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Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and the corresponding municipality. The city has about 6.5 million inhabitants and is the second largest city in the country, after Ho Chi Minh City. Hanoi has the status of a province. The city lies on the right bank of the Red River (Song Hong) about 60 kilometers from the mouth of the river in the Gulf of Tonkin.
Hanoi is the name given by Emperor Minh Mang in 1831. Hà means river and Noi means within. The literal meaning of Hanoi is within the river. The rivers which are meant the Red River and the Nhuệ. The old name Tonkin means Eastern capital, and Tokyo.
In Vietnam many people drink Tiger beer or Larue, we are lucky to work for the brewery that makes it!!!
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