North Central Coast
Bắc Trung Bộ (literally North Central Region, and often translated as North Central Coast) is one of the regions of Vietnam. It consists of six provinces: Thanh Hóa, Nghệ An, Hà Tĩnh, Quảng Bình, Quảng Trị, Thừa Thiên-Huế. The last two provinces were the northern-most provinces of South Vietnam until 1975.
|Provinces||Capital||Population (2009)||Area (km²)|
|Ha Tinh||Ha Tinh||1,230,300||6,025.6 km²|
|Nghe An||Vinh||2,919,200||16,490.7 km²|
|Quang Binh||Dong Hoi||848,000||8,065.3 km²|
|Quang Tri||Dong Ha||599,200||4,747.0 km²|
|Thanh Hoa||Thanh Hoa||3,405,000||11,133.4 km²|
|Thua Thien-Hue||Hue||1,088,700||5,062.6 km²|
This region features three out of seven UNESCO's world heritage sites in Vietnam, namely: Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park (2003) under Natural, and Complex of Hue Monuments (1993) and Citadel of the Ho Dynasty (2011) under Cultural.
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The monthly income for the North Central Coast is 902,900 VND compared with the whole country of 1,387,200 VND (2010). 
The percentage of households with permanent housing for the North Central Coast is 75.6% compared with the whole country of 49.2% (2010).
The household size for the North Central Coast is 3.94 (2010).
The percentage of the population aged 15 years old and over obtained the following education in the North Central Coast: Never go to school 5.2%; Primary 19.3%; Lower secondary 33.1%; Upper secondary 17.3%; College, University 5.2%; Postgraduate 0.1% (2010).
The percentage of the population aged 15 years old and over work in the following industries: Agriculture 59.9%; Forestry 2.1%; Fishery 1.8%; Industry 7.5%; Construction 6.6%; Trade 7.7%; Services 14.5% (2010).
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