Border and area


Thua Thien Hue shares border with Quang Tri province, Quang Nam province, Da Nang city, Lao People's Democracy Republic (81km long border with Laos) and the East Sea.

- In the North, from East to West, Thua Thien Hue has 111.671 long shared border with Hai Lang, Dakrong, Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri province.

- In the South, the province shares 56,66km long shared border with Hien district, Quang Nam province and 55, 82km long border with Hoa Vang district, Da Nang city.

- The West, provincial border (national border also) stretches from the North (the border of Thua Thien Hue, Quang Tri and Lao People's Democracy Republic) to the South (the border of Thua Thien Hue province, Quang Nam province and Lao People's Democracy Republic) is 87,97km in length.

- The East, Thua Thien Hue borders the East Sea. The total has 120km coastline.

- Continent area, ThuaThien Hue cover the area of 5025,30 km2 in West North - East South. The

- Internal waters area: 12 sea miles

- Exclusive economic zone is up to 200 sea mile from the baseline.

- An island called Son Cha is located in East sea continental shelf. It is about 600m from Khem sea gate. Despite its limited size (160 hectares), Son Cha plays an important role in socio-economic development, national defense of entire country in general and Thua Thien Hue in particular.

- Thua Thien Hue is located in important trans-North and South traffic axis, East-West corridor connecting Thailand - Laos and Vietnam through Road 9. Located in Central Vietnam, Thua Thien Hue is about 660km from Hanoi city and 1.080 km from Ho Chi Minh city.

- Thua Thien Hue has 120 km long coastal line. The province is home to Phu Bai airport, Thuan An port, especially Chan May bay which enable the province to construct a deep sea port. 1A high way and trans-Vietnam train ran across province.