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Nghệ An
Location of Nghệ An Province
Provinces of Vietnam
Administration
People's Council Chair Nguyễn Tham Nhung
People's Committee Chair Phan Đình Trạc
Geography
Capital Vinh
Region North Central Coast
Area 16,487 km²
Coordinates
Demographics
Population
 • Density
3,003,200(2004)
182/km²
Ethnicities Vietnamese, Khơ Mú, Thai, Thổ, H'Mông
Calling code 38
ISO 3166-2 VN-22
Website www.nghean.gov.vn

Nghệ An (About this sound pronunciation ) is the largest province in the North Central Coast of Vietnam.

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Administrative divisions

The province is divided into one city (Vinh), one town (Cửa Lò), and 17 districts. The province contains 437 communes, the highest in any province in Vietnam.

Districts:

Education

There are two universities in Nghệ An, both of them are in Vinh city which is the capital of Nghệ An province. The biggest one is Vinh University.

Notable inhabitants

Nghệ An is the home province of Phan Bội Châu, Ho Chi Minh ...

Ethnic groups

In addition to the majority Vietnamese people, some Ơ Đu people also live here.

Etymology

The province's name derives from Sino-Vietnamese (Hán Tự: ).

Coordinates: 19°20′N 104°50′E / 19.33°N 104.83°E / 19.33; 104.83

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