Binh Dinh province lies along the south central coast of Vietnam. This is the key economic region of central Vietnam. The capital city is Quy Nhon, which is 649km from Ho Chi Minh City and 1.065km from Hanoi. Binh share the border with Quang Ngai province on the north, Gia Lai province on the west, and Phu Yen province on the south. The province takes up a long coastline of 100km with many offshore islands. With advantage in well-maintained infrastructure, Binh Dinh has good condition to become an energetic economic center.

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BINH DINH PROVINCE
Coordinates:  14°10'N 109°0'E

Region             South Central Coast
Capital             Qui Nhon
Area                 6,056.6 km2
    
Population (2011)
  • Total            1,497,300
  • Density       247/km2

Demographics    
  • Ethnicities  Kinh, Ba Na
                          H'Re, Cham
    
Calling code   056
Website           www.binhdinh.gov.vn
Topography
The majority of the province is covered by mountains or hills. Most districts of Binh Dinh have a topography that is a mix of mountains or hills and lowlands. The largest lowland area is located in the south of the province along the lower Con River. The long coast with many coves and lochs makes many beautiful spots and beaches such as Phuong Mai Peninsula, Queen, Quy Hoa and Ghenh Rang beaches. Besides these, Ham Ho Valley is a beautiful fresh water spot as a change for visitors who prefer tramping in the bush and a swim in the fresh water stream.

Climate
Binh Dinh province is featured with typical tropical monsoon climate with the average temperature of 27oC. Rainy season normally lasts from September to December.

Tourism
Binh Dinh is famous as the centre of the old Sa Huynh Culture. It used to be established as one of the capital cities of the former Cham Kingdom for a long period. The popular Cham towers are Banh It, Duong Long, Canh Tien, and Doi. Binh Dinh has special products such as silk, swallow nest, shrimp, fish, precious wood, vegetable oil, rice, marble, titanium, and handicraft articles.

Binh Dinh is homeland of national hero, Quang Trung - Nguyen Hue. His name can be related to the great Tay Son Uprising and the glorious victories over the forceful invaders of Chinese and Siam. Nguyen Hue was one of the three brothers who led the Tay Son Insurrection. In 1788, he led his troops from Phu Xuan (Hue) to the north. It took them 35 days and nights to reach Thang Long (Hanoi), where they defeated 290,000 Chinese invaders, thereby liberating the royal capital. He declared himself Emperor Quang Trung the same year. Coming to Binh Dinh, tourists will have chance to visit Quang Trung Museum dedicated to Nguyen Hue. The museum was built in his native village of Kien My in Binh Thanh Commune, Tay Son District, 45 km from Qui Nhon, and 5km off the highway. Annually, Tay Son Festival is held for seven days from 5th of the 1st lunar month to honour the leaders of Tay Son movement, national hero Quang Trung in particular, and to celebrate the Ngoc Hoi – Dong Da victory in 1789.
Binh Dinh is cradle of Tuong opera (hat boi), Tay Son martial music, bai choi musical plays, ba trao festival music of the littoral people, and especially Tay Son wasted sect. The traditional festivals are Tay Son, Ca Ong, An Thai Village and Thi Tu Village.

Transportation
Binh Dinh is 1,065km from Hanoi and is accessible either by car, train, or plane. Quy Nhon is 174km from Quang Ngai, 186km from Pleiku, 223km from Buon Ma Thuot, 238km from Nha Trang, 304km from Danang and 677km from Ho Chi Minh City. There are National Highways No. 1A and 19.



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