Thua Thien Hue Overview

Square: 5,033 Km2

Population: 1.114 millions

Average temperature: 25°C

Administrative map includes 08 outside districts and Hue city.

Area phone code: 054

Minority: Viet, Bru - Van Kieu, Ta Oi, Ca Tu, Hoa...


Being a province in the middle land of Vietnam, Thua Thien Hue is 660 km from Hanoi and 1,080 km from Ho Chi Minh city. Its terrain is quite clear in features of laddering that ¼ is of mountainous area, ½ is of high land and the rest is for delta. The delta is about 1,400 km2 including 120 km of the coast. Most of rivers run through province are from Truong Son heap, of which the largest one is Huong (perfume) river with 200 km2 of valley. A typical figure of province is the diversification of natural sightseeing, adding by artificial elements have well reflected harmonious picture of Vietnam - in - zoom. As an ancient location, this land was the present of Chiem Thanh King to marry Huyen Tran Princess of Tran’s dynasty. Over the times, it has been chosen for the capital of emperors in 1558 by Nguyen Lord, 1788 - 1802 by Quang Trung King and, again, from 1802 - 1945 by the last feudal regime. With its history and, especially, construction and architecture of monarchy royal palace, Thua Thien Hue has approved to be one of World’s Heritages in 1993. Besides of admirable diversification of cuisine and food, here is cradle of royal music performance that widely spread in nowadays.

Thua Thien Hue