Thái Bình

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Thái Bình (City)

Thành phố Thái Bình
Thái Bình City
Thai Binh
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Thái Bình (City)
Location of Thái Bình in Vietnam
Coordinates: 20°26′46″N106°20′32″E / 20.44611°N 106.34222°E / 20.44611; 106.34222
CountryFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
Province Thái Bình
Established29 April 2004
Area
  Total67.7135 km2 (26.1443 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
  Total268,167
  Density3,961/km2 (10,260/sq mi)

Thái Bình City ( Loudspeaker.svg 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).

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History

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Downtown of Thai Binh city

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. [1]

Climate

Climate data for Thái Bình
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F)31.7
(89.1)
31.9
(89.4)
35.9
(96.6)
37.0
(98.6)
38.0
(100.4)
39.0
(102.2)
39.2
(102.6)
37.2
(99.0)
36.3
(97.3)
33.9
(93.0)
32.5
(90.5)
30.1
(86.2)
39.2
(102.6)
Average high °C (°F)19.3
(66.7)
19.3
(66.7)
21.9
(71.4)
26.2
(79.2)
30.5
(86.9)
32.2
(90.0)
32.6
(90.7)
31.6
(88.9)
30.3
(86.5)
28.1
(82.6)
25.0
(77.0)
21.6
(70.9)
26.5
(79.7)
Daily mean °C (°F)16.3
(61.3)
16.9
(62.4)
19.4
(66.9)
23.3
(73.9)
26.9
(80.4)
28.6
(83.5)
29.2
(84.6)
28.4
(83.1)
27.0
(80.6)
24.4
(75.9)
21.1
(70.0)
17.8
(64.0)
23.3
(73.9)
Average low °C (°F)14.2
(57.6)
15.3
(59.5)
17.8
(64.0)
21.4
(70.5)
24.5
(76.1)
26.0
(78.8)
26.7
(80.1)
25.9
(78.6)
24.6
(76.3)
21.7
(71.1)
18.3
(64.9)
15.0
(59.0)
20.9
(69.6)
Record low °C (°F)4.1
(39.4)
5.5
(41.9)
6.7
(44.1)
12.8
(55.0)
16.9
(62.4)
19.4
(66.9)
21.9
(71.4)
21.6
(70.9)
16.5
(61.7)
11.6
(52.9)
9.1
(48.4)
4.4
(39.9)
4.1
(39.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches)26
(1.0)
27
(1.1)
49
(1.9)
84
(3.3)
164
(6.5)
201
(7.9)
207
(8.1)
298
(11.7)
318
(12.5)
224
(8.8)
65
(2.6)
25
(1.0)
1,686
(66.4)
Average precipitation days9.413.417.013.412.513.012.115.515.312.47.96.1147.9
Average relative humidity (%)85.488.790.790.086.183.682.486.386.884.982.382.885.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 733942921941872121771801751421261,639
Source: Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology [2]

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References

  1. BMJ: British Medical Journal - Volume 313, Issues 7061-7072 1996- Page 1115 "Data from Thai Binh reproductive health survey, April 1992, on 347 mothers delivering for first time from April 1987 to ... We thank the participating women in this survey, our colleagues at Thai Binh Medical College, and the staff of Centre for ..."
  2. "Vietnam Building Code Natural Physical & Climatic Data for Construction" (PDF). Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.

Coordinates: 20°26′46″N106°20′32″E / 20.446111°N 106.342222°E / 20.446111; 106.342222