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  Pleiku and Kontum : Introduction | Frommers.com
Kontum is 50km (31 miles) N of Pleiku; 245km (152 miles) N of Buon Ma Thuot; 198km (123 miles) W of Quy Nhon
Kontum, and the hills surrounding the provincial city, were home to some of the heaviest fighting at the war's end in 1972, and again after the "Vietnamization" of fighting, when the last holdout units of South Vietnamese soldiers were pummeled into submission along rocky ridges north of town.
The area around Kontum is home to a number of ethnic minorities: Large populations of Bannar people (famed for their high-peaked roof houses) live near the city center, and there are Sedang and Bo villages here, too.
www.frommers.com /destinations/pleikuandkontum/3622010001.html   (549 words)

  
 Montagnard Foundation
He was arrested and imprisoned on November 12, 2005 and has been imprisoning at the prison in the province of Kontum since.
He was arrested and imprisoned on November 4, 2005 and has been imprisoning at the prison in the province of Kontum since.
He was arrested and imprisoned on November 2, 2005 and has been imprisoning at the prison in the province of Kontum since.
www.montagnard-foundation.org /SPR_06-0327/kontum-1.htm   (523 words)

  
 Red Tanks, Troops Near Kontum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
KONTUM, Vietnam --This city is in danger of extinction.
Government forces were overwhelmed earlier this week at Tan Canh and Dak To, and those recently evacuated from "Rocket Ridge" northwest of Kontum, are quickly being regrouped and redeployed closer to the city to check the Communist push.
A fire base five miles north of Kontum is being manned by ARVN troops recently evacuated from fire base Delta when three Soviet-made tanks appeared on a nearby hill.
www.thebattleofkontum.com /stars/20.html   (449 words)

  
 Kontum Diary: The Journey
KONTUM DIARY: THE JOURNEY HOME records the tense, emotional moments of Paul and Nghia's first meeting, in Nghia's tiny Vietnamese village, 70 miles from Hanoi, in November, 1993.
As they travel on a 12-day journey through Vietnam, back to the battlefield near Kontum where their paths first crossed, they are forced to confront painful memories.
Besides the shock of Nghia's life-threatening condition, Nghia's son Dien defects during their visit to the United States, leaving behind a wife and child whom the elderly Nghia and his wife must now care for.
www.itvs.org /kontum/journey.html   (777 words)

  
 Travel Dalat Buonmathuot Kontum Pleiku Tours Information about Dalat Buonmathuot Kontum Pleiku by local tour operator ...
Kontum is a small town with the surrounding area littered with ethnic minority villages.
The large friendly indigenous population can be visited on a foot tour from Kontum and as a result of their limited exposure to tourism, they are still happy to see foreigners.
Kontum is still a fairly small town and is not too popular on the tourist trail.
www.threeland.com /dalat_buonmethuot_kontum_pleiku.htm   (1736 words)

  
 Before the Cease Fire
Kontum City is located near the northern end of a high, rolling plateau with the airfield on the north side of the city at an elevation of over 1800 feet.
Although Kontum was the last major city north of Pleiku in the western highlands, Highway 14 (QL-14) continued as an improved road as far as the ARVN outpost at Dak To, about 40 kilometers north of Kontum.
The forward ARVN defenses northwest of Kontum were manned by the 44th Regiment, 23d Division at Base N, a strongpoint constructed behind the Dak La Stream and on Eo Gio hill, astride Highway 14 north of Base N, near the Kontum airfield.
www.riciok.com /Cease_Fire/before_the_cease_fire.htm   (6761 words)

  
 Pleiku and Kontum : Planning a Trip | Frommers.com
Kontum is 50km (31 miles) north of Pleiku and 245km (152 miles) from Buon Ma Thuot.
The sights in both Pleiku and Kontum are all far out in the hills, so you'll have to arrange some kind of transport or tour.
This is popular turf for the Easy Riders from Dalat and, in fact, you'll be grateful you have a guide here because most of what you'll want to see in the countryside, whether coffee plantations or rural homes and workplaces, requires some kind of introduction or an ability with the Vietnamese language.
www.frommers.com /destinations/pleikuandkontum/3622010002.html   (706 words)

  
 EDUCATION
Kontum province lies in the Central Tay Nguyen Highlands and shares a border with Laos.
Kontum is 49 km from Pleiku, 198 km from Qui Nhon, 246 km from Buon Ma Thuot and 436 km from Nha Trang.
The boarding house in Kontum for ethnic minority students has admitted 60 children (6 to 18 years old) from 1st to 12th grades with no distinction made according to social class, ethnicity or religion.
homepage.internet.lu /spcdanang/boardingkontum.htm   (769 words)

  
 Battle of Kontum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Kontum was fought during North Vietnam's Nguyen Hue Campaign.
This left the defence of Kontum to the South Vietnamese 22nd Division.
With their positions consolidated around Kontum two North Vietnamese divisions, well-supported by armour and artillery, launched the attack with a heavy barrage of artillery and rocket fire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Kontum   (211 words)

