Natural condition

Geographical location:

Tra Vinh is a coastal province located in the Southeast of  Mekong Delta (abbreviated as Mekong Delta). Contiguous:

The geographical location is 90 km from Can Tho city and 130 km from Ho Chi Minh city, facilitating connection with major economic centers of the Mekong Delta and the Southern Economic Region both by road and waterway.

Tra Vinh province has a total natural area of 2,391 km2, accounting for 5.77% of the area of the Mekong Delta region.

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Climate

- Tra Vinh province is located in the hot and humid sub-equatorial tropical monsoon climate zone. The climate is divided into two distinct seasons: the rainy season starts from May to October, the prevailing wind is the southwest monsoon and causes heavy rain; and the dry season from November to April of the following year, the prevailing wind during this period is the Northeast monsoon.

- Temperature: The average temperature of Tra Vinh province every year ranges from 25 - 27°C, highest in April and lowest in January. In the rainy season, the highest temperature is about 32°C and the lowest is about 21°C. In the dry season, the highest temperature is about 33 - 34°C and the lowest is about 23 - 24°C.

Tra Vinh province has a radiation value of over 15,106 kcal/ha/year, which is considered high compared to other places. The number of sunshine hours in a year ranges from 2,236 to 2,877 hours.

 

Natural resources

The land is fertile and rich, with 3 ecological zones (Freshwater zone, brackish water zone, coastal mangrove zone), many types of agriculture and aquatic products with high economic value.

(1) Fresh region (sweet ecology):

Focus on developing high-quality, intensive, large-scale commodity rice production; renovate, upgrade and expand specialty fruit orchards and coconut trees into concentrated, specialized, large-scale, high-quality areas; Focus on developing agricultural production models combined with garden eco-tourism and river tourism.

This is an area adjacent to Vinh Long province in the North and limited by Highway 54 in the South, including the districts of Cang Long, Cau Ke, Tieu Can, a part in the North of Chau Thanh and Tra Cu districts and some wards and communes of Tra Vinh city. The area is about 96,960 hectares, accounting for 47.27% of the total area of the province.

(2) Fresh and brackish areas (fresh and brackish ecology):

This is the land converted from low-yield rice cultivation land to other crops or aquaculture; develop production of specialty rice and high-quality organic rice; short-term vegetables and industrial crops; develop advantageous livestock herds and strong aquatic species.

Includes most of the area of Cau Ngang district, Tra Cu district and part of Duyen Hai district, Chau Thanh district and Tra Vinh city; limited from National Highway 54 in the North to Provincial Road 914 in the South. The area is about 67,260 hectares, accounting for 32.8% of the total area of the province.

(3) Saline and brackish areas (saline and brackish ecology):

Development of aquaculture and exploitation of aquatic products; protect and strengthen coastal and estuary protection forests; Restore and develop mangrove ecosystems combined with ecological aquaculture, high-tech aquaculture and marine tourism.

This is the land south of Provincial Road 914 with an area of about 45,520 hectares adjacent to the East Sea and outside the salinity prevention dike of the Nam Mang Thit project.

 

 

 

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