Ninh Binh is a province located in the southernmost gateway of northern Vietnam, in the Red River Delta region, although only 2 coastal districts of Yen Khanh and Kim Son have flat terrain. Planning to build economic development to place Ninh Binh in the Northern coastal area. The land of Ninh Binh was once the capital of Vietnam in the period of 968 – 1010 with 3 dynasties of Dinh, Tien Le and Tien Ly and also an important military area through historical periods. With a special position in traffic, terrain, cultural history and possessing 2 world heritage areas and world biosphere reserve, Ninh Binh is now a potential tourism center. Rich and diverse. In 2015, Ninh Binh was the first province of the Red River Delta with 2 cities directly under the province (Ninh Binh and Tam Diep).
In the position of the tip of the bottom of the Red river delta triangle, Ninh Binh includes all three types of terrain. The mountainous and semi-mountainous areas in the northwest include the districts of Nho Quan, Gia Vien, Hoa Lu and Tam Diep. Peak May Bac belongs to Cuc Phuong forest with the height of 648 m is the highest mountain in Ninh Binh. The coastal plain in the southeast belongs to 2 districts Kim Son and Yen Khanh. Alternating between 2 large areas are contiguous areas forward. Forests in Ninh Binh have both production forests and special-use forests of all kinds. There are 4 special-use forests including Cuc Phuong forest, Van Long environmental forest, Hoa Lu historical and cultural forest and Kim Son coastal protection forest.