Quang Tri sees transformative changes 50 years after liberation

Since its liberation 50 years ago, the central province of Quang Tri has seen significant changes, especially in transport infrastructure, with many new projects arising from the sites of the former battlefield.

The Hieu River runs through the centre of Dong Ha City, the capital of Quang Tri Province.
The Hieu River runs through the centre of Dong Ha City, the capital of Quang Tri Province.
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The Dong Ha Market resembles boats reaching out to the sea, symbolising the city’s development aspirations.

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Dong Ha City on the 50th liberation anniversary of Quang Tri Province.

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Le Duan Park with the administrative buildings of Dong Ha City in the background.

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The Dong Ha Bridge links two sides of the Hieu River.

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A bird's-eye view of Dong Ha City - the political, economic and cultural centre of Quang Tri Province.

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Fidel Park in the centre of Dong Ha City.

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A bird’s-eye view of Dong Ha Stadium.

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Hung Vuong Street in the centre of Dong Ha City.

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In the background of the north-south railway bridge is a new cable-stayed bridge under construction with the main pillar resembling a lotus bud.

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A bridge combined with a saltwater intrusion prevention dam across the Hieu River, which was completed in 2021.

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Cua Tung Beach in Vinh Linh District, about 30 kilometres to the north of Dong Ha City.