Khanh Hoa Province
From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Located on the coast of Central Vietnam, the capital of Khanh Hoa Province is Nha Trang. Phu Yen Province is the northern border. On the west, it borders on Dac Lac and Lam Dong provinces, and Ninh Thuan Province is to the south.
The capital is
When part of South Vietnam, it was the headquarters of two major commands, Army of the Republic of Viet Nam (ARVN) II Corps tactical zone and U.S. I Field Force Vietnam. U.S. 5th Special Forces Group, and its counterpart, the Lac Luong Dac Biet (LLDB) were also based in Nha Trang.
Cam Ranh Bay
This was a major port and logistical center in South Vietnam.
After the Socialist Republic of Vietnam was formed, the Soviet Union operated a large signals intelligence facility here, which was shut down in 2001. Russia still uses the port for servicing warships.