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 soondpronunciation ) is a major port ceety in the Sooth Central Coast o Vietnam, on the coast o the Sooth Cheenae Sea at the mooth o the Han River. It is the commercial an educational centre o Central Vietnam; its well-sheltered, easily accessible port an its location on the path o the North-Sooth Railway forby maks 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 forby 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 acome ane o five independent (centrally-controlled) municipalities in Vietnam. Đà Nẵng is leetit as a first cless ceety,[1] an haes a heicher urbanization ratio than ony o Vietnam's ither provinces or centrally governed ceeties.[2]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Quyết định số 145/2003/QĐ/TTg ngày 15/7/2003
  2. ""Đà Nẵng - Trung tâm vùng kinh tế trọng điểm miền Trung"". Archived frae the original on 17 August 2008. Retrieved 17 August 2008.
  3. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Overseas Relations: Sister cities and prefectures of Danang City". Danang People's Committee. 1 October 2007. Retrieved 9 Julie 2010.
  4. "Russian and Vietnamesee partnership". Archived frae the original on 12 Februar 2009. Retrieved 6 Januar 2011.