Phan Thiet

Located on an arm of the South China Sea, Phan Thiết is one of Vietnam’s most important fishing areas. Its population is roughly 205,333 (as of 2004). Located on an arm of the South China Sea, Phan Thiết is one of Vietnam’s most important fishing areas. Its population is roughly 205,333 (as of 2004). During the Vietnam War, Phan Thiết was the site of the U.S. military base known as Landing Zone Betty, which was located at the now closed airfield southwest of the city. In recent years, Phan Thiết, the former kingdom of Champa, has been transformed into a resort destination.

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