Da Nang is one of the cultural and educational centres of Vietnam, and it is also one of the biggest cities in Vietnam. The city is located along Han River so that the French often called Da Nang as "Danang Petro".
Da Nang has an area of 1.200 km2 and its total population is about 800.000 people. It is not only convenient location but also easily accessible port. Situated on the path of national route 1A and the North-South railway, it is known as a hub for transportation. Da Nang city shares the border with Thua Thien Hue in the North, Quang Nam province in the South and The Eastern Sea. It is far 764 kilometers from Hanoi to the North, 964 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City to the South and 108 kilometers from Hue ancient capital to the North-South.
The average rainfall is 2.504,57 mm and the highest rainfall is in October and November The nature blesses Da Nang to be located near three world culture heritage sites: Hue ancient capital, Hoi An old quarter and My Son Holy Land.
It is not only the center of three world heritages but also has many famous destinations that tourists cannot forget when visiting the city.
Da Nang has a long coast with many beautiful beaches such as Non Nuoc, My Khe, Thanh Kh, Nam O with unforgettable nature.
The Han River and the bridge over the Han River-the first bridge in Vietnam-the pride of Vietnamese, are two symbols of Da Nang.
The bridge over the Han River represents the new life, aspiration of the people of Da Nang. This bridge does not only enhances transportation but promotes the potential economy and is a cultural mark of the Da Nang.
Beaches are the source of inspiration that Da Nang has. They are not only clean but also the most attractive beaches in Vietnam. The city along the Han River- this beautiful city is an ideal destination for tourists coming to Da Nang.