 13.64 square kilometers. km south of Đồng Hới Railway Station.The Hanoi–Saigon Railway crosses this communes with a stop in Mỹ Trạch Railway Station, 40
The commune borders the following communes: Dương Thủy, Liên Thủy and Mai Thủy (opposite to other bank of Kiến Giang River).
Dương Thủy is a rural commune (xã) in the Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, North Central Coast region of Vietnam. This commune borders communes of Mỹ Thủy, Tân Thủy.
Liên Thủy is a 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: Uan Ao, Quy Hau. The eastern limit of this commune is National Route 1A, northern border is Kiên Giang township, the district capital.
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.
Cần Thơ is the fourth largest city in Vietnam, and the largest city in the Mekong Delta.
Thái Bình is a coastal eastern province in the Red River Delta region of northern Vietnam. Its name is Sino-Vietnamese (太平 Tàipíng) for "great peace." Pacific Province. It is about 18 km from Nam Định, 70 km from Haiphong, and 110 km from Hanoi.
The Nhật Lệ River is a river in Đồng Hới city, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. The Nhật Lệ River is 152 km long, of which the Kiến Giang River is 58 km in length, and the Long Đại River is 77 km long. The river is formed by the confluence of the Kiến Giang River in Lệ Thủy District and the Long Đại River in Quảng Ninh District. The Nhật Lệ River flows northeast before emptying into the South China Sea. At the mouth of this river are several white fine sand beaches which are popular tourist attractions. In the history of Vietnam, this river was the site of several wars between the Kingdom of Champa with Đại Việt as well as internal Đại Việt factions, especially the Trịnh–Nguyễn War.
The Kiến Giang River is a river in Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, North Central Coast, Vietnam. The length of the river is 58 km. It is a tributary of the Nhật Lệ River. The Kiến Giang River originates in the Annamite Range where various streams add water to it. The upper part of this river is sloping, therefore rain water from Annamite Range flows violently to the lower part in rainy seasons, causing floods in it basin. Thanks to An Ma Dam, this situation has been stopped. Unlike other rivers in Vietnam which flow southeast, the Kiến Giang River flows northeast, and creates a narrow delta in Lệ Thủy District. Like all of the rivers in Central Vietnam, this river water is clear, which means that it carries little alluvium. The Kiên Giang River meets the Long Đại River in Quảng Ninh District, Quảng Bình Province, and together they create the Nhật Lệ River.
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 South China Sea to the east. Quảng Ninh has an area of 1190.89 km2, population in 2004: 90,000 people. This district has 25 km of seashore and a 35 km border with Laos. The district population: 87,367 (1998), the area: 1190.893 km2. National Route 1A, Ho Chi Minh Highway, Hanoi–Saigon Railway crosses this district. Two main rivers in this district are Nhật Lệ River and Long Đại River.
Quảng Trạch is a district of Quảng Bình Province in the North Central Coast of Vietnam. The district capital is Ba Đồn. This district is divided into 34 commune-level subdivisions and faces the South China Sea.
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.
Ba Vi is a district of Ha Noi, Vietnam.
Kiến Giang is a township in Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. This township is located on the banks of the Kiến Giang River. The township is the capital of the district. The township's main economic activities is commerce and services for the surrounding rural areas. This township is 3 km south of families of Võ Nguyên Giáp, Ngo Dinh Diem and Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh, Dương Văn An, famous persons in the history of Vietnam. The township has an area of 4.4km2, population of 6,246. The town is prone to flooding due to its position in a low plain created by Kiến Giang river.
Phong Thuỷ is a commune (xã) in the Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, North Central Coast region of Vietnam. This commune is located by Kiến Giang River. The commune contains villages: Thuong Phong, Dai Phong. The commune border the district capital Kiên Giang. Economy bases on agriculture.
Xuân Thủy is a commune (xã) in Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, North Central Coast region of Vietnam. This commune is located on the left bank of the Kiến Giang River. The commune contains villages: Xuân Bồ, Tiền Thiệp, Hoàng Giang, Phan Xá, Xuân Lai, Mai Hạ. This commune borders the district capital, Kiến Giang township.
Hoa Thủy is a commune (xã) Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. Local economy is mainly agricultural, rice production and kettle breeding. It is served by My Duc Railway Station on Hanoi–Saigon Railway, 26 km south of Đồng Hới Railway Station.
Hang Pagoda means "Cave Temple" and may refer to many temples in Vietnam:
Quảng Tùng a town and commune (xã) in the district of Quảng trạch, Quang Binh Province, North Central Coast Region of Vietnam. This commune is located on the right bank of Moon River.
Hoang Phuc Pagoda is a pagoda located in Thuan Trach Village, Mỹ Thủy Commune, Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, North Central Coast Region of Vietnam. The pagoda has a history of more than 700 years, among one of the oldest temples in Central Vietnam.
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