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Overview

1. Natural Conditions
- Phu Yen is a coastal province in the South  Central Coast of  Vietnam, boders Binh Đinh province to the north, Khanh Hoa province to the south, Dak Lak and Gia Lai provinces to the west, the East sea to the east, with natural area of 5,060 km2 .
- Phu Yen  is 1,160 km from Hanoi Capital to the north, 561 km from Ho Chi Minh city to the south along Natinal Highway 1A. The  coast line is 200 km in length.
- The Province has 09 administrative units.  Besides Tuy Hoa city and Song Cau Town , there are districts of  Dong Hoa, Tay Hoa, Song Hinh, Dong Xuan, Son Hoa, Phu Hoa and Tuy an.
- Average population of 885,500 people, of which the labor force occupied over 50% of population, the rate of trained workers occupied  31.8% of labor force, the number of  annual training of  Human resource is over 2,500 technical workers.
- The province is surrounded by mountains in the sides: Cu Mong mountain range in the north, Vong Phu – Deo Ca range in the south, the  eastern sides of Truong Son range in the west, and the East sea to the east.
- The  province’s topography consists of hilly regions and fertile plains coming alternately.
- A tropical moonsoon climate is dominant in Phu Yen, which is influenced by ocean climate and divided into two separate seasons: wet season and dry season. Annual rainfall is 1,500 – 1,700 mm/year. Wet season  starts from September through December, and dry season from January through August. Yearly average temperature: 26, 5 oC, temperature ranges from 23.8 oC-30.3 oC; average humidity: 78%.
2. Natural Resources
Land resources:  Phu Yen’s land resources comprises of various land types, distributed in different terrains, creating agro- forestry ecological zones suitable for crop plants, especially hilly perennial plants.
Water resources: Phu Yen has over 50 small and big rivers. Three main rivers  are: Ky Lo river, Ba river and Ban Thach river with the valley area of 16,400 km2 and flow discharge at 11,8 billion m3, supplying sufficient water for agricultural, electricity production and daily consumption of Phu Yen residents.
Marine resources: Phu Yen’s coast line is long, tortuos with a lot of mountain strips spreading out to the sea, forming up bays, gulf, laggoons. Brackish waters at river mouths form up three typical ecological brackish water zones along the sea coast: the river mouth zone, the laggon zone, and the gulf zone over an area of 21,000 ha. These zones are places where baby shrimps and fishes are reproduced. Coastal brackish waters are very suitable for aquaculture for export.
Mineral resources:
Geological surveys have shown that Phu Yen is rich of mineral resources:
- Diatomit: estimated reserves of 90 million m3.
- Granite rocks: estimated reserves of 54 million m3.
- Gold dust: A total estimated reserve is 21,245 kg.
- Aluminum bauxite: estimated reserves of 4.8 million tons.
- Iron: estimated reserves of 924,000 tons.
- Fluorite:  estimated reserves of 300,000 tons.
3. Infrastructure
- Phu Yen has full traffic routes of roads, railroads, air transport, sea transport, making the province an ecomomic bridge between North and South, East and West regions.
- The road network consists of National Highway 1A, 1D, 25, 29 and provincial routes conecting the plain region with the mountainous region; the western route linking 03 (three) mountainous districts of  Phu Yen with Van Canh district( Binh Đinh province) and Ma D’ra8k district (Dak Lak province); the coastal route( included in Vietnam’s coastal road system) linking coastal districts.
- The railway network consists of 117 km – long section of the North-South railway with 02(two) stations( Tuy Hoa and Đong Tac stations). In the near future, a railway leading to the Western Highlands will be built, opening a prospect for cooperation and trade transaction between Phu Yen and the Western Highlands.
- Airline: Phu yen has Tuy Hoa airport around 5 km southeast of  Tuy Hoa city. The airport area is of 700 ha and it is under improvement to reach standard of 4C.
- waterway:  Vung Ro seaport is a deep water port which can accommodate vessels of  3.000 DWT. Besides, when Vung Ro Oil Refinery operates, Vung Ro port can handle vessel from 200.000 – 300.000 DWT.
4. Tourism resources:
Phu Yen has a variety of natural and man-made tourism resources owing to its long coast, numerous bays bearing natural and neglected beauty like Cu Mong Laggon, Xuan Dai Gulf, O Loan Laggon, Ro Bay, ect,..; picturesque beaches like Bau Beach, Tu Nham Beach, Xep Beach, Long Thuy Beach, Tien Beach, Mon Beach ect,..; beautiful reefs and islands like Ganh Đo ( Red Reef), Đa Đia Reef( National landscape), Nhat Tu Son, Lao Mai Nha, Yen Island, Chua Island, Nua Island ect,..; a lot of special seafood like ocean tuna, grouper, crab, lobster, arca, ect,..
Phu Yen is endowed with many attacctive natural forest landscapes such as Krông Trai Nature Reservation Zone and Restricted Forest north of Đeo Ca spreading over thousands of hectares; hot mineral streams: Phu Sen, Tra O, Lac Sanh, Triem Duc and a great number of lakes and falls, very suitable for ecotourism development.

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