LIEU PROVINCE, SOUTH VIETNAM
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Area: 2,584.1 sq. km
Population: 820.1 thousand habitants (2006)
Capital: Bac Lieu Town.
Districts: Hong Dan, Vinh Loi, Gia Rai, Dong Hai, Phuoc
Long, Hoa Binh.
Bac Lieu province official website
Map of Bac Lieu
Bac Lieu Province situated in the Mekong River Delta. It
shares its border with Can Tho City and Soc Trang
Province to the north, the East Sea to the south, Ca Mau
and Kien Giang provinces to the west. Bac Lieu has many
large rice paddies and fertile land, which make a good
condition for fruit tree planting.
Climate: the weather is divided into two seasons: rainy
and dry seasons. The annual average temperature is 24ºC.
Bac Lieu Town is on side of Bac Lieu Canal, 10km from
the sea. Bac Lieu residents grow rice, fruit trees,
catch seafood and make salt.
Bac Lieu used to play importance role in exploitation
and developing of French colonialists so that the
province has existed several western-style villas and
Coming there, tourists have more knowledge about very
rich and popular Bac Lieu Mandarins. And they can visit
the Bac Lieu Bird Reserve, unforgettable taste longan
gardens, Viet Hung old Tower, Xiem Can Pagoda or
discover mangrove cajeput forest.
Hotels in Bac Lieu
Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Hoa, Cham...
Bac Lieu is 280km from Ho Chi Minh City, 67km from Ca
Mau, 50km from Soc Trang, and 113km from Can Tho. The
National Highway No. 1A crosses the province and links
to Soc Trang and Ca Mau provinces.
Source: Vietnam Nation Administration of Tourism