Hải Dương

Hải Dương is a highly developed and industrialised province located within the Hanoi Metropolitan Area. It is rich in culture and history, and is famed for its green bean cake; a delicacy enjoyed across Vietnam. Colourful in true Vietnamese fashion, the region is dotted with various temples and shrines, and has a comparatively large and growing population. It is also just a short ride from the north coast, encompassing cities such as Hải Phòng and Hạ Long.

Population: 1.748 million (2013)