Quế Sơn District

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Quế Sơn District

Huyện Quế Sơn
Country Vietnam
RegionSouth Central Coast
ProvinceQuảng Nam
CapitalĐông Phú
Area
 • Total273 sq mi (707 km2)
Population
(2003)
 • Total129,190
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)

About this soundQuế Sơn  is a district (huyện) in Quảng Nam Province, Vietnam. During the Vietnam War, it was the site of heavy fighting, including Operation Union I & II. From 1962 to 1967, the southern side of the valley was Quảng Tín Province.

As of 2003, the district had a population of 129,190.[1] The district covers an area of 707 km². The district capital lies at Đông Phú.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009.

Coordinates: 15°41′N 108°10′E / 15.683°N 108.167°E / 15.683; 108.167