Quảng Ninh District

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Quảng Ninh District

Huyện Quảng Ninh
Quảng Ninh District is located in Vietnam
Quảng Ninh District
Quảng Ninh District
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 17°14′24″N 106°46′48″E / 17.24000°N 106.78000°E / 17.24000; 106.78000
Country Vietnam
RegionNorth Central Coast
ProvinceQuảng Bình
CapitalQuảng Ninh
Area
 • Total459.81 sq mi (1,190.89 km2)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total90,000
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indochina Time)

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 the South China Sea to the east. Quảng Ninh has an area of 1,190.89 km2, and in 2004 the population was 90,000. The district has 25 km of coastline and a 35 km border with Laos.[1] National Route 1A, Ho Chi Minh Highway and the Hanoi–Saigon Railway crosses this district. The two main rivers are Nhật Lệ River and Long Đại River.

Subdivisions[edit]

This district is divided into:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Huyện Quảng Ninh trên bước đường phát triển". quangbinh.gov.vn (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 2010-12-28.