Thanh Hoa Province


Thanh Hoa Province

Infobox province of Vietnam
Name = Thanh Hóa
Meaning =


Council Chair = Phạm Văn Tích
Committee Chair = Nguyễn Văn Lợi
Capital = Thanh Hóa
Region = North Central Coast
Area = 11,116.3
Population = 3,646,600
Population year = 2004
Population density = 328.04
Ethnicities = Vietnamese, Mường, Thai, Thổ, Dao, H'Mông, Khơ Mú
Calling code = 373
ISO code = VN-21
Website = www.thanhhoa.gov.vn

Thanh Hóa (Hán tự: ) is a province in the North Central Coast of Vietnam. Its capital is Thanh Hóa City. The province has a well-known sea resort called Sầm Sơn, which is situated about 15 km from the provincial capital.

The largest city in Thanh Hoa is Thanh Hoa city with a population of 176,000 in the city proper. The largest towns are Bim Son (pop. 53,000), Sam Son (pop. 52,000), Tho Xuan, Nga Son and But Son.

Administrative divisions

Thanh Hoa province consists of 27 administrative units, including one city (Thanh Hóa), two towns ("thị xã") (Sầm Sơn and Bỉm Sơn), and 24 districts ("huyện"):


*Bá Thước
*Cẩm Thủy
*Đông Sơn
*Hà Trung
*Hậu Lộc
*Hoằng Hóa
*Lang Chánh
*Mường Lát
*Nga Sơn
*Ngọc Lặc
*Như Thanh
*Như Xuân

*Nông Cống
*Quan Hóa
*Quan Sơn
*Quảng Xương
*Thạch Thành
*Thiệu Hóa
*Thọ Xuân
*Thường Xuân
*Tĩnh Gia
*Triệu Sơn
*Vĩnh Lộc
*Yên Định

External links

* [http://www.thanhhoa.gov.vn/ Official Site of Thanh Hoa Government]
* [http://www.thanhhoacity.gov.vn/ Official Site of Thanh Hoa City Government]
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/petergarnhum/tags/khomuong/ Photos]


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