Long An

Area: 4,495.0 sq. km.
Population: 1,484.7 thousand habitants (2015).
Capital: Tan An City.
Town: Kien Tuong.
Districts (13): Ben Luc, Can Duoc, Can Giuoc, Chau Thanh, Duc Hoa, Duc Hue, Moc Hoa, Tan Thanh, Tan Tru, Thanh Hoa, Thu Thua, Vinh Hung, Tan Hung.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Tay, Hoa...

GEOGRAPHY

Located on the Mekong Delta, Long An is surrounded by Tay Ninh Province and Cambodia on the north, Ho Chi Minh City on east, Tien Giang Province on the south and Dong Thap Province on the west.

Long An is divided into smaller areas by a complex network of rives and canals. Silt from Vam Co Dong and Vam Co Tay rives has raised the level of the field of Long An. This silt makes a good condition for agriculture. The terrain is quite flat except some hills and mounds on the north. The western area belongs to the Plain of Reeds.

Climate: Long An is on tropical monsoon climate. The rain season lasts from May to October and the dry season lasts from November to April next year. Average annual temperature is 27.4oC. Average annual rainfall is 1,620mm.

TOURISM
Visitors are attracted to Long An by value of Oc Eo culture that develops on the Mekong Delta from 1st BC to 6th century BC. 12,000 objects of 20 prehistoric monuments and 100 Oc Eo culture relics have been found. Beside these, Long An preserves valuable sites including House with Hundred Columns, Rach Coc Fort, Ton Thanh Pagoda. In Dong Thap Muoi Eco-tourist Site, tourists can discover many special flora and fauna and try typical dishes of the South.

 

Hundred-column house (Long An Province)

 

TRANSPORTATION

Long An is 47km from Ho Chi Minh City. Long An has National Road N°. 1 crossing Tan An City, N°. 62 linking to Binh Hiep Border Gate to Cambodia, N°. 50 from My Tho (Tien Giang) to Ho Chi Minh City via Can Duoc.

 

Bus: Long An Bus Station (113 National Road N°. 1, Tan An City) are daily buses to Ho Chi Minh City and some provinces in the South region.

 

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
Bong Sen Hotel

Add: 7A Vo Cong Ton St., Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3826 439

Long An Trade Union Hotel 

Add: 139 Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3821 779

Thanh Van 2 Hotel

Add: 33 Ho Van Long St., Ward 2, Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3550 439

Hoang De Hotel

Add: 67 Huynh Van Tao St., Ward 3, Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3839 037

An Khang Hotel

Add: 736, Hamlet 5, Duc Hoa Dist.

Tel: (84-272) 3766 766

Tam Cuu Long Hotel

Add: 90 National Highway 62, Ward 2, Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3829 759

Hotel 99

Add: 464 Hung Vuong St., Ward 3, Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3822 980

My Huong Hotel

Add: 263-265 Nguyen Huu Tho St., Ben Luc Townlet

Tel: (84-272) 3655 455

Happy Hotel

Add: 135 Nguyen Van Tuoi, Ben Luc Townlet

Tel: (84-272) 3631 923

Tan Kim Hotel

Add: National Highway 50, Tan Xuan Hamlet, Can Giuoc Dist.

Tel: (84-272) 3741 654

Hoang Huy Hotel

Add: 219-221-223 Nguyen An Ninh St., Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3839 467

My Dinh Hotel

Add: 119 Hung Vuong St., Ward 2, Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3522 299

Rang Dong Hotel

Add: 221-225 Hung Vuong St., Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3820 821/ 3820 822

Phuong Hoang Hotel

Add: Nguyen Minh Duong St., Thanh Hoa Townlet, Thanh Hoa Dist.

Tel: (84-272) 3858 988

Hoa Dang Hotel

Add: St. 831, Rach Bui Hamlet, Vinh Hung Dist.

Tel: (84-272) 3847 708

Thinh Vuong Hotel

Add: 45 Hung Vuong St., Ward 1, Kien Tuong Town

Tel: (84-272) 3843 555

An Thanh Hotel

Add: 1124, Ba Chu Hamlet, Tan Lan Commune, Can Duoc Dist.

Tel: (84-272) 3714 555

Thanh Van Hotel

Add: 39 National Highway 52, Ward 2, Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3827438

Quynh Anh Hotel

Add: 43-45 Nguyen An Ninh, Ward 1, Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 2460 667

Danh Nhan Hotel

Add: Tan Long, Thanh Phu, Ben Luc

Tel: (84-272) 0916 659 606

WHERE TO EAT
Huong Que Restaurant

Add: 346 National Highway 1A, Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3826 659

Thuy Ta Restaurant

Add: 51 Nguyen Van Tao St, Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3521 888

Thanh Van Restaurant

Add: 39 National Highway 62, Tan An City

Tel: (84-272) 3827 438

Dong Xanh Restaurant

Add: 298 National Highway 1A, Ben Luc Dist.

Tel: (84-272) 3632 258/ 0977 695 575