With a total area of 6,099 km2 and a population of 1,109,600 people, Quang Ninh is one of the biggest provinces along the northeastern coastline of Vietnam. Quang Ninh’s nickname, the Secure Serenity, somehow tells us a lot about that peaceful and spectacular land. It is home to the famous UNESCO’s World Heritage Site: Ha Long Bay, which belongs to the province’s capital: Ha Long City.
The province of Bac Kan, also known as Bac Can, is a mountainous region in the northern part of Vietnam. With an area of 4868.4 sq. km, it adjoins many other provinces such as Cao Bang (to the north), Tuyen Quang (to the west), Lang Son (to the south-east) and Thai Nguyen (to the south). Most of Bac Kan’s surface are mountains and hills, accompanied by a complicated network of springs, streams and rivers.
Cao Bang is a province located in the North-East region of Vietnam. Sharing borders with China on the north and east sides, it also adjoins Bac Kan and Lang Son provinces on the south side, and Ha Giang and Tuyen Quang provinces on the west side. As a result, Cao Bang’s location enables it to be involved in many phases of the country’s history and to be an important administration unit nowadays.
Phu Tho is a province located in the North-eastern part of Vietnam. It shares the border with Tuyen Quang, Yen Bai, Vinh Phuc, Ha Noi, Son La, Hoa Binh provinces. With Viet Tri city as its capital, Phu Tho Province is only 80km away from Hanoi. Noi Bai International Air Port lies between the two cities, locating 50km to the North-west of Viet Tri City.
Lang Son is a northern province of Vietnam which borders Cao Bang Province to the North, Sung Ta Province (China) to the northeast, Bac Giang Province to the south, Quang Ninh Province to the east, Bac Kan Province to the West and Thai Nguyen Province to the southwest. With two international border gates, Dong Dang and Huu Nghi, Lang Son holds an important position in Vietnam economy. In addition to the two gates, the province also possesses 7 markets along its border with China.