Hải Dương is a province in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam. Its name derives from Sino-Vietnamese 海陽, meaning "ocean", though in fact, the province is landlocked. Nowadays, Hải Dương is among the most industrialized and developed provinces in Vietnam. The province is located in the Red River Delta of northeastern Vietnam, about mid-distance from Hanoi to Hai Phong. Two famous pagodas, Con Son and Kiep Bac, are situated in this province. The province is known for its famous lychees and for the traditional sweet bánh đậu xanh (mung bean paste).
Nowadays, Hải Dương is among the most industrialized and developed provinces in Vietnam. Hải Dương, Ho Chi Minh City and Bình Dương are three most attractive locations for foreign investments in Vietnam. Haiduong's education system is divided into 5 categories: pre-primary, primary, intermediate, secondary, and higher education.