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Hoàng Sa District

Hoàng Sa District
Huyện Hoàng Sa
District
Country  Vietnam
Region South Central Coast
Province Da Nang
Government
 • People's Committee Chairman Vo Cong Chanh[1]
 • Headquarters 132 Yen Bai St., Hai Chau District, Da Nang
Area
 • Total 118 sq mi (305 km2)
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)
Website .vn.gov.dananghoangsa

Hoàng Sa is an island district of Da Nang in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam.[2] It covers an area of 305 km2 of the Paracel Islands, including these main features: Pattle Island, North Reef, Robert Island, Discovery Reef, Passu Keah, Triton Island, Tree Island, North Island, Middle Island, South Island, Woody Island, Lincoln Island, Duncan Island, Bombay Reef, Observation Bank, West Sand, Vuladdore Reef, Pyramid Rock.[3] In 2009, Vietnam appointed an official, Dang Cong Ngu, to be the first[1] chairman of Hoàng Sa District.[4][5] The incumbent is Vo Cong Chanh, who was appointed on May 5th, 2014.[1] Vietnam does not control any of the islands it claims and the entire Paracel Islands is under the administration of the People's Republic of China as part of Sansha prefecture.

Vietnam established Hoàng Sa district in 1982 as part of Quang Nam-Da Nang province.[6] Since Quảng Nam and Da Nang were split in November 1996, the island district has belonged to Da Nang.[5]

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References

  1. ^ a b c (Vietnamese)"Đà Nẵng có tân chủ tịch huyện đảo Hoàng Sa [Danang has new chairman of Hoang Sa District]". VnExpress. 2014-05-05. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  2. ^ (Vietnamese)"Nghị định của Chính phủ 07-CP ngày 23 tháng 01 năm 1997 về việc thành lập đơn vị hành chính trực thuộc thành phố Đà Nẵng". Retrieved 2012-08-28. 
  3. ^ (Vietnamese)"Huyện đảo Hoàng Sa [Hoang Sa District]". Da Nang City. Retrieved 2012-08-28. 
  4. ^ Zhiqun Zhu. China's New Diplomacy: Rationale, Strategies and Significance. p. 189.  
  5. ^ a b "Hoang Sa Island district to have new chairman". Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Vietnam. Retrieved 2012-08-28. 
  6. ^ "The Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes and international law 1988". Authority of Foreign Information Service of Vietnam. Retrieved 2012-08-28. 


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