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Vietnam Elevation Map

Vietnam is known for its distinct and diverse landscape. Although mountainous regions dominate most of the country, it is also home to vast lowlands, deltas, and plateaus.


Its elevation map reflects this diversity, with varying heights and depths characterizing different regions of the country. Mountain ranges such as the Hoang Lien Son, Annamite, and Truong Son dominate the northern and central parts of Vietnam, while the southern region comprises the Mekong Delta and several coastal lowlands.


The central highlands are characterized by vast plateaus that rise to low mountains, and are dotted with numerous rivers and streams. These mid-altitude regions are economically significant areas for coffee and tea plantations.

Overall, the elevation map of Vietnam is a fascinating reflection of its natural and cultural heritage, encompassing a wide range of terrains and diverse eco-systems.

Highest point

At 3,143 meters above sea level, the highest point in Vietnam is Fansipan, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range in the northern part of the country. It attracts hikers and mountaineers from all over the world, and offers breathtaking views of the region.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Vietnam is the South China Sea, with an elevation of 0 meters. Vietnam has a long coastline stretching over 3,260 km, and the coastal lowlands are home to numerous ports, beaches, and fishing communities.

Similar landscape

Vietnam shares many similarities with other Southeast Asian countries in terms of topography. Countries such as Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand have similar landscapes marked by mountains, plateaus, deltas, and coastal lowlands.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Vietnam and their elevation above sea level.