Facts About Hai Duong
Hai Duong is a city in Vietnam. It’s the capital of Hải Dương Province and a highly industrialized province in the Hanoi Capital Region and the Red River Delta in Northern Vietnam.
The name “Hải Dương” come from Sino-Vietnamese mean “ocean sun” in English.
The name first appeared officially in 1498. In feudal times, Hải Dương indicated a vast area from the east of Hanoi to the sea.
Hai Duong city was built in 1804 and was first called “Thành Đông”, referring to the citadel east of Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi.
From 2019, Hai Duong city contains 20 wards and 7 communes.
The geographic Coordinates of Hai Duong is: 20°56′23″N 106°19′50″E
The estimated population of Hai Duong is 507,469.
The total area of Hai Duong city is 71.38 km2 / 27.56 sq mi.
Hải Dương city is bordered to the north-east by Nam Sách and Thanh Hà districts, to the west by Cẩm Giàng District, and to the south by Gia Lộc and Tứ Kỳ districts, and also a branch of the Sat River.
The elevation of Hai Duong city is 26 ft above sea level.