Northern Vietnam

Northern gets fewer visitors than and the coastal cities in the south, but it is the cradle of the Vietnamese civilization and hence, home to more historical and cultural attractions than the South.

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, the capital of and its second largest city, is a fascinating blend of East and West, with Chinese influence from centuries of dominance, and French je ne sais quoi from its colonial past. Photo: Inkey, CC BY 2.0.

is in northern , 170 km east of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

, or Hai Phong, is a major industrial city and the third-largest in . Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town of 80,000 people in northwestern Vietnam. Photo:, CC BY 3.0.


is a town in a beautiful, mountainous region of northern on the border with . Photo: Bùi Thụy Đào Nguyên, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city and municipality in . It is the capital and largest city of . Photo:, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in northern . It is on the border with China, separated from the Chinese town of by the Nanxi and Red Rivers. Photo: Vmenkov, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in North Vietnam with population of 160,000 people. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Cao Bằng is the capital of Cao Bằng province in northern Vietnam. Photo:, CC BY 3.0.

Hà Giang is a city in the northeast region of , on the banks of the Lô River. Photo: Vuong Tri Binh, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a coastal town on the border in . Photo: Bùi Thụy Đào Nguyên, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in Northern Vietnam, 40 km away from city. Photo: hds, CC BY 2.0.

Đồng Văn is a rural district of Hà Giang province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. Photo: Zennysmile, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in Bắc Kạn Province, Northern Vietnam. Photo: HylgeriaK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Bắc Hà is a town in north-western , on the border with the town of in , . Photo: Truth'soutthere, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Cô Tô is a small rural district of in the region of .

Đồng Đăng is a town of , , Vietnam.

Northern Vietnam

Latitude of center
21.58° or 21° 34' 48" north
Longitude of center
105.22° or 105° 13' 12" east

Also Known As

  • Catalan: Vietnam Septentrional
  • Chinese: 越南北部
  • Dutch: Noord-Vietnam
  • English: Bắc Bộ
  • Esperanto: Norda Vjetnamio
  • French: Viêt Nam Septentrional
  • French: Viêt Nam septentrional
  • German: Bắc Bộ
  • German: miền Bắc
  • Indonesian: Bắc Bộ
  • Italian: Vietnam settentrionale
  • Japanese: 北部
  • Japanese: 北部地方
  • Korean: 베트남 북부 지방
  • Persian: شمال ویتنام
  • Portuguese: Norte do Vietnã
  • Spanish: Bắc Bộ
  • Spanish: Vietnam septentrional
  • Swedish: Norra Vietnam
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Bộ
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Bộ Việt Nam
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Phần
  • Welsh: Gogledd Fietnam

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