Northwest (Vietnam)

Tây Bắc (literally "Northwest") is one of the regions of Vietnam, located in the mountainous northwestern part of the country. It consists of four provinces: Điện Biên, Lai Châu, Sơn La, and Hòa Bình Lào Cai and Yên Bái are usually seen as part of the Northwest region. It has a population of about two and a half million.


Statistics of Northwest Vietnam (Tây Bắc)
Capital Population
Điện Biên Điện Biên Phủ 567,000 9,562.5 km²
Hòa Bình Hòa Bình City 976,699 4,684.2 km²
Lai Châu Lai Châu 470,510 9,112.3 km²
Sơn La Sơn La 1,195,107 14,174.4 km²
Lào Cai Lào Cai 701,706 6,357 km²
Yên Bái Yên Bái 809,248 6,882.9 km²

See also

  • Regions of Vietnam

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