Ha Long Bay
By Grace Diliberto
social elements of Ha Long Bay
The main land of Ha Long Bay is heavy populated while the outer parts such as Cat Ba island are sparsely populated, the total population of Ha Long Bay is 221,580 this was recorded in 2010.
The main language spoken in Ha Long Bay is Vietnamese but other languages used are Latin and English.
The Currency Used in Ha Long Bay is the Vietnam Dong.
A legend says that the islands of Ha Long Bay where created by a great dragon from the mountains. one of the people there says, "As it charged towards the coast its failing Tail Gouged out valleys and caves, when it finally plunged into the water the area filled with water leaving only the islands visible.
Most of Ha Long Bay is made up of spectacular limestone pillars that is apart of a mature Karst environment.
The climate in summer is 27-29 degrees, and in winter it is 16-18 degrees.
Economical and Political