Ninh Binh Province

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Ninh Bình province
Tỉnh Ninh Bình
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Location of Ninh Bình within Vietnam
Location of Ninh Bình within Vietnam
Coordinates: 20°15′N 105°50′E / 20.250°N 105.833°E / 20.250; 105.833Coordinates: 20°15′N 105°50′E / 20.250°N 105.833°E / 20.250; 105.833
Country Vietnam
RegionRed River Delta
CapitalNinh Bình
Government
 • People's Council ChairĐinh Văn Hùng
 • People's Committee ChairĐinh Văn Hùng
Area
 • Total1,383.7 km2 (534.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total1,119,845
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Demographics
 • EthnicitiesVietnamese, Mường, Tày, H'Mông
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (ICT)
Area codes229
ISO 3166 codeVN-18
Websitewww.ninhbinh.gov.vn

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.