Super satellite city planned in Hoa Lac
The super satellite city on paper (Photo: tienphong.vn)
Hanoi plans to construct a super satellite city by
2030, with a total area of over 17,270ha located in two districts of Thach That
and Quoc Oai and Son Tay town.
The Hoa Lac super satellite city will be some 30km from Hanoi’s centre.
The plan is part of the master plan of Hoa Lac Urban Area, compiled by the
municipal People’s Committee and recently submitted to the
municipal People’s Council for approval.
According to the plan, Hoa Lac will be the largest among five satellite cities
in Hanoi and scheduled to be home to over 600,000 residents by 2030,
the Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper reported.
The nucleus of the satellite city is the Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park and the Vietnam National
At present, the Vietnam National University has a number of schools located in
the inner districts of Hanoi. However, since 2003, the government had given the
green light to relocate the schools to Hoa Lac Area by 2030 so that the
university could become the most modern one in Southeast Asia. The project has
been under construction.
The plan said developing public transport, smart transport and setting up
ecological urban areas would be the priorities while building the satellite