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Hoan Kiem district is located on the West by Dong Da district, on the Northwest by Ba Dinh and Dong Da districts, on the South by Hai Ba Trung district and running from North to South along the Red River. The entire district land used to belong to the former Tho Xuong district.

Hoan Kiem District was formed over 1,000 years ago and has a long history of development. It becomes a hub with "four towns" and also a convergent point of polytechnic talents everywhere that imprinted on street names today as Hang Dao, Hang Trong, Hang Bac, Hang Khay, Hang Quat , Hang Da ...

For 1954 - 1961, the area consisted of Hoan Kiem, Dong Xuan streets and part of the Hang Co and Hai Ba. For the period of 1961 - 1981, it was known as Hoan Kiem district. Since January 1981, it officially called as Hoan Kiem district with 18 precincts.

Located in the district are headquarters of diplomatic missions, international organizations, foreign representative offices, central and local state agencies, large Catholic headquarters, historical, cultural and revolutionary vestiges, monuments and valuable cultural architecture works.

The district owns 170 historical, cultural and revolutionary vestiges, monuments and cultural architecture works such as the Sword lake, Tortoise tower, Hoa Lo prison, Kim Ngan communal house, Bao An pagoda (also called as Lien Tri), Bao Thien tower, the temple of Le King, Ngoc Son temple, O Quan Chuong gate, Hanoi Opera House, 19-8 square, Hanoi cathedral, History museum, Vietnam Revolution museum, Ly Thai To Statue, Hanoi Post Office, Dong Xuan Market ... Especially, the entire old town heritages under the city conservation list are located in the district.

Brief Introduction

Posted: 12:32 18/10/2014

Hoan Kiem district is located in the heart of the ancient Thang Long and Hanoi capital today.

Althought it is the smallest district of Hanoi in term of area, most of the important political and cultural events of the capital occurs in Hoan Kiem.

Located in the district are headquarters of diplomatic missions, international organizations, foreign representative offices, central and local state agencies, large Catholic headquarters, historical, cultural and revolutionary vestiges, monuments and valuable cultural architecture works.

Hoan Kiem district is also a home of the high - tech and quality services, commercial shopping streets and big wholesale markets.

Geographical location

Hoan Kiem district (named after the Hoan Kiem Lake) located in the center of Hanoi Capital, Hoan Kiem district is located on the West by Dong Da district, on the Northwest by Ba Dinh and Dong Da districts, on the South by Hai Ba Trung district and running from North to South along the Red River. The entire district land used to belong to the former Tho Xuong district with an area of 5.29 km2 and a population of 143 528 people (as of 4/2009).

Development history
Hoan Kiem District was formed over 1,000 years ago and has a long history of development. In the past, Hoan Kiem area was a confluence, where the To Lich river separated from the Nhi river at Giang Khau precinct flowing through the crowded streets and boat wharfs.

It becomes a hub with "four towns" and also a convergent point of polytechnic talents everywhere that imprinted on street names today as Hang Dao, Hang Trong, Hang Bac, Hang Khay, Hang Quat , Hang Da ...

From 1954 to 1961, the area consisted of Hoan Kiem, Dong Xuan streets and part of the Hang Co and Hai Ba. For the period of 1961 - 1981, it was known as Hoan Kiem district. Since January 1981, it was officially called as Hoan Kiem district with 18 precincts.

Administrative units
Hoan Kiem district includes 18 precinct administrative units of Cua Nam, Hang Bai, Trang Tien, Ly Thai To, Đong Xuan, Hang Ma, Cua Đong, Hang Gai, Tran Hưng Đao, Phan Chu Trinh, Hang Bac, Hang Buom, Hang Đao, Hang Bo, Hang Bong, Hang Trong, Chuong Duong, Phuc Tan.

District People's Council – People's Committee based at 126 Hang Trong street.

