Quang Ngai

Quang Ngai Province

Quang Ngai (Vietnamese Quảng Ngãi; Hán Tự: ) is a province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam, on the coast of South China Sea. It is located 883 km south of Hà Nội and 838 km north of Hồ Chí Minh City.

History

Quang Ngai Province was known as an NLF (Viet Cong) stronghold during the Vietnam War and was the site of the My Lai Massacre in 1968. The now-famous wartime diary of NLF medic Đặng Thùy Trâm was written here.

Administration

Quang Ngai is divided into 13 districts:

The city of Quảng Ngãi is its own municipality.

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