CITY, SOUTH CENTER VIETNAM
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Area: 1,257.3 sq. km
Population: 788.5 thousand habitants (2006)
- 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
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
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.
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
Viet (Kinh), Hoa,
Co Tu, Tay...
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