An Giang

Area: 3,536.7 sq. km.
Population: 2,158.3 thousand habitants (2015).
Capital: Long Xuyen City.

Administrative divisions:
- City: Chau Doc.

- Town: Tan Chau.
- Districts (8): An Phu, Phu Tan, Chau Phu, Tinh Bien, Tri Ton, Cho Moi, Chau Thanh, Thoai Son.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Cham, Hoa.

GEOGRAPHY

An Giang Province is located to the west of the Mekong Delta between the Tien and Hau rivers and shares a 100km border with Cambodia in the north- west. It also shares border with Dong Thap Province in the east, Can Tho City in the south-east, and Kien Giang Province in the south-west.

 

An Giang has two main types of topography: midland areas and low mountains. The low mountains is Bay Nui (Seven Mountains) in Tinh Bien and Tri Ton districts. Vinh Te Tunnel runs along with the province's border in the west, which connects from Chau Doc to Ha Tien.

 

Climate: An Giang is divided into two seasons: the rain (from May to November), and the dry (from December to April next year). The average annual temperature varies 27oC. The highest temperature is 35oC - 37oC from April to May and the lowest ones is 20oC - 21oC from December to January next year. The annual rainfall is 1,400 - 1,500mm.

 

Ox Racing Festival (An Giang Province)

 

TOURISM AND ECONOMY

An Giang is main province in rice output. The province also has corn and aquatic products as basa fish, shrimp, cuttle... An Giang is also renowned as traditional handicraft such as Tan Chau silk, Chau Doc fish sauce and other consume products. Especially, long-standing handicraft weaves fabric industry of Cham ethnic group.

 

An Giang is famous for particular festivals as Lady Chua Xu, Chol Chnam Thomay, Dolta festival and ox racing. Other famous sites and attractions include Sam Mountain in Chau Doc, Cam Mountain in Tien Binh, Tuc Dup Hill, grottoes network of Thuy Dai Son, Anh Vu Son, Co To, and many historical vestiges.

 

TRANSPORTATION

An Giang has a relatively convenient land and water transport system. National Road N°. 91 connects to Cambodia. Long Xuyen City is 190km south-west of Ho Chi Minh City, approximately 62km from Can Tho, 124km from My Tho (Tien Giang Province). Chau Doc City is 96km from Ha Tien (Kien Giang Province), 117km from Can Tho City, 179km from My Tho City, and 245km from Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Bus: There are buses from Long Xuyen City to Can Tho City, Ho Chi Minh City, and Tien Giang Province and from Chau Doc City to Can Tho City, Dong Nai Province, Ho Chi Minh City, Kien Giang Province, Khanh Hoa Province, and Tay Ninh Province.

 

Boat: There are two ferries from Long Xuyen City to Dong Thap Province including Vam Cong and An Hoa Ferries.
 

Chau Doc - Phnom Penh (Cambodia) via Vinh Xuong water border gate by Hang Chau Boat (Tel: (84-296) 3562 771) departing from Chau Doc at 7.30am; and by Cawaco Boat (Tel: (84-296) 2213 679) departing from Chau Doc at 8.30am everyday.

ALBUM
WHERE TO STAY
An Binh Hotel

Add: 1-2-3 Eo Bis, Dinh Cong Trang St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 6251 339

Lam Hung Ky Hotel

Add: 138 Trung Nu Vuong St.,Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 3561 564/ 3561 981

Gio Song 2 Hotel

Add: Binh Thanh Hamlet, Binh My commune, Chau Phu Dist.

Tel: (84-296) 3670 555

Trung Nguyen Hotel

Add: 86 Bach Dang St., Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 3866 158

Victoria Chau Doc Hotel

Add: 1 Le Loi St., Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 3865 010

Ha Long An Giang Hotel

Add: No 1 Road, Nui Sam Ward, Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 3571 661

An Binh 1 Hotel

Add: 339/14 Pro Highway 943, Thoai Son Dist.

Tel: (84-296) 6259 439

Satisfy Hotel

Add: 1, 30/4 St., Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 6260 260/ 6261 261

Dong Xuyen Hotel 

Add: 9A Luong Van Cu St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3942 260

Thanh Phong Hotel

Add: J15+15A Hung Vuong ++ St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3849 999

Hoang Kim Hotel

Add: 132/2 Tran Hung Dao St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3841 520

Phuong Dong Hotel

Add: 96/6E Tran Hung Dao St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3843 838/ 3942 496

Song Sao Hotel

Add: 71 Nguyen Huu Canh St., Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 3561 777

Victoria Nui Sam Hotel

Add: Vinh Dong 1 Zone, Nui Sam Ward, Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 3575 888

Nam Sao Khue Hotel

Add: 9/8 Tran Hung Dao St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3935 486

Khai Hoan Hotel

Add: 26/2 Tran Hung Dao, Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3931 090

Phat Thanh Hotel

Add: 2 Ly Tu Trong St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3841 708/ 3841 441

Tai Ngan Hotel

Add: 73 Nguyen Huu Canh St., Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 3866 435

Hoa Binh 2 Hotel

Add: 8 Le Hong Phong St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3954 955

Hai Tra Hotel

Add: 2496 Tran Hung Dao St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3832 994

WHERE TO EAT
Viet Tuu Restaurant

Add: 5/4B Le Trieu Kiet St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3855 450

Bo-Le-Fardin Coffee Restaurant

Add: 8 Le Loi St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3955 533

Coffee Hieu Restaurant

Add: Nguyen Du Lake, Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3751 269

Coffee Pho Restaurant

Add: 79 Tran Hung Dao St., Long Xuyen City

Coffee Sao Restaurant

Add: 9/9 Le Loi St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3943 940

Trung Nguyen Coffee Restaurant

Add: 77 Thoai Ngoc Hau St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3951 986 / 3951 985

Duy Restaurant

Add: 192 Ton Duc Thang, Tan Chau

Tel: (84-296) 3822 898/ 3531 987

Hong Phat Restaurant

Add: 77 Chi Lang St., Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 3866 950

Dong Xuyen Restaurant

Add: 9A rue Luong Van Cu, ville de Long Xuyen

Tel: (84-296) 3942 268

Bao Giang 2 Restaurant

Add: 316/2B Tran Hung Dao St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3810 988 / 2210 956

Quan Bay Bong

Add: 20 Suong Nguyet Anh St., Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 3867 271

Chau Doc Tourist Pier Restaurant

Add: 3 Le Loi St., Chau Doc City

Tel: (84-296) 3550 949

Hoa Binh 1 Restaurant

Add: 8 rue Le Hong Phong, Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3856 167

Que Phat Restaurant

Add: 22A Tran Nhat Duat St., Long Xuyen City

Tel: (84-296) 3846 612 / 3848 778