|Capital: Son La
Area: 14,055 km2
Ethnicities: Vietnamese, Thai, H'Mong, Muong, Dao,...
|Calling code: 022 |
|Town and Districts|
|Quynh Nhai, Muong La, Thuan Chau, Phu Yen, Bac Yen, Mai Son, Song Ma, Yen Chau, Moc Chau, Sop Cop |
|General Information |
|The province of Son La, the fifth largest in VietNam, is located in the northwestern region of VietNam. Sonla shares border with Yen Bai, Lao Cai, Lai Chau provinces on the north, Dien Bien Province on the west, Phu Tho and Hoa Binh provinces on the east and Laos on the south. The province has many mountains, rives and mineral sources. Abundant water supply is suitable to hydroelectricity. Moc Chau Plateau is an ideal place to breed milk cow, plant tea and fruit. Annual average temperature is about 21ºC. The weather is cold, dry in winter and hot in summer. |