Trường Thủy

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Trường Thủy
Commune
CountryFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
Province Quảng Bình
District Lệ Thủy
Time zone Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)

Trường Thủy is a commune in Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. The local economy is mainly agricultural, with rice production and cattle breeding.

Commune-level subdivisions (Vietnam)

In Vietnam, there are three kinds of third-level (commune-level) administrative subdivisions: the rural commune, the commune-level town,and the ward. In Vietnam a rural commune is referred to as a and urban communes are referred to as Thị trấn, urban townships. However many communities, particularly large urban ones with provincial status, will be divided into wards which are known as phường.

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.

The mausoleum of Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh and Hoàng Kế Viêm is located here. The Ho Chi Minh Highway crosses this commune. The commune perches on a hilly and mountainous area where there remain many places with unexploded bombs dropped by the US air forces.

Hoàng Kế Viêm General of Nguyễn Dynasty

Hoàng Kế Viêm (1820-1909) was Nguyễn dynasty General and Dong'ge Grand Secretariat. He played a significant role in suppressing borderlands banditry and resisting French colonial invasion during the second half of 19th century.  

Ho Chi Minh Road or Ho Chi Minh Highway is a highway in Vietnam. It runs from the north to the south of Vietnam, west of National Route 1A. The highway was named after Hồ Chí Minh.

Bomb explosive weapon

A bomb is an explosive weapon that uses the exothermic reaction of an explosive material to provide an extremely sudden and violent release of energy. Detonations inflict damage principally through ground- and atmosphere-transmitted mechanical stress, the impact and penetration of pressure-driven projectiles, pressure damage, and explosion-generated effects. Bombs have been utilized since the 11th century starting in East Asia.

Coordinates: 18°47′N105°41′E / 18.783°N 105.683°E / 18.783; 105.683

Geographic coordinate system Coordinate system

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