Quảng Yên

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Quảng Yên
Thị xã Quảng Yên
County-level town
Coordinates: 20°56′20″N 106°48′0″E / 20.93889°N 106.80000°E / 20.93889; 106.80000
Country  Vietnam
Region Northeast
Province Quảng Ninh
Area
 • Total 121.3 sq mi (314.2 km2)
Population (2011)
 • Total 139,596
 • Density 1,200/sq mi (440/km2)
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Quảng Yên (About this sound listen) is a county-level town of Quảng Ninh Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. The Bạch Đằng River flows through Yên Hưng. As of 2003 the district had a population of 137,198.[1] The town was established by 2011 from former district of Yên Hưng, which covers an area of 314,2 km².[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The town consists of 11 wards: Cộng Hòa, Đông Mai, Hà An, Minh Thành, Nam Hòa, Phong Cốc, Phong Hải, Quảng Yên, Tân An, Yên Giang, Yên Hải, and 8 communes: Cẩm La, Hoàng Tân, Hiệp Hòa, Liên Hòa, Liên Vị, Sông Khoai and Tiền An.

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Coordinates: 20°55′01″N 106°49′59″E / 20.917°N 106.833°E / 20.917; 106.833