Map of Regions of Vietnam
- North East Vietnam – 9 provinces: Phu Tho, Thai Nguyen, Tuyen Quang, Ha Giang, Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Lang Son, Bac Giang, Quang Ninh
- North West Vietnam – 6 provinces: Hoa Binh, Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chai, Lao Cai, Yen Bai
- Red River Delta – 10 provinces and city: Hanoi, Vinh Phuc, Bac Ninh, Hung Yen, Hai Duong, Hai Phong, Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Ha Nam
- North Central Coast – 6 provinces: Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri e Thua Thien Hue
- Central Coast – 8 provinces: Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan e Binh Thuan
- Central Highlands – 5 provinces: Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Lam Dong
- South East (Dong Nam Bo): Binh Phuoc, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Tay Ninh, Ba Ria Vung Tau, Ho Chi Minh
- Mekong Delta (Tay Nam Bo): Long An, Tien Giang, Ben tre, Vinh Long, Tra Vinh, Dong Thap, Hau Giang, Soc Trang, An Giang, Kien Giang, Bac Lien, Ca Mau, Can Tho.
Main Cities in Vietnam
- Hanoi (Hà Nội) – the capital and second largest city
- Haiphong (Hải Phòng) – the “port city”, a major port in north Vietnam
- Ho Chi Minh City (Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh) – the largest city and the main economic centre of the country, formerly Saigon (Sài Gòn)
- Da Nang ((Đà Nẵng) – the third largest city
- Can Tho (Cần Thơ):
- Hoi An (Hội An) – delightfully well-preserved ancient port, near the ruins of Mỹ Sơn.
- Hue (Huế) – former home of Vietnam’s emperors
- Dalat (Đà Lạt) – the largest city in the highlands
- Nha Trang – burgeoning beach resort
- Phan Thiet (Phan Thiết) – “the resort capital” with Mui Ne beach.
- Vinh – the major city in northern Vietnam with very nice Cua lo beach.
- Con Dao (Côn Đảo) – island off the Mekong Delta
- Cu Chi (Củ Chi) – site of the Cu Chi Tunnels
- Cuc Phuong National Park – home to some of Asia’s rarest wildlife and the Muong hill tribe
- The DMZ
- Ha Long Bay (Vịnh Hạ Long) – famous for its unearthly scenery
- Kontum – relaxed little town providing access to a number of ethnic minority villages
- My Son – ancient Hindu ruins which are a a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Tay Ninh (Tây Ninh) – main temple of the Cao Đài
- Tam Coc (Tam Cốc) – in Ninh Binh province south of Hanoi with Ha Long Bay-like scenery