Bắc Giang, Northeast Region, Vietnam

Economic situation | Administrative subdivisions

🇻🇳 Bắc Giang is a city in Vietnam. It is the capital of Bắc Giang Province. Its name, deriving from that of the Province Sino-Vietnamese, means "north of the river". The location is very convenient for transportation on major transportation routes Bắc Giang is an important transportation hub. The Thương River runs through the town's southern part heading for Haiphong.

Although the name of Bắc Giang (北江 "North River") Province is very old, established in its first form in 1466, there was historically no town of that name. The town was created out the old Láng Thượng District after independence. The Suối Mỡ thermal springs area is 37 km from the town centre. Bắc Giang Peace Park was a sister city project with Madison, Wisconsin, United States.

Economic situation Bắc Giang City is a centre of the nitrogen - chemical industry, textile industry, also the distribution centre, transit of goods from China, as well as the place for local products being exported to China. The city has some small- and medium-sized industrial zones associated with large industrial zones such as Quang Châu, Đình Trám, Vân Trung and Song Khê - Nội Hoàng. The emblem of the BG industry is the Hà Bắc fertilizer factory, the first fertilizer plant in Vietnam.

In 2013, Bắc Giang City maintained high and stable economic growth reaching 17.3%, with the GDP per capita reaching $3000. The economic structure has shifted positively: trade and services 45.2%; industry, handicraft - construction 51.3%; agriculture - fishery 3.5%. The city has developed diverse industries such as agricultural and forestry processing, mechanical, chemical, textile, electronic and construction materials. Bắc Giang City is well known as one of the distribution centres for the transit of goods imported from China to Vietnam and vice versa. The service network has been developed strongly with large-scale supermarkets such as Big C Bắc Giang, Co.opmart supermarket, Bắc Giang Supermarket, Imexco Supermarket, Mediamart, Văn Chiến appliances and electrics store.

Administrative subdivisions The city is subdivided to 16 commune-level subdivisions, including the wards of: Đa Mai, Dĩnh Kế, Hoàng Văn Thụ, Lê Lợi, Mỹ Độ, Ngô Quyền, Thọ Xương, Trần Nguyên Hãn, Trần Phú, Xương Giang and the rural communes of: Dĩnh Trì, Đồng Sơn, Song Khê, Song Mai, Tân Mỹ and Tân Tiến.

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Bắc Giang has a population of over 201,600 people. Bắc Giang also forms the centre of the wider Bắc Giang Province which has a population of over 1,803,950 people.

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Twin Towns, Sister Cities Bắc Giang has links with:

🇺🇸 Madison, USA
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Antipodal to Bắc Giang is: -73.808,-21.271

Locations Near: Bắc Giang 106.192,21.2707

🇻🇳 Bắc Ninh 106.056,21.184 d: 17.1  

🇻🇳 Chí Linh 106.383,21.133 d: 25  

🇻🇳 Hải Dương 106.323,20.948 d: 38.4  

🇻🇳 Đông Anh 105.833,21.15 d: 39.6  

🇻🇳 Hanoi 105.854,21.028 d: 44.2  

🇻🇳 Hoàn Kiếm 105.85,21.017 d: 45.3  

🇻🇳 Thái Nguyên 105.863,21.551 d: 46.2  

🇻🇳 Phúc Yên 105.7,21.233 d: 51.2  

🇻🇳 Thủy Nguyên 106.667,20.933 d: 62  

🇻🇳 Vĩnh Yên 105.607,21.312 d: 60.8  

Antipodal to: Bắc Giang -73.808,-21.271

🇨🇱 Iquique -70.15,-20.217 d: 19617.1  

🇨🇱 Arica -70.317,-18.467 d: 19535  

🇵🇪 Tacna -70.249,-18.015 d: 19495.5  

🇨🇱 Calama -68.933,-22.467 d: 19494.8  

🇵🇪 Juliaca -70.133,-15.483 d: 19263.9  

🇨🇱 Copiapó -70.317,-27.35 d: 19252.2  

🇧🇴 El Alto -68.159,-16.51 d: 19219.4  

🇧🇴 La Paz -68.15,-16.5 d: 19217.9  

🇵🇪 Ica -75.733,-14.067 d: 19188.5  

🇵🇪 Andahuaylas -73.383,-13.65 d: 19166.5  

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