Population: 803,300 habitants (2004)
Capital: Hoa Binh Town.
Districts: Da Bac, Mai Chau, Ky Son, Cao Phong, Luong Son, Kim Boi, Tan Lac, Lac Son, Lac Thuy, Yen Thuy.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Muong, Thai, Tay, Dao...
Hoabinh is a mountainous province in the North. It is bordered by Phutho and Hatay in the north, Ninhbinh and Thanhhoa in the south, Han
The topography is combined by mountains and narrow valleys. The annual average temperature varies between 23 and 25ºC.
The culture of Hoabinh combines several ethnic groups with their own languages, traditional literature, and festivals.
Mountainous terrain with Thac Bo, Hoa Tien grottoes,
Apart of these, scientific tests have shown that the mineral water at Kim Boi Hot Spring is good for drinking, bathing and treatment.
Road and water transportation are convenient.
There is National Highway No. 6 from Hanoi vie Ha Tay to Hoabinh, Sonla,
National Highway No. 15 from Mai Chau to Thanhhoa,
Source: Vietnam Administration of Tourism