Mekong River Delta (province/province's center) Southeast Region (province/province's center)
1.  An Giang Long Xuyen 1.  Dong Nai Bien Hoa
2.  Dong Thap Cao Lanh 2.  Ba Ria-Vung Tau Vung Tau
3.  Bac Lieu Bac Lieu 3.  Binh Duong Thu Dau Mot
4.  Ben Tre Ben Tre 4.  Binh Phuoc Dong Xoai
5.  Ca Mau Ca Mau 5.  Ho Chi Minh City
6.  Can Tho City* 6.  Tay Ninh Tay Ninh
7.  Hau Giang* Vi Thanh*    
8.  Kien Giang Rach Gia Central Highlands Region (province/province's center)
9.  Long An Tan An 1.  Dak Lak Dak Lak
10.  Soc Trang Soc Trang 2.  Dak Nong * Gia Nghia *
11.  Tien Giang My Tho 3.  Gia Lai Pleiku
12.  Tra Vinh Tra Vinh 4.  Kon Tum

Kon Tum

13.  Vinh Long Vinh Long 5.  Lam Dong Da Lat
* Created 1/1/2004 from Can Tho Province * Created 1/1/2004 from Dak Lak Province
South Central Coast (province/province's center) Northeast (province/province's center)
1.  Binh Dinh Quy Nhon 1.  Bac Kan Bac Kan
2.  Binh Thuan Phan Thiet 2.  Bac Giang Bac Giang
3.  Da Nang City 3.  Bac Ninh Bac Ninh
4.  Khanh Hoa Nha Trang 4.  Cao Bang Cao Bang
5.  Ninh Thuan Phan Rang 5.  Ha Giang Ha Giang
6.  Phu Yen Tuy Hoa 6.  Lao Cai Lao Cai
7.  Quang Nam Tam Ky 7.  Lang Son Lang Son
8.  Quang Ngai Quang Ngai 8.  Phu Tho Viet Tri
    9.  Quang Ninh Ha Long
North Central Coast (province/province's center) 10.  Thai Nguyen Thai Nguyen
1.  Ha Tinh Ha Tinh 11.  Tuyen Quang Tuyen Quang
2.  Nghe An Vinh 12.  Vinh Phuc Vinh Yen
3.  Quang Binh Dong Hoi 13.  Yen Bai Yen Bai
4.  Quang Tri Dong Ha    
5.  Thanh Hoa Thanh Hoa Red River Delta (province/province's center)
7.  Thua Thien-Hue Hue 1.  Ha Noi City
    2.  Ha Tay * Ha Dong *
Northwest (province/province's center) 3.  Ha Nam Phu Ly
1.  Dien Bien Dien Bien Phu

4.  Hung Yen

Hung Yen

2.  Hoa Binh Hoa Binh

5.  Hai Duong

Hai Duong

3.  Lai Chau Phong Tho

6.  Hai Phong City

4.  Son La Son La

7.  Nam Dinh

Nam Dinh

   

8.  Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh

   

9.  Thai Binh

Thai Binh
    * Ha Tay province annexed to Hanoi on Aug 1, 2008