Bac Kan is a province in the northeastern region of Vietnam. Sometimes the name of the province is written as Bac Can, however the name Bac Kan is considered official. Bac Kan is a mountainous province with a complicated topography, an underdeveloped infrastructure and economy. This is also a province rich in tourism potential because of the richness of natural resources, minerals and culture imbued with ethnic identity in the northeastern mountainous region of Vietnam.
Did you know: Ba Be Lake is an important wetland reserve of the world and one of the 20 most beautiful freshwater lakes in the world.
- Area: 4,859,4 km²
- Population: 330,100 people
- Location: Northeast
- Administrative division: 1 city and 7 districts
- Phone code: 209
- License plate: 97