Geographical introduction and overview


VGP - Ha Noi Capital of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam is the nerve center of politics, culture and science and technology as well as the major center of trade and international economy of the country. For over 1,000 years of development, since King Ly Thai To chose Dai La near the To Lich river estuary as a place for the eternal capital, Ha Noi has witnessed the rise and fall of most of Viet Nam’s feudal dynasties of Ly - Tran - Le - Mac - Nguyen. The Thang Long Citadel was the trading, cultural and educational center of the North.