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Quảng Ngãi (About this soundlisten) is a city in central Vietnam. It is the township of Quảng Ngãi Province. Quảng Ngãi City borders Tư Nghĩa District to the south and west, Sơn Tịnh District to the northwest and Bình Sơn District to the north. It has an area of 160,15 km² and population of 260,252 inhabitants.

Quảng Ngãi

Thành phố Quảng Ngãi
Quảng Ngãi City
Quảng Ngãi.JPG
Quảng Ngãi is located in Vietnam
Quảng Ngãi
Quảng Ngãi
Location of Quảng Ngãi in Vietnam
Coordinates: 15°7′N 108°48′E / 15.117°N 108.800°E / 15.117; 108.800
Country Vietnam
ProvinceQuảng Ngãi Province
Area
 • Total160.1534 km2 (61.8356 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total302,440
 • Density1,625/km2 (4,210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (Indochina Time)
ClimateAm

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ClimateEdit

Quảng Ngãi has a tropical monsoon climate (Köppen Am). Temperatures are very warm to hot year round, although they do fall substantially between October and March. The rainy season lasts from September to December with a major risk of typhoons and the dry season is from January to August.

Climate data for Quảng Ngãi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 33.6
(92.5)
35.3
(95.5)
37.6
(99.7)
39.4
(102.9)
39.5
(103.1)
41.4
(106.5)
40.3
(104.5)
40.3
(104.5)
39.0
(102.2)
34.6
(94.3)
33.7
(92.7)
32.1
(89.8)
41.4
(106.5)
Average high °C (°F) 25.7
(78.3)
27.1
(80.8)
29.5
(85.1)
31.9
(89.4)
33.6
(92.5)
34.2
(93.6)
34.4
(93.9)
34.2
(93.6)
32.0
(89.6)
29.6
(85.3)
27.4
(81.3)
25.3
(77.5)
30.4
(86.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.6
(70.9)
22.4
(72.3)
24.3
(75.7)
26.6
(79.9)
28.3
(82.9)
28.9
(84.0)
28.9
(84.0)
28.6
(83.5)
27.2
(81.0)
25.7
(78.3)
24.0
(75.2)
22.2
(72.0)
25.7
(78.3)
Average low °C (°F) 19.2
(66.6)
19.7
(67.5)
21.1
(70.0)
23.1
(73.6)
24.7
(76.5)
25.2
(77.4)
24.9
(76.8)
24.9
(76.8)
24.1
(75.4)
23.2
(73.8)
21.8
(71.2)
19.9
(67.8)
22.6
(72.7)
Record low °C (°F) 12.4
(54.3)
14.1
(57.4)
13.4
(56.1)
17.3
(63.1)
19.6
(67.3)
20.0
(68.0)
21.1
(70.0)
20.0
(68.0)
20.6
(69.1)
17.0
(62.6)
15.5
(59.9)
12.9
(55.2)
12.4
(54.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 123
(4.8)
41
(1.6)
38
(1.5)
49
(1.9)
99
(3.9)
110
(4.3)
92
(3.6)
126
(5.0)
303
(11.9)
639
(25.2)
563
(22.2)
284
(11.2)
2,466
(97.1)
Average precipitation days 14.8 8.4 5.5 5.8 9.7 8.9 9.9 12.2 16.4 20.7 22.2 21.5 156.2
Average relative humidity (%) 87.5 86.6 85.2 83.3 81.1 79.7 79.1 80.3 84.7 87.6 88.4 88.5 84.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours 125 154 209 231 259 237 251 232 193 157 111 90 2,248
Source: Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology[1]

TourismEdit

Quảng Ngãi has benefited little from Vietnamese tourist industry. English is not widely spoken and most hotels deal only with Vietnamese customers.

Local attractions include:

  • Mỹ Lai Massacre Memorial Museum (12 km from Quảng Ngãi)
  • Ba Tơ Garden
  • Quảng Ngãi Square (Phạm Văn Đồng street)
  • Trà Khúc River
  • Tam Thương Quay
  • Thiên Bút Hill
  • General Museum of Quảng Ngãi Province
  • Ly Son Island
  • My Khe Beach
  • Châu Sa Champa Citadel (Ancient Amaravati)

TransportationEdit

Quảng Ngãi has rail connections to North-South Railways via Quảng Ngãi railway station. Air transport is served by Chu Lai International Airport in nearby province of Quảng Nam.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vietnam Building Code Natural Physical & Climatic Data for Construction" (PDF). Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.

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