Hòa Bình

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Hòa Bình
Thành phố Hòa Bình
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Hòa Bình is located in Vietnam
Hòa Bình
Hòa Bình
Location of Hòa Bình in Vietnam
Coordinates: 20°48′48″N 105°20′18″E / 20.81333°N 105.33833°E / 20.81333; 105.33833Coordinates: 20°48′48″N 105°20′18″E / 20.81333°N 105.33833°E / 20.81333; 105.33833
Country  Vietnam
Province Hòa Bình

Hòa Bình (Vietnamese: [hʷaː˧˩ ɓən˧˩] ( )) is a city in Vietnam. It is the capital of Hòa Bình Province, and located 76 kilometres from Hanoi, and 5 kilometres from the Đà River.[1] The Battle of Hòa Bình was fought around the city from 1951-52 during the First Indochina War.
Hòa Bình Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam in Vietnam, and also the largest in South East Asia,[2] is located near the city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hòa Bình Travel Guide". World66.com. Retrieved 10 October 2008. 
  2. ^ "Hydroelectric power stations in Vietnam". Industcards.com. Retrieved 2010-04-04.