Quán Hàu

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Quan Hau
Thị trấn Quán Hàu
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Quan Hau
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Coordinates: 17°24′22″N106°38′51″E / 17.40611°N 106.64750°E / 17.40611; 106.64750 Coordinates: 17°24′22″N106°38′51″E / 17.40611°N 106.64750°E / 17.40611; 106.64750
CountryFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
Province Quảng Bình
District Quảng Ninh
Time zone UTC+7 (UTC+7)

Quán Hàu is a township and town in Quảng Ninh District, Quảng Bình Province, Bắc Trung Bộ, Vietnam. The township is the district seat and located on the National Route 1A, about 7 km south of the provincial capital Đồng Hới city. The township is the commercial and service center serving surrounding rural areas. Economic activities include: commerce, administrative service.

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 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.

Vietnam Country in Southeast Asia

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula. With an estimated 94.6 million inhabitants as of 2016, it is the 15th most populous country in the world. Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, part of Thailand to the southwest, and the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia across the South China Sea to the east and southeast. Its capital city has been Hanoi since the reunification of North and South Vietnam in 1976, while its most populous city is Ho Chi Minh City.

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