NAM DNH PROVINCE,
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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
Map of Nam Dinh
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.
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
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
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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
Quang Ninh provinces via Nam Dinh.
Source: Vietnam Nation Administration of Tourism