Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture in the Southeast Asian, the city has Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. There are many little temples, pagodas. Hnoi is a lot shopping center such as Dong Xuan market, selling household goods and street food.
Area: 1,291 mi²
Weather: 88°F (31°C), Wind N at 5 mph (8 km/h), 62% Humidity
Hotels: 3-star averaging $30, 5-star averaging $120. Hotels in hanoi
Population: 7.088 million (2014)
Overview of Hanoi Capital: Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam from 1976 to the present, and it is the capital of North Vietnam in 1946, is the largest city in Vietnam in terms of size with 3328, 9 km2 as well as locally in second place with 6.996 million persons of population (2014). Currently, Hanoi Capital and Ho Chi Minh City is a special grade of Vietnam. Hanoi is situated in the center of the Fertile Red River delta, where it soon to have became a center of politics and religion since the beginning of history Vietnam. 1010, Ly Cong Uan, the first king of the Ly Dynasty, decided to build a new capital in this land with the name of Thang Long. During the dynasty of the Ly, Tran, Le, Mac, Thang Long is the place for center of business, culture education in the north of Vietnam. Until Nguyen Dynasty was took over the reign, the capital was moved to Hue and named Thang Long was changed into Hanoi, Hanoi began in 1831 under King Minh Mang of Nguyen Dynasty. In 1902, Hanoi became the capital of the Indochinese Federation and the French re-built & reset the capital. Through two wars, Hanoi is the capital of North Vietnam and Vietnam after the unification of north & south, Hanoi capital keep important role for history, culture, politic and tourism for Vietnam until today.
After the expansion of administrative boundaries in August 2008, Hanoi now has 12 districts, 1 town and 17 rural districts. Currently, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City is two economic centers - particularly important society of Vietnam. In 2014, Economic Capital growth continues, inflation is under control. Gross domestic product in Hanoi to be estimated 8.8% and higher than in 2013 (8.5%). Budget revenues in the province is estimated at 130 100 billion.
Overview of climate: It is very typical of climate & weather for Red river delta & Northern part of Vietnam, it is the feature of tropical weather that is very hot & raining in summer & very cold & dry in them winter time. Hanoi is being in the tropical zone that bring Hanoi a lot of sunshine & having high temperature, the average of radiation’s sun of the year is 122, 8 kcal/cm2, the average of air temperature is 23,6ºC. Because of the sea climate’s influence, Hanoi is very humid & very high rainfall of the year, precipitation is average of 1.800 mm of the year, has 114 raining day of the year.
Seasons in Hanoi: The Hanoi climate’s feature is changing of the hot & cold period, it is hot & raining from May to September, the average of temperature is 29,2ºC, the cold period is from November to March of the next year that is average temperature is 15,2ºC of the winter time. The changing weather & climate between the 2 periods is spring (April) & autumn (October) time. Therefore Hanoi has four seasons (spring, summer, autumn, winter). The four seasons are changing, that make Hanoi to be very typical beauty following the changing of climate in Hanoi.
The difference of cliamte between of regions: The geography’s feature to effect the climate of any region in Hanoi, It is particularly Son Tay town, the climate effects by mountain, hill & red river delta, but in generally the Hanoi climate & weather is not so much different between of regions.
The best time to travel in Hanoi: It is the autumn, winter & spring (October to April of the next year) period, it is very cool, no raining, no thunder-storm & the average temperature is 20oc – 250c.
The most visiting places in Hanoi: Highlights in Hanoi capital such as Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of literature, Vietnam Ethnology Museum, Hoan Kiem Lake & Ngoc Son Temple – The Old Quarter .
The best tour in Hanoi: Hanoi & Halong Bay – 4 days, Hanoi – Halong & Tam Coc – 5 days, Hanoi – Sapa & Halong Tour – 6 days, Hanoi & Halong Muslim Tour - 4 days, Hanoi City Tour - Full Day
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