Socio- economy
Economic structure shifted towards civilization and efficiency oriented service-trade - tourism.
Currently the district has over 13,000 individual household businesses operating in trade and business. The budget has been increasing in pace of development, reaching 915 billion dong in 2007 and 1255.5 billion dong in 2008. The growth rate of trade, services, tourism increased by 24.7% in 2008, 17.75% in 2014 and estimated 18.02% in 2015.

Many traditional handicraft products with high export value as carving, jewelery, textiles, embroidery, lace, leather, rattan and bamboo, silk flowers, paper flowers ... are restored.
Meanwhile, hunger eradication, poverty reduction and job placement activities are actively implemented. In 2008, 7537 visitors were introduced in job placement, 1629 poor households get National Fund's loans with the amount of 11 billion dong. Trained worker ratio was 55% in 2014 and 55.8% in 2015. Number of participants in the training age was 1,900 visitors in 2014 and 2,000 visitors in 2015.

Total district development investment in 2008 was 118.327 billion dong, focusing on education, health, workplace improvement and urban infrastructure development . Investment expenditures for capital construction and non- business capital of investment nature reached 339.04 billion dong in 2014; and estimated at 346.29 billion dong in 2015...

Education and training
The education and training are enhanced with improved quality and become one of the city's leading units. The number and quality of proficient teachers and distinction students at high schools have been increasing. In 2008-2009 academic year, the district education and training sector gained 13/13 good work indicators. In 2014 - 2015 academic year all the sector planned targets were well achieved.

Culture
Conduct various cultural and art activities in association with the patriotic emulation movement, the major national and city campaigns .

Restore and maintain the traditional festivals and trade streets, keeping the material cultural values, upholding traditional cultural values, selectively inheriting cultural criterias of Hanoian, building civilized, elegant lifestyle associated with economic development.

The district has 190 valueable historical-cultural and revolutionary vestiges, cultural architecture works as Sword Lake, Tortoise Tower, Hoa Lo prison, Kim Ngan communal house, Bao An Pagoda (also known as Lien Tri), Bao Thien Tower, Le King temple, Ngoc Son Temple, O Quan Chuong gate, Hanoi Opera House and 19-8 Square, Cathedral, Museum of Vietnam History Museum of Vietnam Revolution, Ly Thai To Statue, Hanoi Post Office, Dong Xuan Market ... Especially, the entire old downtown of the district is under heritage conservation list.

