Ha Nam is located on south of Red River Delta, southern gateway of Hanoi. It shares border with Hung Yen, Ha Tay provinces on the north, Hoa Binh Province on the west, Nam Dinh and Ninh Binh provinces on the south and south-east.

Coordinates:  20°35'N 106°0'E

Region             Red River Delta
Capital             Phu Ly
Area                 860.5 km2
Population (2011)
  • Total            786,900
  • Density       914/km2

  • Ethnicities  Kinh, Tay
                          Muong, Chinese
Calling code   0351
Website           www.hanam.gov.vn
There are two main rivers: Day and Chau Giang rivers. Most of the land in this area is divided by the dense rivers. Therefore, it has the water area of ponds, lagoons, low fields and rivers which are convenient for aquaculture and water poultry rising.

Ha Nam has tropical climate, divided into two seasons: rainy season lasts from October to May and dry season lasts from November to April next year. The annual average temperature is 23oC.

Ha Nam has a long lasting culture. In the war of resistance against the French and Americans, the town has been flattened three times. Today, Phu Ly town is the center of culture, politics, and economy of the province. Province is small but there are many historic and scenic places such as Truc Temple and Ngu Dong Son (five grottoes), Ba Danh pagoda and Ngoc Mountain, Cam Mountain, Luon Cave, Kha Phong Cavern and so on.

The province is proud of Lieu Doi wrestling festival (5th day of the 1st lunar month), Truc temple festival (6th day of the 2nd lunar month), traditional trade villages such as Doi Tam drum, Nha Xa silk handicraft, Thanh Ha embroidery, Ngoc Dong rattan and bamboo villages.

Phu Ly City (Ha Nam) is 60km from Hanoi. Road, rail, water transportation are convenient. The province is located on National Highway No.1A.

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# Ven Dr Sumedh Thero 2018-12-20 10:13
I want to stay in Buddhist monastery in Vietnam may I get veg Food and stay for < one month during May 2019 . As I would like to join 16th UNITED NATIONS DAY OF VESAK CELEBRATION 2019
Theme: “Buddhist Approach to Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Sustainable Societies”
Organised by ICDV – UNDV Joint International Organizing Committee
Co-Organised by National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha
Tam Chuc International Buddhist Convention Center, Ha Nam Province, Vietnam
12-14th May, 2019
# Greg St_Aubin 2019-02-14 20:51
Hello, I will be travelling to Ha Namfor a three day visit while my wife works. Can you tellme what attractions I should vist please. I will be staying atthe Muong Thanh hotel.i am very much looking forward to ealking around and seeing the sites. I am Canadian and have been to Vietnam one before. Thank you

Greg St_Aubin
# Vietnam Travel 2019-02-14 23:11
Dear Mr. Greg Aubin,
Yes, Muong Thanh Luxury Hotel is the best choice in Ha Nam. This hotel is within 25 mi (40 km) of Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, and Bai Dinh Pagoda. Tam Coc Bich Dong and Bai Dinh Pagoda are also within 32 mi (52 km). So we highly recommend you traveling to those mentioned sightseeing places in Ninh Binh Province. One of our travel consultants will assist you personally, please check your email within a couple of hours today.


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