Hanoi, the capital of and its second largest city, is a fascinating blend of East and West, with Chinese influence from centuries of dominance, and French je ne sais quoi from its colonial past.

Notable Places in the Area

Convention center
The National Convention Center is a major convention center located on Thăng Long Boulevard in Nam Từ Liêm district of , . Photo: Ngokhong, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Museum of Hanoi is located in Nam Từ Liêm district of , . Photo: Grenouille vert, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Commercial district
AON Hanoi Landmark Tower is a mixed-use supertall skyscraper in Pham Hung road, Nam Từ Liêm district, , Vietnam. Photo: Soyoungah, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Metro station
is a metro station in Hanoi, located in , .

Localities in the Area

Hà Đông is an urban district of , the capital city of . is situated 5 km south of Hanoi. Photo: Cookie Nguyen, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Ba Đình Square is the name of a square in where president Ho Chi Minh read the Proclamation of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2, 1945. is situated 10 km northeast of Hanoi. Photo: Argenberg, CC BY 4.0.


21° or 21° north
105.75° or 105° 45' east
Open Location Code
12 metres (39 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Ha Nội
  • Hanoi Municipality
  • Hà Nội
  • Thành Phố Hà Nội
  • Thủ Đô Hà Nội

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