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
Climate Cwa

Hòa Bình (Vietnamese: [hʷaː˧˩ ɓən˧˩] (About this sound listen)) 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. It was built by means of finances and experts from the Soviet Union.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hòa Bình Travel Guide". World66.com. Retrieved 10 October 2008. 
  2. ^ "Hydroelectric power stations in Vietnam". Industcards.com. Archived from the original on 2009-07-19. Retrieved 2010-04-04.