Everipedia Logo
Everipedia is now IQ.wiki - Join the IQ Brainlist and our Discord for early access to editing on the new platform and to participate in the beta testing.
Đồ Sơn District

Đồ Sơn District

Đồ Sơn is an urban district (quận) of Haiphong, the third largest city of Vietnam. The district is located on the bank of the Gulf of Tonkin, 22 km away from Haiphong.

As of 2007, the district had a population of 51,417. It covers an area of 42.37 km².

The district is subdivided to 7 wards, including: Bàng La, Hợp Đức, Minh Đức, Ngọc Hải, Ngọc Xuyên, Vạn Hương, Vạn Sơn.

Đồ Sơn was formerly a resort town of Haiphong. It was built as a summer resort by the French in the 19th century, after they established themselves in the city.

The district is known for its many historical and cultural attractions, several beaches besides picturesque hills.

According to official information, it has 52 hotels, 230 restaurants totaling 3,000 rooms. The Franco-Vietnamese school was opened here in 1999 with the aim to hold the training programs, lectures (in French, with simultaneous translation in Vietnamese), workshops, round tables, small group study-sessions etc. The institution also initiates research projects between the two countries.[1]

The resort received 850,000 tourists in 2002.

Đồ Sơn became a primary venue for the 2007 Haiphong Tourist Festival with the slogan "Đồ Sơn – call of the sea", attracting both local and foreign artistic delegations and visitors. The festivities included an International Sculpture Camp, the Đồ Sơn Buffalo Competition, a Fishing Village Open Festival, a youth camp, a beach volleyball competition, a boat race, a waterskiing performance, and an artistic program.[2]

Đồ Sơn District

Quận Đồ Sơn
Urban district
Đồ Sơn District is located in Vietnam
Đồ Sơn District
Đồ Sơn District
Location of Đồ Sơn in Vietnam
Coordinates:20°42′49″N 106°47′22″E [3]
CityHai Phong
 • Total42.37 km2(16.36 sq mi)
 • Total51,417
 • Density1,213/km2(3,140/sq mi)


Citation Linkopenlibrary.orgUnder the Sun of Do Son, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 2007
Oct 7, 2019, 8:10 PM
Citation Linkwww.vietnamtourism.gov.vn"2007 Haiphong Tourist Festival starts". VietNamNet Bridge. 2007-04-08. Retrieved 2007-05-24.
Oct 7, 2019, 8:10 PM
Citation Linktools.wmflabs.org20°42′49″N 106°47′22″E
Oct 7, 2019, 8:10 PM
Citation Linkwww.vietnamtourism.gov.vn"2007 Haiphong Tourist Festival starts"
Oct 7, 2019, 8:10 PM
Citation Linken.wikipedia.orgThe original version of this page is from Wikipedia, you can edit the page right here on Everipedia.Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.Additional terms may apply.See everipedia.org/everipedia-termsfor further details.Images/media credited individually (click the icon for details).
Oct 7, 2019, 8:10 PM