Halong Information

Ha Long Geographical Location

Halong Bay - Halong Bucht Vietnam 下龙湾 is located in the Northeast of Vietnam, belonging to QuangNinh Province. It is in the coastal area stretching from 1060 56’ to 1070 37’ east longitude and 200 43’ to 210 09’ north latitude. To the west and northwest, Halong Bay (halong bay trip) 下龙湾 stretches  from Yen Hung District, and includes the large urban areas of Halong City and Cam Pha Town, as well as Van Don Island District. To the south and southeast, it is adjacent to the western Tonkin Gulf and to the west and southwest lies Cat Ba Island in the province of Hai Phong.  On the world map, Ha Long Bay borders to China in the north and in the east it is adjacent to the East Sea.

Population of Halong Bay

Halong Bay's 下龙湾 inhabitants are distributed as follows:

History of the name “ Halong”

“Ha Long” is literally translated as "Bay of Descending Dragons." Prior to the 19th century, this name was not recorded in any document or archive. When mentioning the present-day Quang Ninh Sea or Halong Bay (halong bay cruise) 下龙湾, old historical books often referred to them by the names of An Bang, Luc Thuy or Van Don.

Halong climate & weather

Quang Ninh travel's climate is symbolic of the climate of North Vietnam; featuring all four seasons. In summer, it's hot, humid and rainy, while monsoons flourish. In winter, it's cold, dry, and sees little rainfall.