Hanoi

About Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is Vietnam’s 1,000-year-old capital city and home to around eight percent of the country’s total population. The city is a major center for business, culture, technology and education and is acknowledged as one of the most peaceful cities in Asia. The city’s economy, which has grown rapidly over the past decades, accounts for around 13 percent of Vietnam’s GDP. At present, Hanoi is establishing its GHG inventory and the Ambitious City Promises project will support the city in establishing a baseline and developing a low emissions development action plan.

Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam

In 2015, Hanoi’s population was more than 7.5 million including 30 district, rural district, town and 577 communesand this number is estimated to increase to approximately 10 million in 2030. Although it is the second largest city in terms of population (behind Ho Chi Minh), Hanoi is the center of business, culture, technology, education and acknowledged as one of the most peaceful cities in Asia. The city’s economy, which has grown rapidly over the past decades, accounts for around 13% of Vietnam's GDP.
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