Lao Cai Geography
Lao Cai province located in the northeastern Vietnam and has Lao Cai as its capital city. Lying at the junction of the Red River the Nam Ti River approximately 160 miles (260 km) northwest of Hanoi, Lao Cai adjoins four provinces of Lai Chau, Ha Giang, Yen Bai, Son La and also the city of Hekou, in the Yunnan province of Southwest China.. It has a total area of up to 6’383.9 sq. km and a population of 613.1 thousand inhabitants, including major ethnic groups of the country such as Viet (Kinh), H’Mong, Tay, Dao, Thai, etc. The following has the majority of tourist attractions of Lao Cai.