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Total Area: 921
Population: 2,672,122
Districts: Hoan Kiem, Hai Ba Trung, Ba Dinh, Dong Da, Tay Ho, Cau Giay, Thanh Xuan and five rural districts: Tu Liem, Gia Lam, Dong Anh, Thanh Tri, Soc Son.

Economic potentialities: Hanoi is the social, cultural, and economic center of Vietnam.

PHYSICAL Hanoi is located in the Red River Delta.

CLIMATE The tropical monsoon climate is divided into the rainy and dry seasons. The most distinctive characteristic of Hanoi's climate is the fluctuations between the cold and hot seasons. Average annual temperature: 23.4C

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West Lake, Hanoi
West Lake, Hanoi

Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Hanoi
Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources of the National Center for Natural Science and Technology, Hanoi