  
 TOW FIRINGS
At the end of April massive B-52 strikes around Kontum began to have their effect on the NVA, and the seige of the city ended in early May. But the NVA's foothold in the Central Highlands had been established and would not be lost.
Kontum was reinforced during the afternoon by the 3rd battalion, 47th Regiment from Pleiku.
It is significant to note that in the Battle of Kontum on 26 and 27 May, USAF tactical air was not able to respond to the armor threat because of low daytime cloud ceilings of 5,000 feet in the area.
www.angelfire.com /ga2/vnhistory/2RAC.html   (16195 words)

  
 Home page
KonTum is the northernmost of central highland with 550 meters above sea-level.
Kontum has great potentiality for Eco-tourism because of tropical jungle, bio-diversity, the flora and fauna of ChuMomRay and NgocLinh natural reserves, and the Rong houses (Communal houses) in every hill tribe village.
Kontum is the most primitive town in Central highland.
www.sinhbalo.com /the_central_highland.html   (945 words)

  
 Kontum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kontum or Kon Tum is the capital city Kon Tum Province in Vietnam.
It is located inland in central Vietnam, near the borders with Laos and Cambodia.
After the Army of North Vietnam invaded South Vietnam on March 30, 1972, two divisions attempted to capture Kontum.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kontum   (84 words)

  
 The Battle of Kontum - Home
The third was in II Corps where two NVA divisions tried to capture the provincial capital of Kontum.
After all these years, it is my hope that some of the insights gained during this period will be of use to others and may provide a better understanding of this battle.
This web site on the Battle of Kontum is my effort to commemorate those few Americans who stayed and fought with the South Vietnamese, especially the aviators who did extraordinary things in a battle most Americans never heard of.
www.thebattleofkontum.com   (319 words)

  
 Vietnam adventures
These tribes can be visited around Kontum, Pleiku, Buon ma thuot and Dalat.
The distance between Kontum and Pleiku is 46 km and on this road you will get a glimpse of the traditional minority houses built on stilts.
There are still many traditional hill tribe villages in and around Kontum, and the best way to visit these is with a guide.
members.tripod.com /vietnam_adventures/center_h.htm   (2129 words)

  
 Kontum Diary: The Journey Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When an American soldier seeks to return a forgotten diary to its rightful owner - after twenty-five years and across continents - the former enemies are inspired to carve out an enduring friendship and a private peace.
KONTUM DIARY: THE JOURNEY HOME is the documentary follow-up to KONTUM DIARY (ITVS, 1994).
It chronicles the momentous meeting between American veteran Paul Reed and Vietnamese veteran Nguyen Van Nghia, author of the poetic diary, and follows the two men as they undertake an odyssey of forgiveness and reconciliation.
www.itvs.org /kontum/index.html   (86 words)

  
 VC Monsoon 1965 Attacks (m)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The VC next struck two simultaneous blows in widely separated areas in northern Kontum and southern Phu Bon Province as they attacked two key bridges on the roads between provincial capitals and outlying district towns (see map).
In Kontum Province at 2300 hours on 28 May, the garrison of the key bridge at Pokaha reported it was under attack by an estimated battalion.
The district chief sent another appeal for reinforcements to the province chief, stressing that he was completely surrounded and was in a precarious position because of the falling morale of the Regional and Popular Forces.
members.tripod.com /~nguyentin/monsoon65-2.htm   (3755 words)

  
 Chapter 5: Three Companies at Dak To
The North Vietnamese Army objective was not to reduce all Free World outposts in Kontum, but to chalk up a sorely needed victory by seizing just one- the Dak To complex-a few kilometers from a key French post of the same name that was overrun in 1954.
In early October 1967 the 4th Division was screening Kontum with one mechanized battalion.
Since most of the elements of that division operated in Pleiku Province and the southwestern panhandle of Kontum Province, their presence in central Kontum represented a shift of from sixty to a hundred kilometers to the north.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/Vietnam/7-ff/Ch5.htm   (7288 words)

  
 Viewing Vietnam from Space - Images   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In these pictures, the lower Plateau is clearly divided from the higher plateau on which Kontum Province rests.
The Capital of Kontum Province is the City of Kontum.
In the far north are the forested regions of Kontum and Quang Nam Provinces.
coombs.anu.edu.au /~vern/space/kontum.html   (147 words)

  
 Kontum Jun 66 to Aug 66 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The next stop for the 390th Traveling Circus was just outside the MACV compound in Kontum.
We were separated from the forward base of the 48th and we had to fend for ourselves.
I had this shaving stand build from shell crates and I captured rain water in the tent flaps.
www.390tc.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Kontum_6606_6608.htm   (307 words)

  
 Battle of Kontum
The attack on Kontum, the capital of Kontum Province, was initially stopped
Soldiers of the 1/22 Infantry return fire during the battle of Kontum.
in the defense of the Provincial Capital of Kontum, during the Tet Offensive of 1968.
1-22infantry.org /history/kontumtitle.htm   (188 words)

