Kiến Giang

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Kiến Giang
Thị trấn Kiến Giang
Town of Kiến Giang
Skyline of Kiến Giang
Country Vietnam
Province Quảng Bình
District Lệ Thủy
Area
 • Total 3.1385 km2 (1.2118 sq mi)
Population (Aug. 2016)
 • Total 10,558
 • Density 3,400/km2 (8,700/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+07:00 (Vietnam Standard Time)

Kiến Giang is a township in Lệ Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. This township is located on the banks of the Kiến Giang River. The township is the capital of the district. The township's main economic activities is commerce and services for the surrounding rural areas. This township is 3 km south of families of Võ Nguyên Giáp, Ngo Dinh Diem and Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh, Dương Văn An, famous persons in the history of Vietnam. The township has an area of 4.4km2, population of 6,246. The town is prone to flooding due to its position in a low plain created by Kiến Giang river.[1]

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Coordinates: 17°13′30″N 106°47′30″E / 17.22500°N 106.79167°E / 17.22500; 106.79167