Municipalities of Vietnam

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Administrative divisions
of Vietnam
First level
Province
(Tinh)
Municipality
(thành phố trực thuộc trung ương)
Second level
Provincial city
(thành phố trực thuộc tỉnh)
District
(huyện)
District-level town
(thị xã)
Urban district
(quận)
Third level
Commune-level town
(thị trấn)
Commune
()
Ward
(phường)
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Municipalities are the highest-ranked cities in Vietnam.[1] They are centrally controlled municipalities as province level.

  1. Municipalities
  2. Provincial cities
  3. Town

Three levels of cities in Vietnam:

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipalities are divided into urban districts and rural districts or district-level towns. In turns, urban districts are divided into wards, and rural districts are divided into communes and commune-level towns (thị trấn).

Current Vietnamese municipalities[edit]

Municipalities of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Municipality Type Region Population
(2009 Census)
Density
(/km²)
Area
(km²)
Divisions
Hanoi Special-class Red River Delta 6,451,909 1,943.4 3,344.7 List
Ho Chi Minh City Special-class Southeast 7,162,864 3,419 2,095 List
Cần Thơ 1st-class Mekong Delta 1,188,435 807 1,389.6 List
Da Nang 1st-class South Central Coast 887,435 599 1,256 List
Haiphong 1st-class Red River Delta 1,837,173 1,250.1 1,507.57 List

Proposed municipalities[edit]

See also[edit]

Provinces of Vietnam

References[edit]