Nam Dinh, Vietnam

Nam Dinh province

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Nam Dinh province's brief facts  

NAM DNH PROVINCE, NORTH VIETNAM

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

 

Area: 1,650.8 sq. km.
Population: 1,974.3 thousand habitants (2006)
Capital: Nam Dinh City.
Districts: Vu Ban, My Loc, Y Yen, Nam Truc, Truc Ninh, Xuan Truong, Giao Thuy, Nghia Hung, Hai Hau.

Official website of Nam Dinh province

Map of Nam Dinh

 

Geography

Situated on Red River Delta, Nam Dinh is contiguous to Ha Nam, Thai Binh provinces on the north, Ninh Binh Province on the west and the East Sea on the east with 72km seaside. Nam Dinh is not only a granary of midland in the North but also a center of textile industry in Vietnam.

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Tourism

Nam Dinh is proud of Tran Royal Remains on Tuc Mac Village, the native land of the Tran Kings and national hero Tran Hung Dao, comprising Thien Truong and Co Trach temples and Pho Minh Pagoda and Tower. The province is also famous for Phu Day Remains on Vu Ban District. These remains including Phu Tien Huong (the Tien Huong Temple), the Van Cat Temple and the tomb of Goddess Lieu Hanh have high value of architecture.
Coming to Xuan Thuy National Park, tourists enjoy observing many of special birds, 9 types of which are listed in the world's Red Book. From November to April, it is a gathering place for tens of thousands of birds migrating from the North. Beside that, tourists are interested in admiring varieties of orchids, camellias and roses in Vi Khe Ornamental Plant Village, swimming in Thinh Long Beach.
Every year, Nam Dinh held special traditional events like Vieng Fair, Phu Day, Co Le, Dai Bi, Keo Hanh Thien, Vong Cung pagodas, Tran Temple festivals. Cheo, van, xam songs, puppet showing and boat racing are preserved here.

Hotels in Nam Dinh

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Festivals

in February | in March | in August | in September | in October |

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Tourist attractions

Co Le Pagoda

Pho Minh Pagoda

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Ethnic groups

Viet (Kinh), Tay, Muong, Hoa...

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Transportation

Nam Dinh is 90km from Hanoi. Reunification Express Train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City stops in Nam Dinh. National Highway No.21 links National Highway No.1A to center of Nam Dinh. National Highway No.10 from Ninh Binh Town to Thai Binh, Hai Phong, Quang Ninh provinces via Nam Dinh.

Source: Vietnam Nation Administration of Tourism

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