Information guide

a)DISTRICT PEOPLE'S COUNCIL – DISTRICT PEOPLE'S COMMITTEE

DISTRICT PEOPLE'S COUNCIL

- Chairman:Mr. Hoang Cong Khoi Tel: 38267444

- Vice Chairman:Mr. Le Hong PhuTel: 38252211

DISTRICT PEOPLE'S COMMITTEE

- Chairman:Mr. Duong Đuc TuanTel:38254084

- Vice Chairman:Mr. Lam Quoc HungTel: 3928 8041

- Vice Chairman:Mr. Đinh Hong PhongTel: 3825 2056

- Vice Chairman:Mr. Nguyen Quoc HoaTel: 3825 2242

b)DEPARTMENTS, SECTORAL BODIES

1.Department of Home Affairs

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 38255856

- Manager: Khuat Đang An Tel : 3828 9038

2.Department of Justice

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., T: 3828 8214

- Manager: Nguyen Thi Phuong Chung T: 3828 9534

3.Department of Finance - Planning

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 3828 1606

- Manager: Đoan Thi Ngoc Hoa Tel: 3825 8096

4.Department of Economics

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 3828 8704

- Manager: Nguyen Thi Minh Yen Tel: 3828 9041

5.Department of Natural Resources - Environment

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 38289039

- Manager: Đo Đinh an Tel: 3828 8213

6.Department of Urban Management

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 3825 2254

- Manager: Truong Minh Hai Tel: 3928 8543

7.Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs

- Add. : 9 Hang Luoc str., Tel: 3825 7855, 3828 7723

- Manager: Bui Bich Thuy Tel: 39230090

8.Department of Culture & Information

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 39287121

- Manager: Phan Thi Tuyet Lan Tel: 3928 7122

9.Department of Health

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 3923 3348

- Manager: Ngo Thi Thu Huong Tel: 3923 1870

10. Department of Education&Training

- Add. : 5 Hang But str., Tel: 3825 5110

- Manager: Duong Thi Thanh Huyen Tel: 3825 5192

11. District Inspector

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 3928 8260

- Chief of Inspector : Vu Tuan Trung Tel : 3828 8209

12.Office of People's Council – People's Committee

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 3825 2275, 3825 5508

- Chief of Office : Nguyen Quoc Hoan Tel: 3826 4293

c)NON-BUSINESS UNITS

1.District Project Management Unit

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 3825 4330

- Director: Vu Thi Hoa Tel: 3931 0090

2.Hanoi Old Quarter Management Board

- Add.: 128C Tran Nhat Duat str., Tel : 3928 5605

- Standing Vice Director: Pham Tuan Long Tel: 3928 5605

3.Đong Xuan joint stock company

- Add. : 3 Floor Đong Xuan market Tel: 38295006

- General Director: Do Xuan Thuy Tel: 3925 4659

4.Construction Management Board of Public Works

- Add: 1A Tran Quang Khai str., Tel: 3825 4283

- Director: Nguyen Tuyen Quang Tel: 825 8259

5.Management Board of Hang Be market

- Add.: 4B Nguyen Thien Thuat str., Tel: 3928 4055

- Director: Phan Thi Hoa Tel: 3928 4056

6.Hang Da Commercial joint stock company

- Add. : Đường Thành str., Tel: 828 6889

- Director: Tel: 825 7140

7.Board for Land Clearance

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 3828 9247

- Director: Nguyen Ngoc Khang Tel: 3828 9247

8.Management Board of Hoan Kiem Lake area

- Add. : 17-19 Hàng Khay str., Tel: 3836 5435

- Director: Nguyen Minh Tuan Tel: 3936 5437

9.Cultural House

- Add. : 42 Nhà Chung str., Tel: 3828 9216

- Director: Nguyen Dang Ninh Tel: 3825 4620

10. Vocational training center

- Add. : 52 Tho Nhuom str., Tel: 3826 8570

- Director: Pham Tung Lam Tel: 3942 3848

11.Sport Center

- Add. : 2 Phuc Tan str., Tel: 828 7214

- Director: Dang Thi My Nga Tel: 828 5311

12.Center for Population, Family Planning

- Add. : 47 Hang Bo - Tel: 3923 3719

- Director: Truong Thi Kim Hoa Tel: 22101995

d) COORDINATION UNITS

14.District Public Security

- Add. : 2 Trang Thi str., Tel: 3939 6562

- Chief of Public Security: Ha Manh Hung Tel: 3939 6577

15.District Military Command Board

- Add. : 2 Co Tan str., Tel: 3825 6854

