Quang Binh Province
Quảng Bình province
Tỉnh Quảng Bình
Location of Quảng Bình within Vietnam
|Region||North Central Coast|
|• People's Council Chair||Lương Ngọc Bính|
|• People's Committee Chair||Phan Lâm Phương|
|• Total||8,065.8 km2 (3,114.2 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|• Ethnicities||Vietnamese, Bru–Vân Kiều, Chứt, Tày|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (ICT)|
|ISO 3166 code||VN-24|
|Website||Quảng Bình Portal|
The province has the World Heritage Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. The province is the place of birth of several famous Vietnamese persons, including general Vo Nguyen Giap, the family of former South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem, poet Han Mac Tu, and writer Bao Ninh. During the Vietnam War, this province was severely devastated by bombing by U.S. B-52s.
- "Tong quan Quang Binh" (in Vietnamese). Quảng Bình provincial government. 2010-02-08.