- Da Nang is a coastal city in central Vietnam and it is known for its sandy beaches. Da Nang is a popular base for visiting the inland Bà Nà hills. Here the Hải Vân Pass has views of Da Nang Bay and the Marble Mountains, 5 limestone outcrops that are home to pagodas and caves containing Buddhist shrines. The area on which Da Nang is based is of 1,256 km². The estimated population of Da Nang inn 2014 was 1.007 million. There is only 1 airport here.
Da Nang is one of the major port cities in Vietnam and the biggest city on the South Central Coast of Vietnam. Da Nang is situated on the coast of the Eastern Sea, at the opening end of the Han River. Da Nang has a well-sheltered, easily accessible port. It is located within 100 km of several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is the 3rd biggest economic center in Vietnam.
Da Nang is listed as a first class city and has a higher urbanization ratio than any of Vietnam's other provinces or centrally governed cities. In terms of urban population, Da Nang is the 5th largest city in Vietnam.
Da Nang has a tropical monsoon climate with two seasons that are:
- A typhoon & Wet Season lasting from September through March &
- A dry season lasting from April through August.
Temperatures are typically high, with an annual average of 25.9 °C. Temperatures are highest between June and August averaging 33 to 34 °C and lowest between December and February averaging 18 to 19 °C. Cold, wet and windy in winter, bringing even lower temperatures in December and January. The mean humidity is 80.6%.
The mean annual rainfall in Da Nang is 2,505 mm. Rainfall is typically highest between October and November ranging from 550 to 1,000 mm and lowest between January and April ranging from 23 to 40 mm. On average, Da Nang receives of 2156 hours of sunlight annually, with highs between 234 and 277 hours per month in May and June and lows between 69 and 165 hours per month in November and December.