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Hội An, also Faifo, is a city of Vietnam, on the coast of the South China Sea in the South Central Coast of Vietnam. It is located in Quang Nam province and is home to approximately 120,000 inhabitants. It is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site. (Wikipepia)

Hội An est une ville du Viêt Nam, située dans la province de Quảng Nam, à trente kilomètres au sud de Đà Nẵng, sur la rivière Thu Bồn. Elle compte environ 120 000 habitants. La vieille ville de Hội An a été inscrite au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO le 4 décembre 1999. Jadis, Hội An était appelée Faifo en français, nom d'usage officiel pendant la période coloniale. (Wikipédia)

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  • Copyright: Eric Nguyen (globe-trotteur) (23)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-07-13
  • Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-06-09 15:26
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