Thai Nguyen is known as the political, cultural and socio-economic center of Thai Nguyen province and the Northern VietNam. It has played an important role in the socio-economic development of Thai Nguyen province and the whole northern mountainous provinces due to its convenient location.
Song Cong city is an administrative division that was officially established under the Government’s Decision No 113/ QĐ-HĐB, dated 11/4/1985 (recently upgraded to city)
Pho Yen is a midland town, located in the southern of Thai Nguyen province. Neighboring localities include Tam Dao district ( Vinh Phuc province) to the west Thai Nguyen city, Dai tu district and Song Cong town to the North and Northwest, Hiep Hoa district (Bac Giang province) and Phu Binh (Thai Nguyen) to the East and Northeast, Dai Tu district to the west, Soc Son district (Hanoi city) to the south
Phu Binh is a midland district, located in the southeast of the province. Its municipal district is at Uc Son town, 28km far from Thai Nguyen city (along Highway No 37 ). Phu Binh borders Yen The district to the east, Hiep Hoa district ( Bac Giang ) to the south, Dong Hy district to the north and northwest and Pho Yen district to the west and south west
Phu Luong is a mountainous district in the north of Thai Nguyen province, sharing border with Cho Moi district (Bac Can province) to the nort, Thai Nguyen city to the south and southeast, Dinh Hoa district to the west, Dai Tu district to the southwest, Dong Hy district to the east.
Vo Nhai is a mountainous district in the northeastern part of Thai Nguyen province Vo Nhai borders Bac Son district ( Lang Son province) to the East, Dong Hi district and Phu Luong district ( Thai Nguyen province) to the west; Dong Hi district( Thai Nguyen province ) and Yen The district ( Bac Giang province) to the south and Na Ri (Bac Can province) to the north.
Dinh Hoa is a mountainous district, located in the northwest of Thai Nguyen Province. It is also known for a special national relic called Dinh Hoa safety zone.
Dai Tu is a mountainous district in the northwest of Thai Nguyen Province, 25 km from Thai Nguyen city, bordering Dinh Hoa district to the north, Pho Yen district and Thai Nguyen city to the south, Phu Luong district to the east, and Tuyen Quang province and Phu Tho province to the northwest and southeast.
Dong Hy is a mountainous district northeastern of Thai Nguyen province. Its municipal district rests in Chua Hang town, 3km northeast from the center of Thai Nguyen city. Dong Hy district borders Vo Nhai District and Bac Can district to the north; Thai Nguyen city and Phu Binh district to the south, Bac Giang Province to the east, Phu Luong district and Thai Nguyen city to the west Natural boundary separating Dong Hy and Thai Nguyen city is Cau river which originates from Cao Ngan commune and meanders to the Thac Huong dam (Huong Thuong commune) in the north- south direction Hang Pagoda is one of the famous landscapes of Thai Nguyen province