Tuyen Quang

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Tuyen QuangTuyen-Quang
Area: 5,870.4 sq. km.
Population: 725.5 thousand habitants (April 2009)
Capital: Tuyen Quang City.
Districts: Na Hang, Chiem Hoa, Ham Yen, Yen Son, Son Duong, Lam Binh.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh),Tay, Dao, San Chay…

Geography
Situated on Far-North East, Tuyen Quang Province is surrounded by Ha Giang, Cao Bang, Yen Bai, Bac Kan, Thai Nguyen, Phu Tho, Vinh Phuc provinces.

Mountains occupy almost area of province. The province has natural potentiality of primitive forest and mineral. The main rivers are Lo and Gam.

Influenced by tropical climate, the summer is very hot. There are two seasons: dry and rainy. Annual average temperature is 24oC.

Tourism
Tuyen Quang owns 300 historical cultural vestiges. The famous one is Tan Trao Historical Site. It was used as a resistance base before the August 1945 Revolution. The main places of interest include Tan Trao Communal House, Hong Thai Communal House and small jungle hut where President Ho Chi Minh lived from June to August 1945.

Tuyen QuangThe province also has Na Hang Primitive Forest. It is home of valuable fauna and flora such as dinh, mun (ebony trees), sen (bassia), ape, panther, flying weasel, antelope, and upturned-nosed monkey.

The sounds of the waterfall, birds and gibbons, and silver light going through the thick layers in Thac Mo (Mo Waterfall) provide enjoyable feeling for visitors.

Transportation
The province is on National Highway No.2: Hanoi- Viet Tri- Tuyen Quang- Ha Giang. Tuyen Quang City is 165km from Hanoi.

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