A city of northeast Vietnam on the Red River delta near the Gulf of Tonkin, established in 1874.
Seaport in N Vietnam, in the delta of the Red River.
The line hich starts from Haiphong runs, in Yun-nan, via Mengtsze hsien (a great commercial centre), to the capital.
of the port of Haiphong, Tongking.
This trade is almost entirely with the British colony of Hong-Kong, with which the port is connected by small coasting steamers, but since 1893 it has had regular steamboat communication with Haiphong in Tongking.