BinhDinh is located on the coast of Central Vietnam. It is surrounded by QuangNgai in the north, PhuYen in the south, GiaLai in the west, and the East Sea in the east with the coastline of 100km and some island offshore. The topography is divided in four regions: highlands, midlands, plains, and coast.
Climate: The annual average temperature varies between 26 and 28oC. It is hottest in August and coldest in January. The annual average rainfall is 1,700mm3- 1,800mm3. The rainy season lasts from August to December.
Tourism and Economy
The long coast with many coves and lochs makes many beautiful spots and beaches such as PhuongMai Peninsula, Queen, QuyHoa and GhenhRang beaches. Besides these, HamHo Valley is a beautiful fresh water spot as a change for visitors who prefer tramping in the bush and a swim in the fresh water stream.
BinhDinh is famous as the centre of the old SaHuynh Culture. It used to be established as one of the capital cities of the former Cham Kingdom for a long period. The popular Cham towers are BanhIt, DuongLong, CanhTien, and Doi.BinhDinh has special products such as silk, swallow nest, shrimp, fish, precious wood, vegetable oil, rice, marble, titanium, and handicraft articles.
BinhDinh is homeland of national hero, Quang Trung - Nguyen Hue. His name can be related to the great Tay Son Uprising and the glorious victories over the forceful invaders of Chinese and Siam. BinhDinh is cradle of Tuong opera (hat boi), TaySon martial music, bai choi musical plays, ba trao festival music of the littoral people, and especially TaySon wasted sect. The traditional festivals are TaySon, CaOng, AnThai Village and ThiTu Village.
Road: BinhDinh is 1,065km from Hanoi and is accessible either by car, train, or plane. QuyNhon is 174km from QuangNgai, 186km from Pleiku, 223km from BuonMaThuot, 238km from NhaTrang, 304km from Danang and 677km from HoChiMinh City. There are National Highways No. 1A and 19.
Bus: There are buses departing to Dalat, Danang, Hanoi, Hue, NhaTrang, HoChiMinh City, and others.
Air: Phu Cat Airport is 30km north of QuyNhon. There are flights between HoChiMinh City and QuyNhon everyday and flights between Danang and QuyNhon twice a week.
Train: The ThongNhat Express Train runs from the North to the South through the province. It stops at DieuTri, 11km from QuyNhon.
Water: The province has QuyNhon Port, an important port of South - Central Coast.