Ha Giang is located at the highest latitude in Vietnam. The annual average temperature varies between 24 and 28ºC. Ha Giang Town is 320km from Hanoi. Ha Giang is on National Highway No.2, 34, 279 linking to Yen Bai, Cao Bang, Lao Cai provinces in turn.
Area: 7,884.3 sq. km.
Population: 673,300 habitants (2005)
Capital: Ha Giang Town.
Districts: Dong Van, Meo Vac, Yen Minh, Quan Ba, Bac Me, Hoang Su Phi, Vi Xuyen, Xin Man, Bac Quang, Quang Binh.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Tay, Dao, H’Mong, San Diu.