Red River Delta

The Red River Delta or Hong River Delta is the flat low-lying plain formed by the and its distributaries merging with the Thai Binh River in northern .

Notable Places in the Area

The Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long is a complex of historic imperial buildings located in the centre of , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

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The President is a mausoleum which serves as the resting place of Vietnamese Revolutionary leader & President Ho Chi Minh in , . Photo: Gregor Dodson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Hỏa Lò Prison was a prison used by the French colonists in French Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Hanoi , or the Grand is an in central , . Photo: Nicolas Lannuzel, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

, 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. Photo: Inkey, CC BY 2.0.

Cổ Loa is a modern day town and ancient former capital of Northern , slightly Northeast of the current capital of . Photo: ZiYouXunLu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hoàn Kiếm is one of the four original urban districts of , the capital city of . Photo: Cyril Doussin, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Red River Delta

21.035° or 21° 2' 5.9" north
105.8455° or 105° 50' 43.8" east
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17 metres (56 feet)
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