Hoa Binh is a mountainous province of Vietnam, located in the nation’s northwestern region. It borders Phu Tho province and Son La to the northwest, Hanoi city to the north and northeast, Ninh Binh province to the south and Thanh Hoa province to the south. It is 74 km from Hanoi.
Hoa Binh is a land with abundant resources such as forest resources, tourism resources, mineral, mineral water and fauna.
Hoa Binh has over 200 thousand hectares of forest with rich flora, including many valuable timber species such as ironwood, tau, slug, for-credit study, lat hoa … In the forests are many types of plants to tubers, fruits, feed the people and as medicines. Currently, the forest peace 400 valuable medicinal plants.
Hoa Binh has many caves and hot springs provide many historical, cultural, architectural art is valid; respiratory Da and Hoa Binh hydropower plant is a major tourist attraction want the tourists. A venue, home of many ethnic minorities (Muong, Thai, Dao, Tay, Hoa Binh Mongolia ,…), culturally diverse, very rich with various types of cultural festivals, arts folk arts, manners and customs, traditional crafts rich, unique.
Hoa Binh in the ground containing many precious minerals such as coal, ice cream, a-mi-antenna, matches moon, gold, limestone,… Notably, in which at Kim Boi mineral coal reserves of relatively large, as there are strong material for metallurgy. Mineral sand gold are scattered in many areas in the province. Limestone, blue has abundant reserves are distributed in Luong Son district, Ky Son, Lac Thuy and Hoa Binh.
Kim Boi, one of the districts of Hoa Binh province, is said to be granted with a natural hot spring by the Nature. The hot spring is now a tourist spot which “can-not-be-ignored” if staying in Hoa Binh. Putting aside all the tensions and troubles of life, tourists will feel relax and comfortable when soaking themselves in Kim Boi Hot Spring.
Hoa Binh is famous for its hydro – electric operation that generates electricity to all parts of the Northern Vietnam. Here live different hill tribes such as Muong, Thai, Dzao. Tourists can take boats along Black river (Da river) to visit these minority groups, enjoy pipe rice wine.