Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, and the South China Sea – referred to in Vietnam as the East Sea – to the east. With a population of over 89 million, Vietnam is the 13th most populous country in the world. It is in the top ten tea producers of the world.
Vietnam has many tea areas. The Northwest tea region includes three main provinces: Son La, Lai Chau, and Dien Bien. The Northeast tea region includes Quang Ninh, Lang Son and Bac Giang. The Northern midlands region includes the provinces of Thai Nguyen, Phu Tho, Hoa Binh, Ha Tay, Hanoi, Vinh Phuc. The North-central region includes Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh. The Highlands tea region includes the provinces of Lam Dong, Gia Lai, Kon Tum.