Da Nang, Vietnam

Da Nang province

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Da Nang province's brief facts  

DA NANG CITY, SOUTH CENTER VIETNAM

Geography | Tourism | Festivals | Tourist attractions | Ethnic Groups | Transportation

 

Area: 1,257.3 sq. km
Population: 788.5 thousand habitants (2006)
Administrative divisions:
- Districts: Hai Chau, Thanh Khe, Son Tra, Ngu Hanh Son, Lien Chieu, Cam Le.
- Rural districts: Hoa Vang, Hoang Sa.

Official website of Da Nang City

Map of Da Nang

 

Geography

Da Nang City is located in middle of Central Vietnam, between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, separated from Laos by the western Truong Son Mountains. It is surrounded by Thua Thien-Hue along the northern border and Quang Nam on the southern border. It is embraced by the East Sea with 150km of seacoast.
Topography is rather complex. The south is impressive Hai Van Pass with Mang Mountain 1,708m, Ba Na Mountain 1,487m. The east is Son Tra Peninsula, an ideal site of yellow sand beaches, historical remains, and rare bird and animal species. The south is Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountains). The seashore is Hoang Sa archipelago with a large fishery.
Climate: Da Nang is located in the zone of typical tropical monsoon, temperate and equable climate. The city's weather bears the combination of the north and the south climate characters with the inclination to the former. There are two seasons: the wet from August to December and the dry season from January to July, cold waves are occasional but they are of average and short lasting. Average humidity is 83.4%.
Average temperature is about 26ºC, the highest is 28-30ºC in June, July, August, the lowest is 18-23ºC in December, January, February. In Ba Na Mountain, the temperature is 20ºC. Average rainfall is 2,505mm per year that concentrates during October and November.

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Tourism

Da Nang is an ancient land, closely related with the Sa Huynh cultural traditions. Many imposing, palaces, towers, temples, citadels and ramparts, the vestiges from 1st to 13th are still to be seen in Cham Museum
Da Nang has other various interesting attractions as Ba Na Tourist Resort, Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountains) as well as the Linh Ung Pagoda, Han River, and My An, Non Nuoc beaches, stretching on dozens of kilometers...

Hotels in Da Nang

Accommodation in Da Nang

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Festivals

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Tourist attractions

Ba Na – Chua Mount Tourist Area

Hai Van Pass

Marble Mountains

Non Nuoc Beach

Son Tra Peninsula

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bo Ban Communal House

Dien Hai Citadel

Fifth Division Museum

Hai Chau Communal House

Ho Chi Minh Museum

Khue Trung Cemetery

Long Thu Pagoda Stele

Museum of Cham Sculpture

Nai Nam Communal House

Ong Ich Khiem Tomb

Qua Giang Communal House

Tuy Loan Communal House

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Ethnic groups

Viet (Kinh), Hoa, Co Tu, Tay...

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Transportation

Road: Da Nang is 108km from Hue, 130km from Quang Ngai, 763km from Hanoi, and 947km from Ho Chi Minh City.
Air: The Da Nang International Airport is 2.5km south-west of the city center. There are domestic flights to some cities. There are direct flight from Bangkok, Hong Kong, Siem Riep, Taipei and Singapore to Da Nang City by Vietnam Airlines, PB Air, Siem Riep Air way, Far Transportation and Sil Airway.
Train: Thong Nhat Express train, which connects Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, stop in Da Nang.
Water: There are marine routes to international and domestic ports. Tien Sa and Han River ports are located in a very wonderful position.

Source: Vietnam Nation Administration of Tourism

Related information:

Ba Na Mountain | Da Nang City | Da Nang - City of dreams | Diving in Son Tra peninsula | Non Nuoc beach | Da Nang - a great place to go |

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