NGUYEN PROVINCE, NORTH VIETNAM
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Area: 3,546.6 sq. km.
Population: 1,127.2 thousand habitants (2006)
Capital: Thai Nguyen City.
- Town: Song Cong
- Districts: Dinh Hoa, Dai Tu, Vo Nhai, Dong Hy, Phu
Luong, Phu Binh, Pho Yen.
Thai Nguyen province official website
Map of Thai
Situated in Far North - East
Vietnam, Thai Nguyen Province is surrounded by Bac Kan
Province on the north, Tuyen Quang and Vinh Phuc
provinces on the west, Lang Son and Bac Giang provinces
on the east, and Hanoi on the south.
Mountains account most of Thai Nguyen's topography with
Tam Dao, Ngan Son, Bac Son ranges. The complex network
of rivers includes Cau, Cong, Du, and Rang. The main
nature resources are coal, iron, steel, and titan.
Thanks to good soil, Thai Nguyen tea, especially tea of
Tan Cuong origin has long been a nation- wide famous
There are two seasons: winter lasts from November to
April and summer is from May to October. Annual average
temperature is 25ºC.
Thai Nguyen has revolutionary
tradition, historical vestiges including Van, Vo
mountains, Dinh Hoa ATK vestige, and Duom Temple.
Coming to there, tourists are attracted to visit Nui Coc
Reservoir. This 2,500ha lake includes 89 islands,
concealing mysterious legends. Nearby the lake, Coc
Mountain stands imposingly amid the blue sky, the bright
sunshine over every blade of grass and twig, all
creating marvelous and splendid scenery.
Phuong Hoang Cave and Mo Ga Stream attract many visitors
to Thai Nguyen every year. The cave consists of three
layers: Doi (Bat), Sang (Light) and Toi (Dark). Reaching
the mouth of cave, visitors can see the landscapes of
Hotels in Thai Nguyen
Nui Coc Lake
Phuong Hoang Cave and Mo Ga Stream
Museum of the Cultures of
Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups
Viet (Kinh), Tay, Nung, San Diu.
Thai Nguyen City is on National
Highway No.3 (Hanoi - Cao Bang), 80km from Hanoi. There
is daily train from Hanoi to Quan Trieu, about 8km from
center of Thai Nguyen City
Source: Vietnam Nation Administration of Tourism