Geography of Hanoi Capital

Geography of Hanoi Capital

Hanoi, which means "the hinterland between the rivers," is located in the Red River Delta, in the center of North Vietnam.

Lines drawn for new Hanoi

The drawing of the new border lines of Hanoi on August 1 marked a new milestone in the historic expansion of Vietnam’s capital.

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Contest about Thang Long-Hanoi launched in Laos

A contest on knowledge about the heroic, thousand-year old city of Thang Long-Hanoi was launched in Vientiane on November 4.

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Hanoi, Renovation and Development

The year 1975 puts an important milestone in the history of Vietnam in general, and Hanoi in particular.

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Hanoi, the Economy and the Anti-US War

Soon after the take-over Hanoi began to build the foundation of socialism (with the first 5-year plan covering 1954-60, and the second covering 1960-65) which had to rapidly develop the capital into the political and economic centre of the whole country, and be a powerful rear base for the liberation of the south and the reunification.

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Hanoi becomes capital of Democratic Republic of Vietnam

The successful revolution brought Vietnam into a new era. But the mainstream of difficulties still confronted Hanoi. Between September 1945 and May 1946 Chiang Kai-sheck troops returned, under the false game of disarming the Japanese. They sought to cooperate with Quoc Dan Đang to stem the revolutionary tide.

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The August 1945 Revolution

September 1940 witnessed the occupation of Hanoi by the Japanese fascists. The people of Hanoi started a new historical stage, life and struggle under the dual Franco-Japanese yoke.

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Historical stages of Thang Long- Hanoi

The ancient Hanoi, with Co Loa capital, started to enter the Vietnamese history as a national socio-political centre.

Geography of Hanoi Capital

Hanoi, which means "the hinterland between the rivers," is located in the Red River Delta, in the center of North Vietnam.

Hanoi’s natural conditions

Covering an area of more than 918 square kilometers, Hanoi comprises two different topographical features: the delta and the Middle Region of the North.

Hanoi, Anti-French resistance war, General uprising 1945

In 1854, on hearing that the French had occupied the three eastern provinces of the South (Gia Dinh, Bien Hoa and Dinh Tuong), candidates left their examinations in Hanoi for a demonstration in Van Mieu and around Ho Guom (Restored Sword Lake) to show their willingness to fight the enemy in the South.

Hanoi, Renovation and Development

The year 1975 puts an important milestone in the history of Vietnam in general, and Hanoi in particular.