World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Tam Kỳ

Article Id: WHEBN0006629117
Reproduction Date:

Title: Tam Kỳ  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Quảng Nam Province, List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Vietnam War, 52nd Infantry Regiment (United States), Da Nang, Tam Ky
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Tam Kỳ

Tam Ky
Thành phố Tam Kỳ
Tam Ky is located in Vietnam
Tam Ky
Tam Ky
Location of in Vietnam
Country Vietnam
Province Quảng Nam Province
Time zone GMT +7

Tam Kỳ (  ) (IATA: TMK) is the capital city of Quảng Nam Province, in the South Central Coast of Vietnam.


Tam Kỳ city has a history of more than 105 years. The town was established in 1906 under the Nguyễn Dynasty as an administrative and tax post.[1] During the Vietnam War, the city was the main base of US military in Quảng Nam province (what was then Quang Tin province). The communists captured the city on 24 March 1975.

In 1997, the local government made it the capital of Quảng Nam province. Since then, there has been substantial development within the city.

Tam Kỳ city is famous for Tam Kỳ chicken rice, which is recognised nationally and many beaches.


The city is served by the Tam Kỳ Railway Station, which is connected to all routes from the North to South of Vietnam. It is 70 km from Da Nang international airport to the city, which takes about 1 hour of driving. It is 30 km from Chu Lai national airport. There is a free daily shuttle bus between the airport and the Quảng Ngãi city center. There are also other means of transportation including car and bus.


  1. ^ Bradley Camp Davis States of Banditry: The Nguyễn Government, Bandit Rule, and the culture of power in the post-Taiping China-Vietnam Borderlands 2008 Page 106 "unspecified bandits ransacked two tax posts, including Tam Kỳ ... Tam Kỳ returned Steady revenue"

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.