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Total Area: 1,388
Population: 884,080
Provincial Capital Town: Ninh Binh
Districts: Hoang Long, Gia Vien, Hoa Lu, Tam Diep, Kim Son

Economic potentialities: limestone, marine resources.

PHYSICAL Ninh Binh is located south of the Northern Delta, between the Red and Ma Rivers.

ETHNIC DIVERSITY The population is made up of 23 ethnic communities, among which the Kinh account for more than 98%. The rest of the population consists of the Muong, Tay, Nung, Tai, Hoa, and Dao ethnic groups.

CLIMATE The subdelta climate, with an annual average temperature of 23C, is divided into two seasons: the dry season from November to April, and the rainy season from May to October.