Congress Report
Photo: Hoi An City, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
Thua Thien Hue Province

Head of Provincial Government

Mr. Phan Ngoc Tho,
Chairman of Thua Thien Hue Province
Assumed the chairmanship in June 2018

Location

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Area

5,009 km2

Population

~1, 100,000

GDP

US$ 2,100 per capita

Capital

Hue City

Geographic features

It is made up of four different zones: a mountainous Area, hills, plains and lagoons separated from the sea by sandbanks. It has 126 km of beaches.
The mountains, covering more than half the total surface of the province, are along the west and southwest border of the province, their height varying from 500 to 1480 metres. The hills are lower, between 20 to 200 metres, with some points at 400 metres, and occupy a third of the Area of the province, between the mountains and the plains. The plains account for about a tenth of the surface Area, with a height of only up to 20 metres above sea level. Lagoons, 22,000ha large, occupy the remaining 5 per cent of the surface Area of the province.

Main industries

tourism service, construction industry, aquaculture, argriculture and forestry

Symbols

Hue Imperial City (Citadel), Thien Mu Pagoda, Truong Tien Bridge

Number of visitors

About 3.7 million (~1 million international visitors) – 34 thousand Japanese visitor (ranked 7th)

Administrative divisions

Hue City, 02 township, 06 districts

Official website

http://www.thuathienhue.gov.vn

(As of June, 2018)