1,975 sq. km.
884,900 habitants (2003)
Vung Tau City
Chau Duc, Xuyen Moc, Tan Thanh, Long Dien, Dat Do, Con Dao.
Viet (Kinh), Hoa, Cho Ro, Khmer...
Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province is located in the Southern Vietnam, to the northeast of the Mekong Delta. It shares its border with Dong Nai Province to the north and Binh Thuan Province to the east, Ho Chi Minh City to the west and East Sea to the south - east.
Climate: There are two distinct seasons: the dry (from November to April) and the rainy (from May to December). The annual average temperature is 27oC.
Vung Tau is 129km from Ho Chi Minh City, 95km from Bien Hoa (Dong Nai), 513km from Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa)
Ba Ria - Vung Tau has National Highway 56 to Dong Nai Province, National Highway 55 to Binh Thuan Province, National Highway 51 to Ho Chi Minh City. Express buses leave for Bien Hoa, Ho Chi Minh City, My Tho and some others.
There are flights from Vung Tau to the Con Dao Islands.
Vina Express operates hydrofoils from central Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau.