Hanoi, also spelled Ha Noi, city, capital of Vietnam. The city is situated in northern Vietnam on the western bank of the Red River, about 85 miles (140 km) inland from the South China Sea.
Where is the location of Vietnam?
What is Hanoi called today?
In 1010, Vietnamese emperor Lý Thái Tổ established the capital of the imperial Vietnamese nation Đại Việt in modern-day central Hanoi, naming the city Thăng Long (literally “Ascending Dragon”).
|Hanoi Hà Nội|
|Region||Red River Delta|
|Founded by||An Dương Vương|
What hemisphere is Hanoi Vietnam in?
Location on a Map: GPS Coordinates of Vietnam
This places Vietnam in the eastern and northern hemispheres. The latitude reflects whether a country is located above or below the equator. With a latitudinal coordinate in the north, Vietnam is also north of the equatorial plane.
What is the closest country to Vietnam?
It is bordered by China to the north, the South China Sea to the east and south, the Gulf of Thailand (Gulf of Siam) to the southwest, and Cambodia and Laos to the west.
Is Vietnam close to China?
The nation is situated on the eastern part of the Indochinese Peninsula with a coastline along the South China Sea. It borders China in the north, it has a long border with Laos, and it borders Cambodia in the southwest. Vietnam shares maritime borders with Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand.
Why is Hanoi special?
A great place to explore on foot, this French-colonial city is also known for its delectable cuisine, vibrant nightlife, silks and handicrafts, as well as a multi-cultural community that’s made up of Chinese, French and Russian influences.
Does Vietnam have two capitals?
Its capital is Hanoi and its largest city is Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).