Binh Thuan, Vietnam

Binh Thuan province

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Binh Thuan province's brief facts  

BINH THUAN PROVINCE, SOUTH CENTER VIETNAM

Geography | Tourism | Festivals | Tourist attractions | Ethnic Groups | Transportation

 

Area: 7,836.9 sq. km.
Population: 1,163 thousand habitants (2006)
Capital: Phan Thiet City.
Administrative divisions:
- Town: La Gi
- Districts:Tuy Phong, Bac Binh, Ham Thuan Bac, Ham Thuan Nam, Ham Tan, Duc Linh, Tanh Linh, Phu Quy.

Official website of Binh Thuan province | Map of Binh Thuan

 

Geography

Binh Thuan Province is located on coast of South Central Vietnam. It shares its border with Ninh Thuan Province to the north-east, Lam Dong Province to the north, Dong Nai Province to the west, Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province to the south-west, East Sea to the east and south-east.
Binh Thuan has three types of topography: mountainous, plain and coastal. The coast longs over 192km with many capes: La Gan, Mui Nho, Mui Rom, Mui Ne, Ke Ga. They create good seaports: La Gan-Phan Ri, Mui Ne - Phan Thiet, La Gi. The Phu Quy District offshore links mainland to Truong Sa Island. The main rivers run through the province are La Ga, Quao, Cong, Dinh.
Climate: The province lies in the monsoon tropical area with two distinct seasons. The rainy season: from May to October and the dry season: from November to April following year. The annual average temperature varies between 27ºC and the yearly rainfall is 800mm - 1,500mm

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Tourism

Binh Thuan has many forests so that wood, cashew nut processing and handicraft are strong point of province. The long coast-side is convenient for sea economy such as fish catching, salt and fish sauce processing, frozen seafood. Binh Thuan attracts tourists by lovely landscapes. The mountains lie from west to east and reach beautiful beaches. Famous tourist sites include Phan Thiet, Mui Ne, Doi Duong and Ham Tan. Coming to there, tourists are able to have leisure activities as swimming, fishing, climbing, yachting, golf playing in many beaches and resorts such as Vinh Hao - Tuy Phong, Hon Rom, Novotel Ocean Dunes, Malibu, Palmira resorts... Apart of that, there are many great architectural sites such as Po Sha Nu Tower, Ta Cu Mountain, Hang Pagoda, Cham Royal Family Collection etc.

Recommended accommodation in Mui Ne, Phan Thiet, Binh Thuan:

Resorts in Mui Ne | Mui Ne Resorts | Phan Thiet Resorts | Mui Ne Holiday |

Phan Thiet Beach | Mui Ne Resorts

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Festivals

in October

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Tourist attractions

Hon Rom

Mui Ne

Phu Quy Island

Hang Pagoda (Co Thach Pagoda)

Ta Cu Pagoda

 

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Ethnic groups

Viet (Kinh), Cham, Hoa, Co Ho, Ra Glai.

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Transportation

Road: Phan Thiet is 200km from Ho Chi Minh City, 247km from Dalat, 250km from Nha Trang and 1,518km from Hanoi. The National Highway 1A passes through Phan Thiet.
Train: The express train between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City stops at Muong Man station.

Source: Vietnam Nation Administration of Tourism

Related information:

Mui Ne - Hon Rom | Ta Cu Mountain | Thay Thim Palace | Phan Thiet, explore and stay in | Cham pottery, Go Hamlet | 7-colour rocks in Binh Thanh | Lagi beach | Step back in time to Mui Ne Ancient Village |

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