Ninh Hải District

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Ninh Hải is a district (huyện) of Ninh Thuận Province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam.

Geography[edit]

It is located along the coast of northeastern Ninh Thuận, not far from (although not bordering) Cam Ranh in Khánh Hòa Province. It borders the provincial capital, Phan Rang–Tháp Chàm, as well as Bác Ái District.

Most of the district is mountainous, especially in the eastern part along the coast. The highest elevation is Chúa mountain (núi Chúa) at the border to Thuận Bắc District. Núi Chúa National Park is located in Ninh Hải District.[1]

Infrastructure[edit]

Provincial road 702 connects Vĩnh Hy in the north-east of the district to Phan Rang. National Route 1A and the North–South Railway runs through the west of the district. There is a small port in the north at Vịnh Vĩnh Hy.[1]

Demography[edit]

There is minority of Raglai people in the district. Some of them live in the mountains near Vịnh Vĩnh Hy in the northeast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Vietnam Administrative Atlas. Cartographic Publishing House, Hanoi 2010

Coordinates: 11°40′01″N 109°04′59″E / 11.667°N 109.083°E / 11.667; 109.083