User:TserBK/Vietnam/en/Roads and Roundabouts History

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Types of Roads and Roundabouts

Category Type & Color Application in Vietnam
Major Routes  Freeway (FW) Expressway (Đường Cao tốc)
 Ramp  ?
 Major Highway  (MH) Nationa Road (QL)
 Minor Highway  (mH) Provincial Road (TL)
Streets  Primary Street  Inter-town Road (HL), (other Streets with SL>=60?)
 Street  ?
Non-routable  Off-road / Not maintained  ?
 Parking Lot Road  ?
 Private Road  ?
 • • • • Ferry • • • •   ?
Non-drivable Footpath Do not draw/use
Pedestrianised Area Do not draw/use
Stairway Do not draw/use
Railway ?
Runway ?

Naming of Roads and Roundabouts

The name of a road or roundabout consists of 3 sections of information:

  • Street
  • City
  • Country

(currently Waze does not support "province level" in Vietnam)

In addition, for the field of "Alternate Name", ......?


Name for Streets

Street names shall be used in accordance to the following formtas:

  • Motorway (Cao tốc): use the original street name??
    • Examples: Hà Nội - Hải Phòng
  • QL, TL, HL: code(space)number
    • Examples: QL 1, TL 44, HL 5
  • Normal Streets: use the original street name (without prefix "Đường").

Name for Roundabouts

Do not input the field of "Street" for roundabouts. Tick "None".


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For more information on the concept of "City", read this page.

Do NOT input "City" for Expressway, QL, TL.


For municipalities, respective city names (without TP) shall be used, except that Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh shall be "TP Hồ Chí Minh".

  • Hà Nội
  • TP Hồ Chí Minh
  • Hải Phòng
  • Cần Thơ
  • Đà Nẵng

Provincial Cities / Counties

  • For cities which do NOT share the same names with their provinces, just use the city names.
    • Example: Vinh (Vinh City of Nghệ An Province)
  • For cities which share the same names with their provinces, use the city names with prefix TP.
    • Example: TP Bắc Giang (Bắc Giang City of Bắc Giang Province)
  • There are special cases where the same city/county names are used in different provinces. In such cases, province names shall be appended with the county names.
    • Examples:
      • Châu Thành, Trà Vinh (Châu Thành County of Trà Vinh Province)
      • Châu Thành, An Giang (Châu Thành County of An Giang Province)
      • Châu Thành, Kiên Giang (Châu Thành County of Kiên Giang Province)


This field shall be selected as "Vietnam".


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Speed Limit

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Lock Level

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Editing Practices

Drawing New Roads

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Editing Existing Roads

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Dividing Roads

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Turn Instructions

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