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A city of northeast Vietnam on the Red River delta near the Gulf of Tonkin, established in 1874.


(Placename) a port in N Vietnam, on the Red River delta: a major industrial centre. Pop: 1 817 000 (2005 est)



a seaport in N Vietnam, near the Gulf of Tonkin. 1,447,523.
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Noun1.Haiphong - a port city in northern Vietnam; industrial center
Annam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Viet Nam, Vietnam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
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44-kilometer bridge, set to open in February 2017, will link Haiphong City to Lach Huyen Port, which is being built on Cat Hai Island.
On Cat Ba, Nguyen Quang Thanh, head of Cat Hai district forest protection department, said he's not concerned with demand from China.
Cat Ba island (situated in Cat Hai district, Hai Phong city) is the largest island of the Cat Ba archipelago, which consists of 366 offshore islands.