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.

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.

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The Nguyen Dynasty

In 1802, with French assistance, Nguyen Anh pushed back the Tay Son armies, proclaimed himself Emperor of the Kingdom of Vietnam (taking the reigning name of Gia Long). The country received its current name, and the new capital was set up in Phu Xuan.

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The Tay Son dynasty

In the summer of 1786, the Tay Son armies led by Nguyen Hue overpowered the Trinh Lord, the position which had existed for 241 years (from 1545 to 1786).

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The Mac, restoration and recession of the Le dynasties

At the end of the Le dynasty, the Court itself had become weakened and unstable, it was presided over by a powerless Emperor Le Uy Muc. The socio-political crisis was severe and it reached its peak in the 18th century because the ambitious mandarins ultimately governed only in their own interests.

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The Tran Dynasty (1226-1400)

The Ly dynasty collapsed on December 1 in the Year of the Cock, (1-12-1226) after Tran Thu Do got the Queen Ly Chieu Hoang to issue an edict conceding the throne to her husband, Tran Canh. The Tran dynasty opened an era of more dynamic, stable and solid development which lasted until the middle of the 15th century.

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The Ly Dynasty (1010-1225)

The Dinh and the Le dynasties had completed their glorious mission of consolidating national independence and bringing the country to reunion. The role as temporary capital played by Hoa Lu also came to an end. The Ngo, Dinh, Le dynasties had given rise to the development of an economy and culture. In 1009, Ly Cong Uan came to power, starting a new period in the history of the nation.

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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.