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Map of Vietnam – Cities and Roads

Vietnam Map
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This reference map of Vietnam contains cities, towns, islands, lakes, rivers, highways, and roads. Satellite imagery and elevation display its unique topography like Fansipan and its long, narrow coastline.

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About the map

Vietnam World Map
Vietnam on a World Map

Vietnam is in southeastern Asia, along the South China Sea, the Gulf of Tonkin, and the Gulf of Thailand. It borders just three countries in Asia including China to the north, as well as Laos and Cambodia to the west.

Despite having a size of about New Mexico, it’s the 14th most populous country in the world. Additionally, it has one of the highest population densities in the world with more than 300 people per square kilometer.

The country is also known for the Vietnam War which lasted 20 years. During the war, over 3,000,000 Vietnamese and 60,000 Americans lost their lives. The capital city of Vietnam is Hanoi but its largest city is Ho Chi Minh City. Other major cities are Da Nang, Haiphong, and Bien Hoa.

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Vietnam Satellite Map

Vietnam occupies a total area of 331,699 square kilometers (128,070 sq mi). In comparison, it’s larger than Malaysia but smaller than Japan. Within the Indochinese Peninsula (comprising Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia), Vietnam’s coastline stretches for 3,260 kilometers (2,030 mi) along the South China Sea.

Vietnam Satellite Map

Near its coastline, it contains several islands like Phu Quoc, Con Dao, Cham, and Tho Chu Islands. Whereas its disputed islands are the Paracel Islands (Hoang Sa) administered by China as well as the Spratly Islands (Truong Sa) are disputed by China (PRC) and Taiwan (ROC).

Overall, the country is a mix of different landscapes like waterfalls, sand dunes, tropical rainforests, sandy beaches, and caves. In fact, it’s home to the world’s largest cave, Hang Son Doong.


Vietnam Physical Map

Vietnam is mostly highlands, with mountains in the far north and northwest. At 3,147 meters (10,326 ft), Fansipan is the highest mountain in not only Vietnam but also all of the Indochinese Peninsula.

This is why the mountain is also nicknamed “the Roof of Indochina”. Vietnam’s other mountainous region is the Annamite Range, which straddles its western border with Laos and Cambodia. Overall, it’s a long and narrow country with coastal plains often unsuitable for crop production.

Vietnam Physical Map


Vietnam Provincial Map

Provinces are the first-level administrative units in Vietnam that are divided geographically and administratively. Currently, there are 58 provinces in Vietnam. Provinces are split up into districts, which are the second-level administrative unit in Vietnam. This is followed by communes, which are the finest level of administrative units in Vietnam.

Vietnam Province Map

Capital City


Major cities

Bien Hoa
Can Tho
Da Nang

Ho Chi Minh City
Vung Tau

Cities, towns and villages

Bac Giang
Bac Kan
Bac Lieu
Bac Ninh
Buon Ma Thuot
Cao Bang
Cao Tan
Da Lat
Dac To
Dien Bien Phu
Dien Chau
Dong Ha
Dong Ho
Dong Xoai
Gia Nghia
Ha Dong
Ha Giang
Ha Tien
Ha Long (Hon Gai)
Hai Duong
Hai Phong
Ha Tinh
Hoa Binh
Hung Yen
Kon Tum
Lang Son
Lai Chau
Lao Cai
Loc Ninh

Long Xuyen
My Tho
Nam Dinh
Nha Trang
Ninh Binh
Ninh Hoa
Phan Rang – Thap Cham
Phan Thiet
Phu Ly
Quang Ngai
Quang Tri
Quy Nhon
Rach Gia
Soc Trang
Son La
Tam Ky
Tay Ninh
Thai Binh
Thai Nguyen
Thanh Hoa
Thu Dau Mot
Tra Vinh
Tuyen Quang
Tuy Hoa
Vinh Long
Yen Bai

Rivers, seas and lakes

Black River
Gulf of Tonkin
Ho Dau Tieng
Ho Song
Ho Thac Ba

Ho Tri An
Red River
Song Ca River
South China Sea


Con Dao
Cu Lao Cham
Cu Lao Re
Cu Lao Thu

Dao Bach Long Vi
Dao Cai Bau
Dao Phu Quoc

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