Hà Đông District

Hà Đông (literally East of the river) is an urban district (quận) of Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam.[3] The district currently has 17 wards, covering a total area of 49.64 square kilometers.[1] As of 2019,[2] there were 397,854 people residing in the district, the third highest of all districts in Hanoi, after Hoàng Mai. The district borders Thanh Trì District, Thanh Xuân District, Nam Từ Liêm District, Hoài Đức District, Quốc Oai District, Chương Mỹ District, Thanh Oai District.

Hà Đông District
Quận Hà Đông
A metro line running above an avenue in Hà Đông
A metro line running above an avenue in Hà Đông
Hà Đông District is located in Vietnam
Hà Đông District
Hà Đông District
Coordinates: 20°58′N 105°46′E / 20.967°N 105.767°E / 20.967; 105.767Coordinates: 20°58′N 105°46′E / 20.967°N 105.767°E / 20.967; 105.767
Country Vietnam
ProvinceHanoi
SeatHà Cầu ward
Subdivision17 wards[1]
Area
 • Total49.64 km2 (19.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[2]
 • Total397,854
 • Density8,000/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Area code(s)24
ClimateCwa
Website[1]

Hà Đông has a large number of monuments, landmarks, relics, traditional festivals and craft villages.[4] It is an important transport hub and is also home to various government offices and universities.

Hà Đông was once the capital city of former Hà Tây Province. In 2009, it became an urban district of Hanoi due to the incorporation of Hà Tây Province to Hanoi.

WardsEdit

Hà Đông District is subdivided to 17 wards, including:

  • Biên Giang
  • Dương Nội
  • Đồng Mai
  • Hà Cầu
  • Kiến Hưng
  • Mộ Lao
  • Nguyễn Trãi
  • Phú La
  • Phú Lãm
  • Phú Lương
  • Phúc La
  • Quang Trung
  • Trần Phú
  • Vạn Phúc
  • Văn Quán
  • Yên Nghĩa
  • Yết Kiêu

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Hà Đông district
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 31.3
(88.3)
34.9
(94.8)
38.9
(102.0)
39.9
(103.8)
37.9
(100.2)
39.5
(103.1)
38.3
(100.9)
37.7
(99.9)
36.2
(97.2)
34.6
(94.3)
34.6
(94.3)
30.7
(87.3)
39.9
(103.8)
Average high °C (°F) 19.9
(67.8)
20.2
(68.4)
23.1
(73.6)
27.2
(81.0)
31.1
(88.0)
33.0
(91.4)
33.2
(91.8)
32.2
(90.0)
30.9
(87.6)
28.7
(83.7)
25.3
(77.5)
22.2
(72.0)
27.3
(81.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 16.5
(61.7)
17.4
(63.3)
20.1
(68.2)
23.7
(74.7)
26.8
(80.2)
28.8
(83.8)
29.1
(84.4)
28.4
(83.1)
27.0
(80.6)
24.5
(76.1)
21.2
(70.2)
18.0
(64.4)
23.5
(74.3)
Average low °C (°F) 14.4
(57.9)
15.5
(59.9)
18.2
(64.8)
21.6
(70.9)
24.0
(75.2)
25.8
(78.4)
26.2
(79.2)
25.8
(78.4)
24.4
(75.9)
21.7
(71.1)
18.4
(65.1)
15.2
(59.4)
20.9
(69.6)
Record low °C (°F) 5.4
(41.7)
6.1
(43.0)
7.3
(45.1)
13.3
(55.9)
16.5
(61.7)
20.8
(69.4)
22.5
(72.5)
21.9
(71.4)
19.0
(66.2)
12.0
(53.6)
8.4
(47.1)
3.6
(38.5)
3.6
(38.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 24
(0.9)
27
(1.1)
39
(1.5)
91
(3.6)
179
(7.0)
239
(9.4)
229
(9.0)
272
(10.7)
235
(9.3)
196
(7.7)
97
(3.8)
43
(1.7)
1,671
(65.8)
Average precipitation days 9.8 12.2 15.1 14.1 14.4 14.2 14.9 15.7 13.6 11.3 8.4 6.2 149.9
Average relative humidity (%) 84.6 86.0 87.9 89.4 86.5 82.9 82.2 85.9 87.2 84.2 81.9 81.3 85.0
Mean monthly sunshine hours 71 48 57 93 178 171 195 178 178 159 141 124 1,593
Source: Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Niên giám thống kê năm 2018". Retrieved 2021-02-21.
  2. ^ a b General Statistics Office of Vietnam (2019). "Completed Results of the 2019 Viet Nam Population and Housing Census" (PDF). Statistical Publishing House (Vietnam). ISBN 978-604-75-1532-5.
  3. ^ "Hà Nội có thêm năm quận mới vào năm 2025". VnExpress. 2019-10-30.
  4. ^ "Phát triển sản phẩm du lịch quận Hà Đông". 2012-12-10.
  5. ^ "Vietnam Building Code Natural Physical & Climatic Data for Construction" (PDF) (in Vietnamese). Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2018.