Bac Giang Overview


Bac Giang closets to the Bac Bo delta and connected to Hanoi by the west and west – north. This province covers on three main zones: delta, middle land and mountainous. Thre are three main rivers run through Bac Giang is Cau, Thuong and Luc Nam. The attraction of the land formed up by poetic and historic rivers, colorful lakes and much more is the copious cultural background. Folksongs are most known from this cultural cradle. Styling in quan ho, hat xam, a dao, cheo... with typical features and melody of each. Performance has widely spread to perceiving of not only local but also foreigners.

Quick Facts:

Square: 3,848.9 Km2

Population: 1.588 millions

Average temperature: 24°CAdministrative map includes 09 outside districts and Bac Giang town

Area phone code: 0240.

Minority: Viet, Tay.

Located in the Lang Son - Hanoi - Hai Phong - Quang Ninh economic corridor and bestowed with stunning natural landscapes like Tay Yen Tu Natural Reserve, Khe Ro primeval forest, Dong Cao plateau, and Khuon Than lake, Bac Giang province possesses huge potential to build various kinds of tourism products.

The province is home to more than 2,200 historic and cultural relic sites, including Quan ho (romantic duet singing) which was recognised as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and Ca Tru which was inscribed in the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritages in need of urgent protection. It has tremendous possibilities to connect local tourism attractions with key tourism sites in the north such as Mau Son (Lang Son province), Nui Coc Lake (Thai Nguyen province), Ban Gioc waterfall (Cao Bang province), Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh province), and Con Son - Kiep Bac (Hai Duong province).

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