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Nha Trang Overview

Nha Trang is a coastal city and capital of Khánh Hòa Province, on the South Central Coast of Vietnam. It is bounded on the North by Ninh Hoà district, on the South by Cam Ranh town and on the West by Diên Khánh District. The city has about 392,000 inhabitants, a number that is projected to increase to 560,000 by 2015 and 630,000 inhabitants by 2025. An area of 12.87 square kilometers (4.97 sq mi) of the western communes of Diên An and Diên Toàn is planned to be merged into Nha Trang which will make its new area 265.47 square kilometers (102.50 sq mi) based on the approval of the Prime Minister of Vietnam in September 2012.

Nha Trang is well known for its beaches and scuba diving and has developed into a popular destination for international tourists, attracting large numbers of backpackers, as well as more affluent travelers on the south-east Asia circuit; it is already very popular with Vietnamese tourists, with Nha Trang Bay widely considered as among the world’s most beautiful bays.


Be careful to take care of your belongings and try to avoid aggression. Normally, it will not be a problem but the city might be rougher than others in Vietnam.

Get around

To visit Nha Trang, you could book a flight ticket from other major cities or travel by bus from Da Lat.


You will definitely need to bring a swimsuit to visit this beautiful beach city.

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