is located in middle of Central Vietnam, between Hanoi
and Ho Chi Minh City, separated from Laos by the western Truong Son Mountains. It is surrounded by Thua
Thien-Hue along the northern border and Quang Nam on the southern border. It is
embraced by the East
Sea with 150km of
Topography is rather complex. The south is impressive Hai Van Pass with Mang Mountain
1,708m, Ba Na Mountain 1,487m. The east is Son Tra Peninsula, an ideal site of yellow sand
beaches, historical remains, and rare bird and animal species. The south is Ngu
Hanh Son (Marble Mountains). The seashore is Hoang Sa
archipelago with a large fishery.
Climate:Danang is located in the zone of typical tropical monsoon,
temperate and equable climate. The city's weather bears the combination of the
north and the south climate characters with the inclination to the former.
There are two seasons: the wet from August to December and the dry season from
January to July, cold waves are occasional but they are of average and short
lasting. Average humidity is 83.4%.
Average temperature is about 260C, the highest is 28-300C
in June, July, August, the lowest is 18-230C in December, January,
February. In Ba Na Mountain, the temperature is 200C. Average
rainfall is 2,505mm per year that concentrates during October and November.
Danang is an ancient land, closely related with the Sa Huynh cultural
traditions. Many imposing, palaces, towers, temples, citadels and ramparts, the
vestiges from 1st to
13th are still to be
seen in Cham Museum
Danang has other various interesting attractions as Ba Na Tourist Resort, Ngu
Hanh Son (Marble Mountains) as well as the Linh Ung Pagoda, Han River, and My
An, Non Nuoc beaches, stretching on dozens of kilometers...
Road: Danang is 108km
from Hue, 130km from Quang Ngai, 763km from Hanoi, and 947km from Ho Chi Minh City.
Air: The Danang International
Airport is 2.5km
south-west of the city center. There are domestic flights to some cities. There
are direct flight from Bangkok, Hong Kong, Siem
Riep, Taipei and Singapore
to Danang City by Vietnam Airlines, PB Air, Siem
Riep Air way, Far Transportasion and Sil Airway.
Train:Thong Nhat Express train, which connects Hanoi
and Ho Chi Minh City,
stop in Danang.
Water: There are marine
routes to international and domestic ports. Tien Sa and Han
River ports are located in a very wonderful position.