- Command Chief: Nguyen Huu Linh Tel: 3824 2240

16.District People's Court

- Add. : 51 Lo Su str., Tel: 935 0096, 825 4759

- Chief judge: Le Anh Xuan Tel: 935 0094, 0915326666

17. District People's Procuracy

- Add. : 24 Bao Khanh str., Tel: 39287366

- Head of : Tel: 825 4100

18. District Department of Civil Judgment Enforcement

- Add. : 50 Ly Thuong Kiet str., Tel: 3936 1621

- Head of Dept.: Nguyen Bach Thang Tel: 89361727

19. District Tax Department

- Add. : 11 Hang Buom str., Tel: 3926 3087

- Head of Dept.: Nguyen Van Dung Tel: 3926 1445

20. Hoan Kiem State Treasury

- Add. : 38 Thuoc Bac str., T: 923 0728

- Director: Nguyen Thanh Huong T: 923 0730

21.Department of Statistics

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 928 7931

- Head of Dept.: Hoang Xuan Thuc Tel: 825 5858

22. Market Management Team number 2

- Add. : 2 & 7 Hang Vai str., Tel: 3825 3114

- Team leader: Luu Bach Chien Tel: 3923 0015

23. Hoan Kiem Construction Inspection Team

-Add: 131 Phung Hung str., Tel: 3824 5949

- Team leader: Nguyen Đinh Tinh Tel: 3923 0824

24.Veterinary Clinic

- Add. : 90 Tran Nhat Duat str., Tel: 3926 2907

- Chief of clinic: Tran Thi Thu Hang Tel: 3926 2907

25. Hoan Kiem Social Insurance

- Add. : 9D Ham Long str., Tel: 3943 3255

- Director: Nguyen Thi To Nga Tel: 3943 3254

26. Health Center

- Add. : 47 Hang Bo str., Tel: 3825 4104

- Director: Nguyen Dao Mai Huong Tel: 3923 2496

e) ASSOCIATION

1. Red Cross

- Add. : 95 Phung Hung Tel: 3926 2208

- Chairman: Hoang Tuyet Anh Tel: 3926 2209

2. Former Youth Volunteers

- Add. : 34 Le Thai To str., Tel: 3928 9110

- Chairman: Nguyen Van Can Tel: 3928 9110

3. Blind Association

- Add. : 95 Hang Buom str., Tel: 3926 0894

- Chairman: Nguyen Chau Son Tel: 3926 0894

4. Solicitors Association

- Add. : 126 Hang Trong str., Tel: 3828 9534

- Chairman: Phung Phuong Thao Tel : 3828 9534

5. Traditional Oriental Medicine Association

- Add.: 47 Hang Bo str.,

- Chairman: Physician Nguyen The Hien.

g) 18 PRECINCTS

1.Chuong Duong Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 81 Vong Ha str., - Tel: 3825 6069

- Chairman:Nguyen Van Vinh- Tel: 3824 1419

- Vice chairman:Pham Chi Linh- Tel: 39325359

- Vice chairman:Le Trung Son- Tel: 39325358

- Head of Public Security:Vu Van Hai- Tel: 38255107

2. Cua Đong Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 30 Hang Đieu str., - Tel: 38285996

- Chairman:Tran Xuan Ha- Tel: 3825 6653

- Vice chairman:Đinh Sy Trung- Tel: 39230843

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Đuc Long- Tel: 38289154

- Head of Public Security:Nguyen Đoan To- Tel: 38252935

3.Cua Nam Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 21 Phan Boi Chau str., - Tel: 3842 7500

- Chairman:Dang Dinh Bang- Tel: 3942 2148

- Vice chairman:Nguyen An Tuyen- Tel: 39422148

- Vice chairman:Hoang Minh Trung- Tel:39422148

- Head of Public Security:Vu Danh Binh- Tel:39422685

4.Đong Xuan Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 52 Hang Giay str., - Tel: 3927 3032

- Chairman:Nguyen Thi Ngoc Anh- Tel: 3828 4740

- Vice chairman:Duong Quyet Tien- Tel: 38256031

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Van Phu- Tel:38256031

- Head of Public Security:Vu Quoc Toan- Tel:38257069

5.Hang Bac Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 22 Hang Dau str., - Tel: 3825 5416

- Chairman:Hoang Thach Tam - Tel: 39262269

- Vice chairman:Hoang Manh Tuan- Tel:

- Vice chairman:Tran Thi Nga- Tel:

- Head of Public Security:Tran Dinh Nham- Tel:38253466

6.Hang Bai Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 4 Nguyen Che Nghia str., - Tel: 3943 9345

- Chairman:Nguyen Thi Mai- Tel: 3943 9345

- Vice chairman:Le Minh Tuyen- Tel:

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen- Tel:38225029

- Head of Public Security:Tran Quyet Thang- Tel:39438645

7.Hang Bo Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 43 Lan Ong str., - Tel: 3923 2448

