Nam Định

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Nam Định
Thành phố Nam Định
City (Class-1)
Nam Định City
Nam Định is located in Vietnam
Nam Định
Nam Định
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 20°25′12″N 106°10′6″E / 20.42000°N 106.16833°E / 20.42000; 106.16833Coordinates: 20°25′12″N 106°10′6″E / 20.42000°N 106.16833°E / 20.42000; 106.16833
Country Vietnam
ProvinceNam Định
Established17 October 1921
Government
 • GovernorPhạm Hồng Hà
 • ChairmanNguyễn Văn Tuấn
Area
 • Total46.4 km2 (17.9 sq mi)
Population
 • Total380,089
 • Density8,191/km2 (21,210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7
ClimateCwa

Nam Định (About this sound listen) is a city in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam. It is the capital of Nam Định Province. The city of Nam Định is 90 km south-east of Vietnam's capital, Hanoi. From August 18–20 of each year, there is a festival held in Nam Định called the Co Trach. This celebration honors General Trần Hưng Đạo, a 13th-century national hero who led Vietnamese forces to victory over the invading Mongols. Nam Định (actually, the village of Trà Lũ) is also the birthplace of Letran Student, Dominican Friar and Vietnamese Saint Vicente Liem de la Paz, O.P. De la Paz was canonized by Pope John Paul II on June 19, 1988 (Feast Day on 24 November).

Sports[edit]

Nam Định has two sports facilities, Thiên Trường Stadium (formerly Cuối Stadium) and Trần Quốc Toản Indoor Stadium, which are host to football and volleyball matches. Both sports centers are located on Hùng Vương Street in the city of Nam Định.

Hà Nam Ninh was the National Football Champions (V.League) in 1985 with star player Nguyễn Văn Dũng. In 2001, Nam Định took second place in the National Championships, losing to Binh Dinh F.C.. In 2007, the Nam Định football team changed its name to Đạm Phú Mỹ Nam Định and won its first National Cup under its new name. In 2009 the Nam Dinh Football team changed its name to Megastar Nam Dinh F.C and failed in standind on V-League to 1st level tournament 2010

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Nam Định
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 32.3
(90.1)
35.2
(95.4)
36.7
(98.1)
38.3
(100.9)
39.5
(103.1)
40.1
(104.2)
39.4
(102.9)
37.6
(99.7)
35.8
(96.4)
36.4
(97.5)
34.4
(93.9)
31.3
(88.3)
40.1
(104.2)
Average high °C (°F) 19.6
(67.3)
19.7
(67.5)
22.3
(72.1)
26.6
(79.9)
31.0
(87.8)
32.6
(90.7)
32.9
(91.2)
31.8
(89.2)
30.5
(86.9)
28.2
(82.8)
25.0
(77)
21.8
(71.2)
26.8
(80.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 16.4
(61.5)
17.0
(62.6)
19.6
(67.3)
23.5
(74.3)
27.2
(81)
28.8
(83.8)
29.3
(84.7)
28.6
(83.5)
27.3
(81.1)
24.7
(76.5)
21.4
(70.5)
18.1
(64.6)
23.5
(74.3)
Average low °C (°F) 14.4
(57.9)
15.3
(59.5)
17.9
(64.2)
21.5
(70.7)
24.6
(76.3)
26.2
(79.2)
26.7
(80.1)
26.1
(79)
25.0
(77)
22.2
(72)
18.8
(65.8)
15.6
(60.1)
21.2
(70.2)
Record low °C (°F) 4.6
(40.3)
5.3
(41.5)
6.4
(43.5)
12.1
(53.8)
17.2
(63)
19.2
(66.6)
21.3
(70.3)
22.3
(72.1)
16.7
(62.1)
13.3
(55.9)
6.7
(44.1)
5.1
(41.2)
4.6
(40.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 24
(0.94)
29
(1.14)
49
(1.93)
93
(3.66)
177
(6.97)
206
(8.11)
230
(9.06)
296
(11.65)
323
(12.72)
226
(8.9)
62
(2.44)
28
(1.1)
1,743
(68.62)
Average precipitation days 9.3 13.1 16.3 13.4 12.1 12.9 12.4 15.4 14.5 11.9 7.1 5.6 143.9
Average relative humidity (%) 85.2 88.1 90.3 89.4 85.1 83.2 81.9 85.4 85.6 83.8 82.3 82.5 85.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 74 42 44 94 191 183 209 175 175 169 139 124 1,619
Source: Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vietnam Building Code Natural Physical & Climatic Data for Construction" (PDF). Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.

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