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: Điëñ Bien, 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.
|Điện Biên||Điện Biên Phủ||567,000||9,562.5 km²|
|Hòa Bình||Hòa Bình||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|