Congress Report
Photo: Hoi An City, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
Phu Tho Province

Head of the local Government

Mr. Bui Van Quang
Chairman of Provincial People's Committee
Assumed the chairmanship in March 2019

Location

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Area

3,532km2(2010)
Ranked 38th of 63 provinces and cities of Vietnam.

Population

1,4 million people
Ranked 20th of 63 provinces and cities of Vietnam.

GDP

GRDP of Phu Tho province 2011 - 2018 (Unit: billion VND)

Capital

Viet Tri city

Geographical Position

Phu Tho is a mid-land and mountainous province of Northwestern part of Vietnam; the province is 50 kilometers away from Noi Bai International Airport and 170 kilometers from Hai Phong seaport; Currently acting as the center of Vietnam Northwestern provinces in the field of economic, culture, education, healthcare, tourism...; being located at confluence of three great rivers (Red, Da and Lo river) and Viet Nam North - South railway system as well as Noi Bai - Lao Cai highway which are very supportive for Hai Phong - Hanoi - Kunming (China) economic corridor development.
Phu Tho is ancestral land of Vietnam with 1,374 cultural historical relics; especially, there are 01 national special relic (Hung King Temple) and 02 intangible cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO: “Hung Kings Worship” and “Phu Tho Xoan Singing”.

Main industries

Paper, fertilizer, chemicals, textile & garment, tea & wood processing

Symbols

Hung Kings Temple

Number of visitors

About 7 to 8 million

Administrative divisions

13 administrative units (Viet Tri city, Phu Tho town and 11 districts: Thanh Son, Tan Son, Yen Lap, Song Thao, Tam Nong, Thanh Thuy, Ha Hoa, Thanh Ba, Doan Hung, Lam Thao, Phu Ninh).

Official website

 http://www.phutho.gov.vn/




Sources: http://www.phutho.gov.vn/

(As of May, 2019)