Congress Report
Photo: Hoi An City, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
Viet Tri City

Head of the local Government

Mr. Le Hong Van, Chairman of the Viet Tri city People’s Committee, Phu Tho province
Assumed the chairmanship in May 2011 (first term) and re-elected in 2016 (second term)

Location

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Area

112km2

Population

200,200 people (2017)

GDP

VND 12.135 billion (approximately USD 532 million)

Upper Tier

Phu Tho Province

Geographic features

Viet Tri City is administrative, economic, cultural and educational centre of Phu Tho province. It is 1st grade city and being one of ten regional centers of Viet Nam. Viet Tri is located in the centre of the Haiphong-Hanoi-Kunming (China) economic corridor and next to Hai Phong-Hanoi-Kunming freeway. It also has a great geographical location for business because the city is 70km away from Hanoi Capital, 50km away from Noi Bai international airport and 170km away from Hai Phong seaport. Viet Tri is the ancestral land, the ancient capital of Vietnamese people, Hung Temple - special national historical relic. Currently, there are two cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO. Viet Tri city moving forward to become central city of Northern West of Vietnam.
•Viet Tri is the original land, the ancient capital of of the Vietnamese people, includes the special national historical relic of Hung Temple, we also have the Hung King worship belief and traditional festivals towards national origin and two heritages recornized by UNESCO. Viet Tri is on the way to become the city of Vietnamese origin, the central city of Northwestern of Vietnam.

Economic structure

Industry-construction: 54,55%; Service: 43,6%; Agriculture: 1,85% (2017)

Number of visitors

About 7 to 8 million

Administrative divisions

Administrative divisions of Viet Tri city consists of 23 wards and communes (there are 13 wards including: Gia Cam, Tien Cat, Nong Trang, Minh Nong, Minh Phuong, Tan Dan, Duu Lau, Van Co, Van Phu, Tho Son, Thanh Mieu, Ben Got, Bach Hac; 10 communes include Song Lo, Trung Vuong, Thuy Van, Phuong Lau, Thanh Dinh, Chu Hoa, Hy Cuong, Kim Duc, Hung Lo, Tan Duc).

Official website

http://www.viettri.gov.vn/

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


(As of May, 2019)