Place:Bac Kan, Bac Kan, Vietnam

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NameBac Kan
Alt namesBac-kansource: Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-12
B́ăc Cạnsource: Gazetteer of Vietnam (1986) I, 87
TypeCity
Coordinates22.133°N 105.833°E
Located inBac Kan, Vietnam
See alsoB́ăc Thái, Vietnam
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Bắc Kạn is the capital of Bắc Kạn Province, Vietnam. The province's only city, it is bordered by Bạch Thông District to the north, north-east and west and Chợ Mới District to the south-east and south-west.

The town traces its origins to a fort established in 1880 and upgraded to city on 11 March 2015. It is divided into six wards: , Đức Xuân, Sông Cầu, , Huyền Tụng and and 2 communes: , . Bac Kan is an inhabited place.

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