Vietnam is a country located in the Indochina Peninsula, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific coast. Vietnam has a 4,550 km long borderline with China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west and to the east is Gulf of Tonkin and East sea.
Vietnam is located in the tropics, all around the year with high temperatures and great humidity. Vietnam can be divided into two major climatic zones. The North is a tropical climate, with four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, winter. The South is less influenced by monsoon and divided into two distinct seasons: dry and rainy seasons. South is quite stable and remains high all year round.
The average temperature in Vietnam ranges from 21oC to 27oC and increases gradually from North to South. In summer, the average temperature over the country is 25oC. Winter in the North, the temperature drops to the lowest in December and January. In the northern mountains such as Sa Pa, Tam Dao and Hoang Lien Son, the temperature drops to 0oC with snow.
Municipalities of Vietnam
Ha Noi is the capital of Viet Nam, located in Red River Delta. It has become the country's political, cultural center and considered to play a vital role in economy and international trade. Hanoi has a 1000-year history when king Ly Cong Uan moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Dai La under the name of Thang Long. Furthermore, Hanoi is well- known as a place with many famous tourist attractions in Vietnam.
Hai Phong is an important port city and owns the largest seaport in Vietnam’s northern region. Hai Phong is also a center of economy, culture, medicine, education, science and technology in the northern coast of Vietnam.
Hai Phong located on the main economic corridor. Haiphong is considered to become the main gateway for import and export in the northern region.
Da Nang is a dynamic city located in South Central Coast Vietnam, on the North-South arterial axis of roads, railways, sea and air; It is an important transport gateway for both Central and Central Highlands and the end of the East-West Economic Corridor passing through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. In addition, Da Nang has a great position among three World heritages: Hue Imperial City, Hoi An Ancient Town, My Son Sanctuary and Phong Nha - Ke Bang National park. Therefore, Da Nang is known to play the vital role in serving and transferring visitors. It is interesting to note that Da Nang was voted by the New York Times as one of the ideal destinations in the world in 2015.
Can Tho city was officially known as urban center of grade 1 by Prime Minister, belonging to key economic region in Mekong River Delta and was the forth key economic region in Vietnam. Can Tho has great potential for tourism development. Can Tho has the system of interlaced rivers, fruit orchards, and floating markets on the river.
If you come across a question about a dynamic city in Vietnam, the answer might always be Ho Chi Minh city - Formerly known as Saigon. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest in the country with a population of over 3.4 million (2017). Ho Chi Minh is also an important economic, cultural and educational center of Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City has a diverse and numerous potential for tourism development. Firstly, the geographical position of the city is convenient to connect tourism with localities in the country and abroad. Ho Chi Minh City is the gateway to the Eastern, Southwest, South Central and other regions of Vietnam.