Nam Định

Nam Định is the capital of the province of the same name, with the famous Ninh Bình province just over the border. Nam Định hosts the Tran Temple complex, which honors the leaders of the Tran Dynasty. The nearby Vị Khê Village is famous for its bonsai culture. On the coast, biodiverse Xuân Thủy National Park features hundreds of bird species and mangrove swamps rich in marine life.


Population: 1.934 million (2014)