Southern Vietnam

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Regions of Vietnam.

Southern Vietnam (Vietnamese: Miền Nam) is one of the three geographical regions within Vietnam.

Administration[edit]

Southern Vietnam includes 2 administrative regions, which in turn comprises 19 First Tier units.

Southern Vietnam
Administrative Region First Tier Administrative Units Area (km²) Population (2015)[1] Population Density
(people/ km²)
Notes
Southeast (Đông Nam Bộ, Miền Đông)

Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu
Bình Dương
Bình Phước
Đồng Nai
Ho Chi Minh City
Tây Ninh

23,590.70 16,127,800 683.65 contains those parts of lowland southern Vietnam which are north of the Mekong delta. Two provinces border Cambodia.
Mekong River Delta (Đồng Bằng Sông Cửu Long) or Southwest (Tây Nam Bộ, Miền Tây)

An Giang
Bến Tre
Bạc Liêu
Cà Mau
Cần Thơ
Đồng Tháp
Hậu Giang
Kiên Giang
Long An
Sóc Trăng
Tiền Giang
Trà Vinh
Vĩnh Long

40,576.00 17,590,400 434.00 is Vietnam's southernmost region, mostly containing small but populous provinces in the delta of the Mekong. It is sometimes referred to as the Southwest region (Tây Nam Bộ). Four provinces border Cambodia.

^† Municipality (thành phố trực thuộc trung ương)

Of all 19 First Tier units, 2 are municipalities and 17 are provinces.

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Statistics Office (2017): Statistical Yearbook of Vietnam 2015. Statistical Publishing House, Hanoi

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