Situated in Mekong Delta, SocTrang is surrounded by TraVinh, VinhLong, HauGiang, BacLieu and East Sea. There are 72km seaside, two river mouths and 30,000ha alluvia ground.
Influenced by oceanic weather, the province has two seasons: the rainy season lasts from May to November and dry season lasts from December to April next year. Annual average temperature is 27oC. Annual rainfall is 1,840mm
SocTrang is covered by vast rice paddies, shrimp lagoons, luxuriant fruit gardens like longan, rambutan, durian, and orange.
Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Hoa ethnic groups live together here. The province has 89 pagodas of Khmer group, 47 pagodas of Hoa people. Ma Toc (Bat), Khleang, Chruitim Chas, Chen Kieu, and Buu Son Tu (Set) are famous pagodas.
Coming there, tourists like to taste tropical fruit in MyPhuoc River Islet, or join many recreation and entertainment activities in BinhAn Tourist Resort. Chol Chnam Thmay, OcOmBoc festivals, Ngo Boat Race also attract many visitors.
SocTrang is 231km from HoChiMinh City, 60km from CanTho. National Highways No.1A links the province and CanTho, BacLieu.