Thái Bình (City)
Thành phố Thái Bình
|Thái Bình City|
|Established||29 April 2004|
|• Total||67.7135 km2 (26.1443 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,961/km2 (10,260/sq mi)|
Thái Bình City ( listen ) is a city in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam. It is the capital of Thái Bình Province. The city is located 110 km from Hanoi. The city area is 67.7 square km, with a population of 210,000 people (2006).
In the 10th century, the area was the domain of the Tran clan, which rose in power to become the Trần Dynasty of Vietnam in the early 13th century. The town Thái Bình (Sino-Vietnamese: 太平) developed near the Keo Pagoda constructed in 1061.
Before the prime minister declared it a city in June 2004, Thai Binh was officially a town. The city is the center of economics and culture in its province. Thai Binh Medical College is considered one of the highest quality medical colleges in Vietnam.
|Climate data for Thái Bình|
|Record high °C (°F)||31.7|
|Average high °C (°F)||19.3|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||16.3|
|Average low °C (°F)||14.2|
|Record low °C (°F)||4.1|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||26|
|Average precipitation days||9.4||13.4||17.0||13.4||12.5||13.0||12.1||15.5||15.3||12.4||7.9||6.1||147.9|
|Average relative humidity (%)||85.4||88.7||90.7||90.0||86.1||83.6||82.4||86.3||86.8||84.9||82.3||82.8||85.8|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||73||39||42||92||194||187||212||177||180||175||142||126||1,639|
|Source: Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology|
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