Binh Tri Thien
Binh Tri Thien is the name of an old province in the North Central region of Vietnam.
The province was established in 1975 on the basis of merging three provinces of Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien and Vinh Linh. By 1989, Binh Tri Thien province was divided into three provinces: Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue as today.
Binh Tri Thien province has geographical location:
The North borders with Nghe Tinh province
To the south, it borders Quang Nam - Da Nang province
East sea bordering the east
The West borders Laos.
On September 20, 1975, the Politburo of the Party Central Committee issued Resolution No. 245 deciding to merge the three provinces of Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien and Vinh Linh into Binh Tri Thien province.
When consolidated, Binh Tri Thien province initially had 23 administrative units including: Hue city (province capital), 2 towns of Dong Ha, Dong Hoi and 20 districts: A Luoi, Bo Trach, Cam Lo, Gio Linh, Hai Lang, Huong Hoa, Huong Thuy, Huong Tra, Le Thuy, Minh Hoa, Nam Dong, Phong Dien, Phu Loc, Phu Vang, Quang Dien, Quang Ninh, Quang Trach, Trieu Phong, Tuyen Hoa, Vinh Linh.
According to Decision No. 62-CP of the Government Council of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam dated March 11, 1977, the districts were consolidated and the changes were as follows:
Merge two districts of Phu Loc, Nam Dong and 2 communes: Vinh Xuan and Vinh Thanh of Phu Vang district into a new Phu Loc district.
Merge two districts of Phu Vang (except 2 communes: Vinh Xuan, Vinh Thanh) and Huong Thuy into Huong Phu district
Consolidating three districts of Phong Dien, Quang Dien and Huong Tra into Huong Dien district
Merge the two districts of Trieu Phong and Hai Lang into Trieu Hai district
Merge two districts of Le Thuy and Quang Ninh into Le Ninh district
Consolidating three districts of Vinh Linh, Gio Linh and Cam Lo into Ben Hai district
Merge two districts of Minh Hoa and Tuyen Hoa (except for 9 communes: Van Hoa, Phu Hoa, Canh Hoa, Tien Hoa, Mai Hoa, Chau Hoa, Ngu Hoa, Cao Hoa and Quang Hoa) into a new Tuyen Hoa district.
Merger of 9 communes: Culture, Phu Hoa, Canh Hoa, Tien Hoa, Mai Hoa, Chau Hoa, Ngu Hoa, Cao Hoa and Quang Hoa of Tuyen Hoa district into Quang Trach district
Merged Huong Lap commune of Vinh Linh district into Huong Hoa district. Since then, Binh Tri Thien province has the provincial capital of Hue city, 2 towns: Dong Ha, Dong Hoi and 11 districts: A Luoi, Ben Hai, Bo Trach , Huong Dien, Huong Hoa, Huong Phu, Le Ninh, Phu Loc, Quang Trach, Trieu Hai, Tuyen Hoa.
On June 30, 1989, the 5th session of the VIII National Assembly issued a resolution to divide Binh Tri Thien province to re-establish Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue provinces:
Quang Binh province includes Dong Hoi town and 4 districts: Bo Trach, Le Ninh, Quang Trach and Tuyen Hoa.
Quang Tri province has Dong Ha town and 3 districts: Ben Hai, Huong Hoa and Trieu Hai.
Thua Thien Hue province has Hue city and 4 districts: A Luoi, Huong Dien, Huong Phu and Phu Loc.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee through the periods
Bui San (1977-1981)
Vu Thang (1981-1985)
Nguyen Van Luong (1985-1989).
Song about Binh Tri Thien
Binh Tri Thien's smoke and fire by Nguyen Van Thuong.