The San Chay girls (also known as Cao Lan, San Chi, etc.). San Chay people mainly live in the North East. There are many San Chay people in the provinces of Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen and Bac Giang.
The Mong group has nearly 800,000 people, concentrated in the mountainous provinces of Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Lai Chau, Son La, Cao Bang and Nghe An. The Mong people have different groups such as Mong Do (White Hmong), Mong Lenh (Flowered Mong), Mong Si (Red Mong) and Mong Du (Black Mong).
Pa Then people mainly concentrate in the provinces of Tuyen Quang and Ha Giang. They often live along streams, in valleys or low mountains.
Two Red Dao girls in colorful costumes. In Vietnam, the population of Dao people is not big but the villages of Dao people spread from the northern mountainous provinces such as Cao Bang, Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Lai Chau, Tuyen Quang to some midland provinces like Phu Tho, Vinh Phuc and Hoa Binh.
Mong people’s costumes are mainly made by self-made linen.
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