Phu Vang district: the potential coastal delta
  
Update4/22/2020 3:17:26 PM
Chuon lagoon (Photo: phuvang.thuathienhue.gov.vn)
Chuon lagoon (Photo: phuvang.thuathienhue.gov.vn)
Phu Vang has the total area of 278,24 km2, 17 communes and 2 townlets (according to the statistical yearbook 2018). The district borders with Huong Tra town to the north, Huong Thuy town and Hue city to the west, Phu Loc district to the south and the East Sea to the east. National road 49A, 49B, province-level roads, namely 10A, 10B, 10C, etc formed an efficient transportation system.

Phu Vang is located in a strategic position of Thua Thien Hue province. It has 35 kilometer-long coastline and Thuan An sea gate. Beaches such as Thuan An, Phu Thuan, Vinh Thanh, Phu Dien are great potential for developing tourism, services and marine economy.

Besides, the district is home to many lagoons (Sam, Chuon, Thanh Lam, Ha Trung, and Thuy Tu) in Tam Giang - Cau Hai lagoon system. The total area of local water surface is over 6.800 hectares, facilitating fishing and aquaculture. In addition, a large reserve of high quality Titanium is found in Phu Dien, Vinh Xuan, Vinh Thanh and Vinh An commune.


Chuon lagoon (Photo: phuvang.thuathienhue.gov.vn)

Local traditional and spiritual cultural diversity is shown through festivals such as the fish worshiping ceremony (Thuan An townlet, Vinh An commune) and Sinh village's wrestling festival (Phu Mau commune). The district is also home to many revolutionary historic relics such as Uncle Ho Memorial House (Duong No village - Phu Duong commune), Duong No village's communal house (Phu Duong commune), etc.

In an attempt to develop a local dynamic economy taking an important role in the province, Phu Vang district has promoted its potential and focused on services - industry, handicraft industry - agriculture. Of all, fields including services, tourism, agriculture and fishery are expected to sustainably and effectively develop on the basis of local sea and lagoon.


Paper flower making village in Phu Mau commune ((Photo: phuvang.thuathienhue.gov.vn)

Based on its natural strengths, Phu Vang has unceasingly promoted tourism, services, trade, fishing, aquaculture and seafood processing. Tourism and services have been expanded both in size and quality, attracting economic sectors. Many tourism sites  (Ana Mandara, Beach bar) and beaches (Thuan An, Phu Thuan, Phu Dien, Vinh Thanh) have been invested and contributed to local tourism.

In recent years, the district witnessed encouraging results in economic growth, economic restructuring, trade, services, new rural development, urban development and living standard improvement. Phu Da industrial zone attracted 7 enterprises while Thuan An industrial zone cluster was recently established with detail planning. This 14,5 hectare project aims to attract investors investing in constructing infrastructure. Other major projects are being implemented such as Mai market - Tan My, Phu My - Thuan An and My An hot springs resort.

It is hoped that Phu Vang district will soon fully develop its natural potential, contributing to province's socio-economic development.
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