Nghe An


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Information Nghe An

Area: 16,487 sq km
Population: 3,002,298 inhabitants

Provincial Town: Vinh City

Provincial Communes: Cua Lo Town, Thai Hoa Town and communes: Dien Chau, Quynh Luu, Yen Thanh, Do Luong, Nghi Loc, Hung Nguyen, Nam Dan, Thanh Chuong, Tan Ky, Anh Son, Con Cuong, Nghia Dan, Quy Hop, Quy Chau, Que Phong, Tuong Duong, Ky Son.


Geography

Nghe An is a north central province of Vietnam. It is situated from the longitude 18o33'10'' to 19o24'43'' north, and from the latitude 103o52'53'' to 105o45'50'' east. Nghe An borders Thanh Hoa in the north with a 196,13km borderline. It borders  Ha Tinh to the south with a 92.6 km borderline. Laos to the west with a 419km frontier and faces the East Sea in the east with a 82km long-coastline. Nghe An covers a total area of 1,648,729 ha.


Topography

Nghe An Province lies on the north east of Truong Son Mountain Range. The topography is complicated and separated by the mountains and hills, rivers and streams with the descending slope from the north - west to the south-east. The most highest peak is Pulaileng (2,711m high) in Ky Son District, the lower is the plains of Quynh Luu, Dien Chau, Yen Thanh districts. At these places Quynh Thanh Commune in Quynh Luu District is only 0.2m high above the sea level. The mountains and hills occupy 83% area of the natural land of the province.


The system of rivers is dense. The total length of the running rivers and streams are 9,828km, with the average density is 0.7km/sqkm. The biggest river is Ca (Lam) originates from Muong Pec District in Xieng Khoang (Laos) with 532km long. The coastline is 82km with 6 watercourse- mouths which are convenient for sea transportation, and developing sea port: Cua Lo Sea Port.


Climate

Nghe An lies in the tropics and temperate zone, and is influenced directly by hot and dry of wind (from April to August) and cold north east wind (from November to the March next year).


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