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Quảng Trị
Quảng Trị
( listen) is a city in Quảng Trị Province
Quảng Trị Province
in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. It is second of two municipalities in the province after the provincial capital Đông Hà. History[edit] The Sino-Vietnamese name Quảng Trị
Quảng Trị
(廣治) was given by Vietnamese Confucian administrators. A major feature of the town is the Quảng Trị
Quảng Trị
Citadel, built in 1824, as a military bastion during the 4th year of the reign of Minh Mạng. It is an example of Vauban
Vauban
architecture and it later became the administrative head office of the Nguyễn Dynasty
Nguyễn Dynasty
in Quảng Trị Province (1809 -1945).[1] Quảng Trị
Quảng Trị
was an area of early Catholic presence and by 1913, the nearest railway station to the starting point of the La Vang pilgrimage.[2] During the Vietnam
Vietnam
War, when the province was the South's border with North Vietnam, it suffered a major attack in the January 1968 Tet Offensive and it was the only South Vietnamese provincial capital to be captured by the North Vietnamese forces in the 1972 Easter Offensive before being recaptured in September 1972. References[edit]

^ Quang Tri Citadel Vietnam
Vietnam
Tourism Information Vietnam
Vietnam
Tourism Association ^ Catholic Vietnam: A Church from Empire to Nation Charles Keith - 2012 -- Page 164 "... the La Vang
La Vang
pilgrimage were new modes of travel, communication, and publicity. In 1913, the future bishop Hồ Ngọc Cẩn wrote an article in Nam Kỳ Địa Phận giving directions to pilgrims coming to La Vang
La Vang
on the newly built colonial railway.... get off (Quảng trị), what roads to take to get to Cổ Vưu (the starting point of the pilgrimage), what sights to see along the way ...

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The 1968 Tet Offensive
Tet Offensive
Battles of Quang Tri City and Hue

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Districts of North Central Coast (Bắc Trung Bộ)

Thanh Hóa
Thanh Hóa
Province

Thanh Hóa Sầm Sơn Bỉm Sơn Bá Thước Cẩm Thủy Đông Sơn Hà Trung Hậu Lộc Hoằng Hóa Lang Chánh Mường Lát Ngọc Lặc Như Thanh Như Xuân Nông Cống Quan Hóa Quan Sơn Quảng Xương Thạch Thành Thiệu Hóa Thọ Xuân Thường Xuân Tĩnh Gia Triệu Sơn Vĩnh Lộc Yên Định

Nghệ An Province

Vinh Cửa Lò Thái Hòa Anh Sơn Con Cuông Diễn Châu Đô Lương Hưng Nguyên Kỳ Sơn Nam Đàn Nghi Lộc Nghĩa Đàn Quế Phong Quỳ Châu Quỳ Hợp Quỳnh Lưu Tân Kỳ Thanh Chương Tương Dương Yên Thành

Hà Tĩnh
Hà Tĩnh
Province

Hà Tĩnh Cẩm Xuyên Can Lộc Đức Thọ Hồng Lĩnh Hương Khê Hương Sơn Kỳ Anh Lộc Hà Nghi Xuân Thạch Hà Vũ Quang

Quảng Bình Province

Đồng Hới Bố Trạch Lệ Thủy Minh Hóa Quảng Ninh Quảng Trạch Tuyên Hóa Ba Đồn
Ba Đồn
(District-level Town)

Quảng Trị
Quảng Trị
Province

Quảng Trị Đông Hà Cam Lộ Cồn Cỏ Đa Krông Gio Linh Hải Lăng Hướng Hóa Triệu Phong Vĩnh Linh

Thừa Thiên- Huế
Huế
Province

Huế A Lưới Huong Thuy Hương Trà Nam Đông Phong Điền Phú Lộc Phú Vang Quảng Điền

Coordinates: 16°44′49″N 107°11′38″E / 16.7469°N 107.194°E / 16.7469; 107.194

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