  
 The Harvard Crimson :: News :: Vietnamese Prepare to Defend Hue; Thousands Are Fleeing From Kontum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Thousands of civilians are leaving Kontum, the central highlands provincial capital, as North Vietnamese troops move steadily south along Highway 14.
An escape route to Pleiku from Kontum was opened to civilian traffic yesterday for the first time in ten days.
Others say that the North Vietnamese are steadily consolidating and regrouping their forces and will attack when this move is complete.
www.thecrimson.com /printerfriendly.aspx?ref=244083   (305 words)

  
 cacgiamuckontum
Giám mục đại diện Tông Toà Kontum (Vic.
Nhậm chức Giám mục Chính Toà Kontum: 27.4.1961 – 02.10.1975, có Đức Khâm sứ Toà Thánh Mario Brini chủ lễ tại nhà thờ chính toà Kontum.
Nhậm chức Giám mục Chính Tòa Kontum : 28.8.2003.
members.cox.net /phamhungson/xmas03/cacgiamuckontum.htm   (974 words)

  
 kontum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The documentary—a follow-up to KONTUM DIARY—records the momentous meeting between American veteran Paul Reed and Nguyen Van Nghia, author of the poetic diary, and follows the two men as they undertake an odyssey of forgiveness and reconciliation.
KONTUM DIARY: THE JOURNEY HOME will air on PBS over Memorial Weekend (check local listings).
Narrated by Peter Coyote, the film was directed by Stevan M. Smith, and produced by Stevan M. Smith and Phil Sturholm for ITVS with funds provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and other funders.
www.ojc.org /NL/may99/kontum.html   (263 words)

  
 Vietnam 2003
Pleiku, Kontum, and Dak To The Central Highlands are beautiful and provide a mild climate for the residents.
When their tour guide discovered that we were vets, he requested that we meet with them before we left for Kontum and Dak To that day.
It was an emotional meeting for all of us and we were glad for the chance encounter.
www.angelfire.com /oh5/d_coyne/pleiku.htm   (618 words)

  
 Kontum,Vietnam Tourist Destination,Vietnam Destination,Destination Vietnam Kontum,Vietnam Travel Destination G,Vietnam ...
More than 50% of the Kon Tum’s population comprises numerous minorities such as Xo Dang, Ba Na, Gie Trieng, Brau, Gia Rai, and Ro Mam.The annual average temperature is 23.4°C. Economic potentialities: agriculture.
Kontum is 49km from Pleiku, 198km from Qui Nhon, 246km from Buon Ma Thuot and 436km from Nha Trang.
Road, Buses and minibuses leave for Pleiku, Buon Ma Thuot, Qui Nhon, Quang Ngai and Hue, Hanoi, Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City on a daily basis.
www.vietnamimpression.com /Kontum_Destination.asp   (336 words)

  
 Vietmedia: Vietnam Music Lyrics Culture Chat Midi Picture Image News History
Kontum got its name from the Bana tribe, meaning "a small village by a lake".
Kontum is blessed with basaltic soil and fl soil in valleys suitable for rice, corn, tea, coffee, and cotton growing.
The dry season starts from January to April.
www.vietmedia.com /landscape/?L=kontum.html   (88 words)

  
 Kontum Hotels, Kontum Gialai Hotels Reservation, Vietnam Kontum hotels & resorts reservation, Kontum hotel & resort ...
Kontum Hotels, Kontum Gialai Hotels Reservation, Vietnam Kontum hotels & resorts reservation, Kontum hotel & resort online booking, Kontum accommodation, Hotels & Resorts in Kontum
The Vietnam Lodging Team offers a variety of nationwide hotel information & reservations service under the management of TNK Travel Vietnam Coporation.
- Two star hotel located in the center of Kontum town close to trading center, the Hotel is ideal place for business a tourists.
www.vietnamlodging.net /hotels-kontum.php   (652 words)

  
 OV1 | Central highlands
The central highlands cover the southern part of the Truong Son Mountain range and comprise the provinces of Lam Dong, Daklak, Gia Lai and Kontum.
The area is home to several ethnic minority groups with only about two million people, but has always been considered important due to its strategic location: close proximity to the Cambodian border, the Ho Chi Minh trail and national route 1A.
Visit to Kontum market and old bishopric office building.
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/6979.html   (282 words)

  
 Central Highland tours Vietnam, Buon Me Thuot, Kontum, Pleiku, Gia Lai, Bahna, Ede hilltribe people.
Of course this tour is featured by the Secrets of Central Highlands.
In the evening, enjoy the traditional gong musis of "Bahnar" Tribe before staying in a "Rong" House at Konkototu village.
Day 04: KONTUM - QUANG NGAI (B/L/D) Trek back to Kontum via K'pong and K'nam villages, visiting a Banar tribe wooden church.
www.threeland.com /tour_travel_vietnam_central_vietnam.htm   (376 words)

  
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