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General about Nha Trang


About geography, area, population, district,brief description of Nha Trang city

Geography
Nha Trang is the capital of Khánh Hòa province, Nha Trang borders Ninh Hòa county by the north, Cam Ranh town by the south, Diên Khánh county by the west, and South China Sea by the west. 1,280 km from Hà Nội and 448 km from Hồ Chí Minh City.

Area
Metropolitan area of 251 km2

Population
400,000 habitants in 2006

District
Nha Trang is subdivided into 27 wards and communes, of which 19 are urban wards, namely: Vĩnh Hải, Vĩnh Phước, Vĩnh Thọ, Xương Huân, Vạn Thắng, Vạn Thạnh, Phương Sài, Phương Sơn, Ngọc Hiệp, Phước Hòa, Phước Tân, Phước Tiến, Phước Hải, Lộc Thọ, Tân Lập, Vĩnh Nguyên, Vĩnh Trường, Phước Long, Vĩnh Hòa; and 8 suburban communes, namely: Vĩnh Phương, Vĩnh Trung, Vĩnh Thạnh, Vĩnh Thái, Vĩnh Hiệp, Vĩnh Ngọc, Vĩnh Lương and Phước Đồng. Since 1998, due to the high pace of urbanization, many urban planned zones have been built, namely: Hòn Rớ, Bắc Việt, Thánh Gia, Đường Đệ, Nam Hòn Khô…

Apart from the territory on the mainland, Khanh Hoa also has its territorial waters, continental shelf, inshore islands and the island district of Truong Sa.

Brief description

Nha Trang is a beautiful coastal city and capital of Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam. Nha Trang is well known for its pristine beaches and excellent scuba diving and is fast becoming a popular destination for international tourists, attracting large numbers of backpackers on the Southeast Asia circuit. Nha Trang Bay was chosen by Travel and Leisure in two succeeding years as one of 29 most beautiful bays in the world.

 

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About Nha Trang
Nha Trang, the capital of Khanh Hoa province, has one of the nicest municipal beaches in all of Vietnam. Nha Trang is 442 km from Ho Chi Minh city and 1.278km from Hanoi. Nha Trang Bay is recognised of one of 29 most beautifuls bay in the world.
History of Khanh Hoa
The name of Khánh Hòa was established in 1832, during the 13th year of King Minh Mạng’s reign. During the Nguyễn dynasty, under the French colonialist rule, the central seat of the province was at Diên Khánh. a nearby city that the French constructed a military base in. By early 1945, Nha Trang Town became the administrative seat of the province until the present day.
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