Hà Tĩnh

Hà Tĩnh (Vietnamese: [hâː tǐŋ̟ˀ] (About this soundlisten)) is a city in Vietnam.[1] It is the capital of Hà Tĩnh Province, and lies in the North Central Coast region. It is located on National Highway 1A. The Vietnamese capital Hanoi is located 340 km north of Hà Tĩnh, Vinh is located 50 km to the north, and Huế is located 314 km to the south. Hà Tĩnh is 12.5 km from the East Sea.

Hà Tĩnh
Thành phố Hà Tĩnh
Hà Tĩnh City
View from the Sailing Tower building
View from the Sailing Tower building
Official seal of Hà Tĩnh
Hà Tĩnh is located in Vietnam
Hà Tĩnh
Hà Tĩnh
Location of Hà Tĩnh in Vietnam
Coordinates: 18°20′N 105°54′E / 18.333°N 105.900°E / 18.333; 105.900
Country Vietnam
ProvinceHà Tĩnh
Upgraded to city28 May 2007
Government
 • People's Committee PresidentNguyễn Văn Quý
 • People's Association PresidentHà Văn Trọng
Area
 • Total5,619 km2 (2,170 sq mi)
Population
202,062
ClimateAm
Websitehttp://hatinhcity.gov.vn

GeographyEdit

  • North borders: Thạch Hà town (via Cày bridge), Cửa Sót river.
  • West borders: Thạch Đài Commune, Cày river (Thạch Hà district).
  • Southern borders: Cẩm Bình Commune, Cẩm Vịnh Commune (Cẩm Xuyên district).
  • Eastern borders: Đồng Môn river (Thạch Hà district, Lộc Hà)

Administrative divisionsEdit

Hà Tĩnh city consists of 16 administration units: 10 wards and 6 communes:

  • Nam Hà ward
  • Bắc Hà ward
  • Tân Giang ward
  • Trần Phú ward
  • Nguyễn Du ward
  • Hà Huy Tập ward
  • Đại Nài ward
  • Văn Yên ward
  • Thạch Linh ward
  • Thạch Quý ward
  • Thạch Bình commune
  • Thạch Trung commune
  • Thạch Môn commune
  • Thạch Hạ commune
  • Thạch Hưng commune
  • Thạch Đồng commune

EducationEdit

There are many tertiary education institutions such as Hà Tĩnh University, Hà Tĩnh College of Medicine, Nguyễn Du Cultural, Sports and Tourism College, Hà Tĩnh Vocational College of Technology and Vietnam-Germany College of Vocation. Some high schools include Hà Tĩnh Senior High School, Phan Đình Phùng High School and Thành Sen (Lotus City) High School.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Hà Tĩnh
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 32.4
(90.3)
35.8
(96.4)
38.1
(100.6)
39.9
(103.8)
40.2
(104.4)
40.1
(104.2)
39.9
(103.8)
39.7
(103.5)
38.0
(100.4)
35.2
(95.4)
33.4
(92.1)
29.8
(85.6)
40.2
(104.4)
Average high °C (°F) 20.6
(69.1)
20.8
(69.4)
23.8
(74.8)
28.2
(82.8)
32.2
(90.0)
33.7
(92.7)
34.3
(93.7)
33.1
(91.6)
30.6
(87.1)
27.6
(81.7)
24.5
(76.1)
21.7
(71.1)
27.6
(81.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 17.6
(63.7)
18.1
(64.6)
20.7
(69.3)
24.3
(75.7)
27.8
(82.0)
29.3
(84.7)
29.7
(85.5)
28.7
(83.7)
26.8
(80.2)
24.3
(75.7)
21.4
(70.5)
18.6
(65.5)
23.9
(75.0)
Average low °C (°F) 15.6
(60.1)
16.5
(61.7)
18.7
(65.7)
21.9
(71.4)
24.5
(76.1)
26.0
(78.8)
26.1
(79.0)
25.6
(78.1)
24.2
(75.6)
22.0
(71.6)
19.3
(66.7)
16.4
(61.5)
21.4
(70.5)
Record low °C (°F) 7.3
(45.1)
8.0
(46.4)
8.2
(46.8)
13.3
(55.9)
17.3
(63.1)
19.5
(67.1)
22.0
(71.6)
22.3
(72.1)
17.0
(62.6)
15.1
(59.2)
11.3
(52.3)
6.8
(44.2)
6.8
(44.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 97
(3.8)
64
(2.5)
54
(2.1)
74
(2.9)
143
(5.6)
144
(5.7)
112
(4.4)
225
(8.9)
532
(20.9)
765
(30.1)
319
(12.6)
162
(6.4)
2,690
(105.9)
Average precipitation days 14.6 15.8 14.9 11.3 11.1 8.9 7.2 11.5 14.9 18.4 16.4 13.6 158.5
Average relative humidity (%) 91.0 92.9 91.8 88.3 81.7 76.8 73.9 79.7 86.5 88.7 88.5 88.2 85.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 77 50 76 137 219 206 233 193 161 135 95 82 1,664
Source: Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology[2]

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Atlas of the World, Oxford University Press, 2011, p. 236.
  2. ^ "Vietnam Building Code Natural Physical & Climatic Data for Construction" (PDF). Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.

Coordinates: 18°20′N 105°54′E / 18.333°N 105.900°E / 18.333; 105.900