- Chairman:Le Thanh Nghi- Tel: 3923 0041

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Trung Kien- Tel: 22182041

- Vice chairman:Tran Kim Anh- Tel:39234180

- Head of Public Security: Ha Duy Manh- Tel:38255652

8.Hang Bong Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 106 Hàng Bông str., - Tel: 3825 5485

- Chairman:Nguyen Van Thanh- Tel: 3828 7038

- Vice chairman:Vu Bich Hien- Tel: 39288292

- Vice chairman: - Tel:338255485

- Head of Public Security:Hoang Gia Anh- Tel:39285735

9.Hang Buom Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 28 Ma May str., - Tel: 3825 6435

- Chairman:Bui Xuan Hung- Tel : 3824 3210

- Vice chairman:Hoang Quoc Hung- Tel : 38243210

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Quyet Thang- Tel : 2928659

- Head of Public Security:Nguyen Ngoc Linh- Tel:38257684

10. Hang Đao Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 41 Hang Ngang str., - Tel: 3926 2271

- Chairman:Nguyen Hung Son- Tel: 3926 0145

- Vice chairman:Vu Minh Lan- Tel: 2702050

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Son Hai- Tel:3926203

- Head of Public Security:Nguyen Chi Thanh - Tel:3825328

11. Hàng Gai Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 44 Hang Non str., - Tel: 3825 7487

- Chairman:Nguyen Ngoc Ha- Tel: 3923 1394

- Vice chairman:Phung Thi Phi Nga- Tel: 39231694

- Vice chairman: - Tel:38257487

- Head of Public Security:Tran Danh Hieu- Tel:39287224

12. Hang Ma Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 5 Hang Cot str., - Tel: 3825 5681

- Chairman:Le Duy Minh- Tel: 3927 0147

- Vice chairman:Vo Ha Bac- Tel: 39275000

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Thi Minh Tam- Tel:39272899

- Head of Public Security:Nguyen Hung Son- Tel:38254803

13. Hang Trong Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 24 Chan Cam str., - Tel: 3825 7020

- Chairman:Dang Quoc Khanh- Tel: 3828 8044

- Vice chairman:Tran Quoc Trung- Tel: 38257020

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Tien Cuong– Tel:

- Head of Public Security:Vu The Cuong- Tel:38252786

14. Ly Thai To Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 30 Lò Sũ str., - Tel: 3825 7313

- Chairman:Nguyen Trung Thuy- Tel: 3824 7556

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Quynh Tien- Tel: 39264741

- Vice chairman:Tran Thi To Nga- Tel:39264468

- Head of Public Security:Hoang Xuan Hieu- Tel:38255388

15. Phan Chu Trinh Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 27 Le Thanh Tong str., - Tel: 39333872

- Chairman:ChuTrong Xa -Tel: 3926 0572

- Vice chairman:Tran Thi Minh Tuyet- T: 39333872

- Vice chairman:Pham Thi Thu Huong – Tel:

- Head of Public Security:Nguyen Tien Nong- Tel:38254030

16. Phuc Tan Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 6 Bao Linh str., - Tel: 3825 6068

- Chairman:Mai Anh Tuan- Tel: 3828 0538

- Vice chairman:Le Quang Van- Tel: 22914477

- Vice chairman:Đo Thanh Binh- Tel:

- Head of Public Security:Pham Quang Thang- Tel:38255651

17. Trang Tien Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 2 Nguyen Xi str., - Tel: 382 65655

- Chairman:Thach Van Hung- Tel: 3824 2275

- Vice chairman:Bui Van Luan- Tel: 39388787

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Đuc Long - Tel:

- Head of Public Security:Ha Quyet Thang- Tel:38555538

18. Tran Hung Đao Precinct People's Committee

- Add.: 29 Quang Trung str., - Tel: 3943 9376

- Chairman:Pham Ngoc Long- Tel: 3943 8210

- Vice chairman:Pham Son Ha- Tel:

- Vice chairman:Nguyen Thi Thanh Van- Tel: 3943 9376

- Head of Public Security:Nguyen Le Hoang- Tel:39424717