Marine resources

Thời gian 08/10/2012 11:19
Hai Phong has a long coastlineof 125kmincludingtheislandsoffthecoastIt shapes acurveofTonkin Baylowandquite flatmuddyIn the center, Do Sonsticksoutlikeapeninsulaa key noteofhillsrunningfromthe mainland that areofsandstone of DevonianageThehighestpeakreaches125mprotruding5kmintothesea from NorthwesttoSoutheastThe natural advantagegives DoSonastrategic marine positionas well asafamouslandmark with poetic beaches andvaluable nursingresorts at the footofthesandstonehillsOffshore,​​HaiPhonghasmanyislandsscattering acrossthe seathe biggest is Cat Ba Islandand themostremoteislandisBach Long Vy

Climate

Thời gian 08/10/2012 11:17
Haiphong has atypical weather ofNorth Vietnamhot, humidandrainy and four different seasons of springsummerfallwinterIn particular,thewinter iscoldanddry fromNovember toApril20.3°C; the summer is cool, humid andrainyfromMaytoOctobertheaveragetemperatureis around32.5°C.

Marine port system

Thời gian 08/10/2012 11:16
Hai Phong has a strategicpositionas the gatewaytotheseaconnecting theNorthern Vietnam to the world.Thereforethe local port systemwaspaid much attention to build veryearlyIn the late19thcenturyearly 20th centuryHai Phongwasbuilt by the FrenchasaPacific centerofcommercefinanceandmost especially a notable sea portEarly20thcenturytheportofHai Phonghadcloserelationshipswitha number ofmajorportsin South East Asia, Asia, OceaniaNorthAmericaIndian OceanMediterraneanSeaAtlanticOceanand North European Sea etc.

Airway

Thời gian 08/10/2012 11:14
Hai Phong hasonly onecivilairport which is CatBiInternationalAirportthefirst northernairport built by French colonial governmenttoservemilitary purposes originally. The airportislocated5kmfromthe city center. The airport was officially openedforciviloperationsin 1985 and has been regularly upgrading since the liberation of the North in 1955.

Roads

Thời gian 08/10/2012 11:12
The arterialrouteslinkingHaiPhongtootherprovinces include Highway 5, Highway 10, Highway 37and others as HanoiHai Phong highwayQuangNinhHai PhongNinhBinh coastalhighway

Topography

Thời gian 08/10/2012 11:09
The total land area of ​​Haiphong is 1,519 km2, including 02 islands (Cat Hai and Bach Long Vi). Of that, hills account for 15%, mainly located in the north, forming a midland geological structure of plains along with hills alternately; southern terrain is low and flat, a typical delta sloping to the sea, with the elevations from 0.7 to 1.7 m above the sea level. The sea is bestowed with Cat Ba Island known as the pearl of Hai Phong, comprising of over 360 small and large islands adjacent to Ha Long Bay. Cat Ba Island is at an altitude of 200 m above sea level, covering an area of ​​about 100 km2, 30 nautical miles from the city centre. Bach Long Vi Island is quite flat and sandy, 90 km away from Cat Ba to the southeast.

Geography and population

Thời gian 20/08/2012 16:44
Hai Phong is a coastal city in a distance of 102 kilometers to the Northeast of Hanoi capital, borders with Quang Ninh province to the North, Hai Duong province to the West, Thai Binh province to the South, and Bac Bo Bay in the East Sea and Hainan Island to the East. The city is located in the “two corridors and one belt” of economic cooperation between Vietnam and China, and has a significant position in the socio-economic development, national defense and security of the North and the whole country.

Architecture and urban planning of Hai Phong

Thời gian 20/08/2012 16:39
Hai Phong architecture is mixed harmoniously between Asian and European cultures. This mixture has made Hai Phong a unique feature, elegant but strong. Up to 2011, Hai Phong still maintained many quarters with fairly intact architecture of French domination period. In Hong Bang district, for instance, many streets with French-built villas have been preserved with their overall architecture; currently located headquarters of public administration agencies. Also in Hong Bang district, there remains a Chinese quarter near Sat Market

Rivers

Thời gian 29/09/2010 00:00
Hai Phong has a dense network of rivers with an average density of 0.6 - 0.8 km of river per 1 km2. All rivers in Hai Phong are tributaries of Thai Binh River, which flows into the Gulf of Tonkin. Going upstream we can see the followings: Cau river rises from Van On mountainous area of Bac Can at the height of 1,179m, then runs down to Pha Lai to flow together with rivers of Thuong and Luc Nam to create Thai Binh river which flows down into plains for 97 km before flowing into the sea, where it changes its stream to direction of North West - South East.

Natural and Mineral Resources

Thời gian 29/09/2010 00:00
Due to the geological characteristics of the area, there are not many traces of magma activities, Hai Phong does not have many large mineral mines. According to the results of geological expeditions, Hai Phong has some natural resources of small reserve such as iron mine in Duong Quan (Thuy Nguyen District); zinc mine in Cat Ba.