Situated between the Tien and the Hau rivers, VinhLong Province is bounded by TienGiang Province on the north, DongThap Province on the north-west, TraVinh Province on the south-east, HauGiang and SocTrang provinces on the south, and CanTho City on the south-west.
The terrain is quite flat. The complex network of rivers and canals make convenient transportation. The soil is rich in alluvium, favorable for rice and various fruit cultivation.
The dry season lasts from December to April, the rainy season last from May to November. The annual average temperature is 27șC. Average rainfall is from 1,300mm to 1,500mm.
Tourism and Economy
Silt from Tien and Hau rivers has raised the level of the field. The majority of inhabitants live on farming, fruit planting and cattle rising.
Coming to there, visitors have chance to walk among the trees, relax in hammocks, try all kinds of delicious tropical fruits in the gardens of AnBinh and BinhHoaPhuoc islands. Several popular places are Mr. Sau Giao's Flower Garden, Mr. Muoi Day's Stilt-House, and Mr. Hai Hoang's Old House.
VinhLong has many pagodas, communal houses such as VanThanh Temple, LongThanh Communal House, TinhXa NgocVien, PhuocHau, TienChau, Saghamangala pagodas...
VinhLong is 70km from Mytho, 34km from CanTho and 136km from HoChiMinh City. The inter-province bus station is 5km from the centre of VinhLong. There are buses between VinhLong and HoChiMinh City, CanTho, Mytho, LongXuyen, SaDec, RachGia, and other Mekong Delta destinations. National Highway No.1A and No.53 also runs through the province.