Ninh Bình province

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Ninh Bình province
Tỉnh Ninh Bình
Ninh Bình province in Vietnam
Ninh Bình province in Vietnam
Country Vietnam
 • Total1,387 km2 (536 sq mi)
 (April 1, 2019)
 • Total982,487
 • Density708.4/km2 (1,835/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (ICT)
ISO 3166 codeVN-18
WebsiteOfficial website

Ninh Bình (audio speaker iconlisten) is a province of Vietnam, in the Red River Delta region of the northern part of the country. Ninh Bình has a very short coastline on the Gulf of Tonkin. The population is 898,500 people. Ninh Bình province covers a total area of 1,329.4 square kilometres (513.3 sq mi). The province is known for its limestone caves and grottos (manmade caves).[1] Ninh Binh was the first imperial capital of Vietnam from 968 to 1010 under the Đinh, and Lý dynasties.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ninh Binh province – a huge tourism potential". Vietnam Beauty. 2 August 2008. Retrieved 26 January 2016.