Brief Information about Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam
251 sq. km
Wards: Vinh Hoa, Vinh Hai, Vinh Phuoc, Vinh Tho, Ngoc Hiep, Van Thang,
Phuong Son, Xuong Huan, Van Thanh, Phuong Sai, Phuoc Tan, Phuoc Tien,
Phuoc Hai, Phuoc Long, Loc Tho, Phuoc Hoa, Tan Lap, Vinh Nguyen, Vinh
* Communes: Vinh Luong, Vinh Phuong, Vinh Ngoc, Vinh Thanh, Vinh Hiep,
Vinh Trung, Vinh Thai, Phuoc Dong.
Mainly the Viet (or Kinh).
The coastal city
of Nha Trang in Khanh Hoa province, Central Vietnam, lies on the
trans-Vietnam highway, 1,278km from Hanoi, and 448km from Ho Chi Minh
is endowed by nature with deep, quiet and warm waters all the year
round, surrounded by archipelagoes, islands, mountains and white sand
beaches - a wonderful and attractive tourist resort. To the north of
Nha Trang stands the Chong mount which looks like a wide open hand over
the sea. Far offshore, the Yen (Swallow) Island appears with lush
green colors where salangane nests have been harvested for years to
make the traditional "bird's nest" tonic and food.
The 7km white sand beach of Nha
is often called Vietnam’s Mediterranean Area, considered one of the
jewel along Vietnam's long stretching coast line. Nha Trang is sunny
all year round, with an average temperature of 23°C due to northern
The rainfall is less than anywhere else in the country and the area is
not threatened by storms since it is protected by the Truong Son
Mountains and Ca Pass. From Ca
Pass, one can see Ro Bay (Vung Ro), Hon Do...
Tre Island is 36km² and belongs to a group of islands located
southwest of Nha Trang. It takes two hours to reach Hon Tre Island by
rowboat and only 20 minutes by ferry.
Nha Trang benefits from topographical advantages of the sea, islands,
mountains, and deltas. West of Nha Trang, there are endless mountain
ranges where a wide variety of animals and birds live.
Nha Trang has many specialties. Especially, bird’s nest soup, or
swallow’s nest soup is very famous in Nha Trang and round Vietnam. The
magnificent coral seabed in Nha Trang makes it ideal for scuba diving
Bay is recognized as one of 29 most beautiful bays in the world.