Mỹ Thủy

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Mỹ Thủy
Rural commune and town

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Kiến Giang River in Mỹ Thủy
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Mỹ Thủy
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 17°12′0″N106°49′45″E / 17.20000°N 106.82917°E / 17.20000; 106.82917 Coordinates: 17°12′0″N106°49′45″E / 17.20000°N 106.82917°E / 17.20000; 106.82917
CountryFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
Province Quảng Bình
District Lệ Thủy
Area
  Land 5.27 sq mi (13.64 km2)
Population (2009)
  Total 5,011
Time zone Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)

Mỹ Thủy a town and rural commune () 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 District District in North Central Coast, Vietnam

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 Province Province in North Central Coast, Vietnam

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. [1] The Hanoi–Saigon Railway crosses this communes with a stop in Mỹ Trạch Railway Station, 40 km south of Đồng Hới Railway Station.

The commune borders the following communes: Dương Thủy, Liên Thủy and Mai Thủy (opposite to other bank of Kiến Giang River).

Dương Thủy Commune in Quảng Bình, Vietnam

Dương Thủy is a rural commune () 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 Commune in Quảng Bình, Vietnam

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 Thủy Commune in Quảng Bình, Vietnam

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.

Hoang Phuc Pagoda in My Thuy HoangPhucPagoda3.jpg
Hoang Phuc Pagoda in My Thuy

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