Area: 4,684.2 sq. km
Population: 820.4 thousand habitants (2006)
Capital: Hoa Binh City
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...
Location: In Kim Boi District, HoaBinhProvince, 30km from HoaBinhTown.
Characteristics: Mineral water at Kim Boi is suitable to drink, bathe, and useful in medical treatment.
Location: In HoaBinhProvince, approximately 135km from Hanoi and 60km from HoaBinhCity.
Characteristics: From the top of CunPass, one can admire the superb panorama of Mai Chau surrounded by a green valley and stilt houses. Many minorities, including the Thai ethnic group, live in LacVillage.