Da Nang

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Coordinates: 16°04′N 108°14′E / 16.067°N 108.233°E / 16.067; 108.233

Location o Da Nang in Vietnam

Da Nang (occasionally Danang; in Vietnamese: Đà Nẵng Aboot this soond pronunciation ) is a major port ceety in the Sooth Central Coast o Vietnam, on the coast o the Sooth Cheenae Sea at the mouth o the Han River. It is the commercial an educational center o Central Vietnam; its well-sheltered, easily accessible port an its location on the path o the North-Sooth Railway an aa makes it a hub for transportation. It is locatit athin 100 km o several UNESCO Warld Heritage Steids, includin the Imperial Ceety o Huế, the Auld Toun o Hội An, an the Mỹ Sơn ruins. The ceety wis an aa kent as Tourane or Turon durin the French colonization o Vietnam.

Afore 1997, the ceety wis pairt o Quảng Nam-Đà Nẵng province. On Januar 1, 1997, Đà Nẵng wis separatit frae Quảng Nam province tae become ane o five independent (centrally-controlled) municipalities in Vietnam. Đà Nẵng is leetit as a first class ceety,[1] an haes a heicher urbanization ratio than ony o Vietnam's ither provinces or centrally governed ceeties.[2]

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