Hau Giang Vietnam

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Hau Giang Vietnam is another ideal place for cycling in the Mekong Delta region. Hau Giang province, bordered by Can Tho, Vinh Long, Bac Lieu, Soc Trang, and Kien Giang offers back road bike tours, road cycling holidays, and family bike tours. Hau Giang cycling tours are combined with homestay, floating markets, and boat trips.

Hau Giang Vietnam map

Hau Giang is located on complicated network of rivers, springs, and canals such as: Hau, Cai Tu rivers, Quan Lo, Phung Hiep, Xa No, Xang Nang Mau canals.

Until 1975, the province of Hau Giang included the city of Can Tho; that city was the capital of the province. In 1975, the province was renamed Can Tho Province, with the city of Can Tho still the capital. In late 2004, Can Tho and some surrounding cities became Can Tho Municipality. The remainder of Can Tho Province became Hau Giang Province.

Hau Giang has an industrial zone of 880,000 m² (217 acres). There are roads, National Highway 61 (which leads to National Highway 1 which leads to Can Tho Municipality on the Hau River which leads to Ho Chi Minh City), and water connections by canal and river to the Hau River.

Hau Giang has advantage of growing rice and fruit tree as well as rearing aquaculture. The province is famous for Phung Hiep Floating Market. From seven branches of Mekong River, hundreds boats join in floating market to sell various fruits and other things like other market. Visitors from over the world come to that market to taste snake liquor and to see the dangerous snake dance.

Hau Giang weather

The climate is harmonized with few of storms. It is hot, humid all year. Rainy season lasts from May to November, and dry season lasts from December to April. The annual average temperature is 27oC.

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