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Da Nang

(dənăng`, dän äng), formerly

Tourane

(to͞orăn`, –rän`), city (1990 est. pop. 371,000), central Vietnam, a port on the South China Sea. One of the largest cities in Vietnam, it has an excellent deepwater harbor (dredged and improved by the United States) and is a busy commercial port. Its commercial airport, also modernized by the United States, is one of the largest in the area. There are textile mills and machinery plants in the city. Da Nang Bay was the scene (1535) of the first landing of Europeans in Vietnam. The city was originally ceded to France by AnnamAnnam
, historic region (c.58,000 sq mi/150,200 sq km) and former state, in central Vietnam, SE Asia. The capital was Hue. The region extended nearly 800 mi (1,290 km) along the South China Sea between Tonkin on the north and Cochin China on the south.
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 in 1787 and became (after 1858) a French concession. It was the site of a huge U.S. military base during the Vietnam War. The city is home to the Cham Museum, and there are many Cham ruins in the city and the surrounding area.

Da Nang

 

(Tourane). a city and port in South Vietnam in Quang Nam Province, on the shore of the South China Sea. Population, 334,200 (1968, according to UN statistics). The city has food-flavoring and textile (cotton and silk) enterprises.

Da Nang

a port in central Vietnam, on the South China Sea. Pop.: 448 000 (2005 est.)
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