Quang Nam

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Hoi An My Son Sanctuary Cham Island (Cu Lao Cham)
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Tam Thanh Beach

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Geographical location

- Latitude 14054' to 15057' North.
- Longitude 107042' to 108044' East.
- 860 km to the South of Hanoi Capital.
- 865 km to the North of Ho Chi Minh City.


- Influence by monsoon
- Annual average temperature: 250C
- Winter: Temperature is from 200C to 240C
- Summer: Temperature is from 250C to 300C
- Average humidity: 84%
- Annual average rainfall: 3,738mm
- Average sunny hours: 1,944 hours/years

Adminstrative structure

Quang Nam province consists of two towns: Tam Ky and Hoi An and 6 plain districts: Dien Ban, Duy Xuyen, Thang Binh, Nui Thanh, Dai Loc, Que Son and 6 mountainous districts: Tra My, Tien Phuoc, Hiep Duc, Hien, Giang, Phuoc Son with the population of 1,366,177.
The land area is 10,708.6 km2.
Population desity is 127.6 people/km2.


Quang Nam - potentialities & advantages

Quang Nam Province is located in the middle of the country, 860 km south of Ha Noi Capital and 865 km North of Ho Chi Minh City. Its natural area is nearly 11,000 Sq. km with a population of nearly 1.4 million. To the south of the province is Dung Quoc Industrial Zone, the first petrol-chemical and oil refining zone in Vietnam. It borders Danang City, the urban center of the Central Region, in the North, and Laos in the West (where the frontier pass is going to. be opened) and adjoins the Sea in the east.

The province has advantages of modern transportation and communications systems. The existing seaport and airport are well located to be able to serve all of the needs for future development. The national road and railroad system run through the center of the province and provide easy access to the industrial zones...

Quang Nam is rich in natural resources including minerals and water to be used in industrial development. The industrial sectors that can be developed in Quang Nam are: Petrol-chemical, petrol - chemical downstream industries, chemicals, mechanical engineering for: ship building and repair, farming' oil and gas service, cement production, construction glass and granite production along with other construction materials, processing of agricultural - forestry - sea - products, (silk, sugar cane, tapioca, feed, meat and fish, sea products for export, wooden furniture, essential oil of cinnamon ...) garment and textile, leather products and assembly...

In respects to agriculture, forestry and fishery, it is possible to develop aqua-culture, domestic animals, swallow's nest, cinnamon, pharmaceutical materials, pepper and reforestation with the area of thousands of hectares. The Province has 120 km of coastline with many beautiful beaches and small offshore islands. We have 6 beautiful lakes with 5,000 hectares of water and 9,000 hectares of forested hills. Within the lakes there are 40 islets and peninsulas. The tropical forests are full of rare and valuable flora and fauna. The ancient town of Hoi An and the My Son Cham Holy Lands are two old cultural sites which are in the process of applying to the UNESCO fo r recognition as World Cultural Heritage. There are advantages for development of a diverse tourist industry.

The people have very strong heritage in their quest for knowledge, which is the prominent characteristic of this area where many great scholars were born throughout generations. The local people are rich in courage, faithfulness and hospitality.

Source: www.vnn.vn

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