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Morning Sunlight Bridge (Huc) Hanoi
Morning Sunlight Bridge (Huc) at Hoan Kiem Lake (the Lake of the Returned Sword) in the historical center of Hanoi.

About Hanoi

Seal of Hanoi, capital of VietnamSatellite view is showing Hanoi, the national capital of Viet Nam. The city is located in the Red River Delta, in the northern part of the country, about 100 km inland west from the coast of South China Sea.

Hanoi street scene
Hanoi street scene.
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Hanoi means "the hinterland between the rivers" (Ha: river, Noi: interior). The city was the capital of North Vietnam from 1954 until July 1976, when it became the capital of a reunified Vietnam.

Today the city has a population of about 3.3 million inhabitants, 6.5 million people live in the metropolitan area, largest city in Vietnam is Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon).

Hanoi is famous for its numerous ancient Buddhist pagodas, the "Old, or French Quarter", its ubiquitous street vendors, and a plethora of motorbikes which are used to transport really everything.

In October 2010 the city has celebrated its 1000th birthday anniversary (1010-2010).

Spoken language is Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt), French is understood to some extent, and English is hardly spoken.

Just zoom in (+) to see Ho Hoan Kiem (literally translated: Lake of the Returned Sword) with Tortoise Tower in south and the small Jade Island on which is the Ngoc Son Temple (Jade Mountain Temple); adjacent north lies the Old Quarter of Hanoi.

The map shows a city map of Hanoi with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Noi Bai International Airport official website (IATA code: HAN). North Vietnam's major airport is situated in a distance of about 27 km (17 mi) by road (via Võ Nguyên Giáp Rd) north of Hanoi's city center.

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Local Time Hanoi:
Friday-July-19  19:43  
UTC/GMT +7 hours
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City Coordinates: 21°2′0″N 105°51′00″E
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