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Vĩnh Linh ( listen) is a rural district of Quảng Trị Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. A coastal district, it is bordered to the east by the East Sea, to the south by Gio Linh District, to the southwest by Hướng Hóa District, and to the north by Quảng Bình Province
Quảng Bình Province
(Lệ Thủy District). Administrative divisions[edit] The district is subdivided into 3 townships (Bến Quan, Cửa Tùng and the district seat Hồ Xá) and 19 communes: Vĩnh Ô, Vĩnh Khê, Vĩnh Hà, Vĩnh Long, Vĩnh Chấp, Vĩnh Lâm, Vĩnh Sơn, Vĩnh Thủy, Vĩnh Nam, Vĩnh Trung, Vĩnh Tú, Vĩnh Thái, Vĩnh Hiền, Vĩnh Hòa, Vĩnh Thạch, Vĩnh Kim, Vĩnh Giang, Vĩnh Tân, Vĩnh Thành. Vinh
Vinh
Linh was the site of the Seventeenth parallel, the temporary borderline between North Vietnam
Vietnam
and South Vietnam
Vietnam
in Vietnam
Vietnam
War. The Bến Hải River
Bến Hải River
and Hiền Lương Bridge
Hiền Lương Bridge
are located here. The National Route 1A and North–South Railway cross Vinh
Vinh
Linh. As of 2003 the district had a population of 88,243.[1] The district covers an area of 647 km². The district capital lies at Hồ Xá.[1] Around 1,000 of the population are Montagnards. The district was formerly known as Ma Linh, Chiêu Linh, Minh Lương and Minh Linh. The first two names were used when the area was part of Champa
Champa
before the southwards expansion of Vietnam. In 1831, the Nguyễn Dynasty
Nguyễn Dynasty
established Quảng Trị
Quảng Trị
Province, and made Vinh Linh tha administrative headquarters. The district was split during the Partition of Vietnam In 2004 Cồn Cỏ
Cồn Cỏ
island was split out of the district to become its own district. The district has locations that are heritage-listed, including some of a national level of importance, such as the Hiền Lương shores, Vịnh Mốc tunnels, Hiền Lương Bridge
Hiền Lương Bridge
and Bến Hải River The old-growth forest of Ru Linh and the Cua Tung beach are also in the district. Agriculture is the main economic activity in the area, accounting for 51% of the production. Industry accounts for 28% and tertiary activities 21%. The main products include prawns, rice, pepper, rubber, mahogany and ironwood. References[edit]

^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009. 

Coordinates: 17°04′59″N 107°00′00″E / 17.083°N 107.000°E / 17.083; 107.000

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Districts of North Central Coast (Bắc Trung Bộ)

Thanh Hóa
Thanh Hóa
Province

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Nghệ An Province

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Hà Tĩnh
Hà Tĩnh
Province

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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 Va

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