Kien Giang Province

Total Area

6348.5 km2


Mekong River Delta

Industrial Park


Active Enterprises



1,738,800 people (2013)

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Total Area 6348.5km2
Agricultural Production Land 4603 km2
Forestry Land 856 km2
Specially Used Land 258 km2
Residential Land 123 km2

North bordering Cambodia, 56.8 km long border, south of Bac Lieu and Ca Mau province, the west by the Gulf of Thailand with a coastline of 200 km, east respectively adjacent to the provinces of An Giang, Can Tho city and Hau Giang province.


Kien Giang has the tropical monsoon climate which is hot and wet all year round. The rainy and stormy season usually is from August to October with the annual average rainfall of 2,146.8 mm; the annual average temperature is from 26.40C to 280C. December is the coldest month without hoarfrost. Kien Giang is not directly impacted by storms; however, the rainfall from storms makes up a great part of its annual total rainfall, especially in the end of the rainy season. Its climate and weather have basic advantageous conditions which other northern provinces do not such as having few natural disasters, having not cold weather, having not directly landing storms, having abundant light and heat quantity… which are very ideal for many species of crop plants and domestic animals to grow.

Natural Resources

Land resource: Land in Kieng Giang is suitable for agriculture and forestry development and aquaculture with the total area of natural land of 634,627.21ha, in which the part of agricultural land is 575,697.49ha, accounting for 90,71% of the total natural land area (as for rice cultivated land area is 354,011.93ha, accounting for 61.49% of agricultural land); the part of non-agricultural land area is 53,238.38ha, accounting for 8,39% of the total natural land area; the part of unused land is 5,691.34 ha, accounting for 0.90% of the total natural land area; the area of land covered by sea water along the coast is 13,781.11ha (this indicator is for observation purpose only, not calculated into the natural land area).

Water resource: The source of surface water in Kien Giang is rather plentiful; however, in the rainy season (from May to October), the greater part of its surface water is contaminated with salt water for Kien Giang is located in the intersection between the end of Hau River’s fresh water source and the head of Rach Gia Bay’s salt water source.

Marine resource: Kien Giang has a 200 kilometers long coastline and 63,290 square kilometers wide fishing ground. The Kien Giang Sea has a total of 143 islands, 105 of which are emerging ones and only 43 of which have residents. There are many river mouths, canals and channels flowing to the sea, bringing a rich natural food source that attracts aquatic species, making Kien Giang Sea one of the important fishing grounds of the whole nation. According to a survey of Vietnam Marine Research Institute, this area has a fish reserve of about 500,000 tons, 56% of which can be exploited within the inshore area having the depth from 20 to 50 meters.

Mineral resource: Kien Giang is considered as one of the provinces having the most plentiful mineral resource in the Mekong River Delta. Through some preliminary geological surveys, ores of 23 types of mineral have been found at 152 points which can be developed into mines. These types of mineral can be divided into such categories as fuel (peat), nonmetal (limestone, building stone, clay…), metal (iron, laterite…), semigemstone (morion, opal…), most of them belong to nonmetal category and can be used in the buiding material and cement production industry. According to a recent survey of Intergeo Vietnam, the limestone reserve in the territory of the province is of over 440 million tons.

GDP Growth Rate

10.53% (2015)


1,738,800 people (2013)

Population Density

277 person/km2 (2015)

Population By Sex

100.4 males per 100 females (2015)

7.70% (20150

Immigration Rate

2.00% (2015)

Labor Force At 15 Years Of Age And Above

55.30% (2015)

Unemployment Rate

2.6% (2012)

Major Industries

Rice, mining and aquaculture.

Annual Average Capital Of Enterprises

61,937 billion dongs (2014)

Net Turnover

72,314 billion dongs (2014)

Profit Before Taxes

2,721 billion dongs (2014)

Profit Ratio

3.73% (2014)


60.31 (2015) - Rank: 11

Industrial Park Listing
Kien Luong II (being implemented)

Total Area: 100m2

Occupancy Rate: 100%

Address: Kien Luong, Kien Giang

Tac Cau Industrial Park (being implemented)

Total Area: 64.5m2

Occupancy Rate: 100%

Address: Chau Thanh, Kien Giang

Xeo Ro Industrial Park (being implemented)

Total Area: 200m2

Occupancy Rate: 0%

Address: An Bien, Kien Giang, Vietnam

Thuan Yen Industrial Park

Total Area: 141m2

Occupancy Rate: 0%

Address: Thuan Yen, Ha Tien, Kien Giang

Companies in Kien Giang Province View all



36 C Nguyễn Văn Cừ, Khu phố 3, Phường Vĩnh Lạc, Rach Gia City, Kien Giang



No .: 1352/15 Thai Phien Street, Phường An Bình, Rach Gia City, Kien Giang



ấp Đặng Văn Do, Xã Thạnh Yên, U Minh Thuong District, Kien Giang



179 khu noi, TT Giong Rieng., Thị trấn Giồng Riềng, Giồng Riềng District, Kiên Giang



Số 555, Thach Dong Hamlet, My Duc Commune, Ha Tien Town, Kien Giang



B13, số 21 đường Học Lạc, Phường Vĩnh Bảo, Rach Gia City, Kien Giang



Group 17, resettlement area, Area II, Thị trấn Thứ Ba, An Bien District, Kien Giang



Land plot No. 119, tổ 5, Nguyễn Trường Tộ Street, khu phố 2, Thị trấn An Thới, Phú Quốc, Kiên Giang District



Số 172 Trần Phú Street, Thị trấn Dương Đông, Phú Quốc District, Kiên Giang Province



Số 51, ấp Vĩnh Phước, Thị trấn Vĩnh Thuận, Vinh Thuan District, Kien Giang



Số 118/3 Trần Hưng Đạo Street, Quarter 7, Thị trấn Dương Đông, Phú Quốc District, Kiên Giang



Vinh Hiep Cultural Center, tổ 1, khu phố Thông Chữ, Phường Vĩnh Hiệp, Rach Gia City, Kien Giang


Kien Giang has a network of road, water and air transport linking with other parts of the country and other nations in the region, creating good conditions for the home province in economic exchange and development.

Thesedays, some road constructing projects are on the go and some others will soon be carried out such as the South Coastal Corridor Road, the Ho Chi Minh Road, the Phu Quoc Island’s Roads, the Lo Te – Rach Soi Expressway, and the Upgrading of Highway No.61,… Kien Giang’s two airports, Rach Gia and Phu Quoc, are in good condition with daily routes to and fro HCMC, meeting the travel demand of people and investors.


Kien Giang has a rather fast-developed post and telecommunications network along with the development of electricity and transport network. The network of post offices and agencies has reached the countrysides, remote areas and islands. All districts, wards, towns now have telephones. Such forms of services as mobil phone, broadband internet are provided in almost every district, ward and town within the province.

Water Supply

There are 13 waterworks all over the province with designed capacity of 60,700m3/day, of which those in Rach Gia City make up for 34,000m3/day. In the short term, 87% of the fresh water demand for production and daily activities of the local people are met,…

Electric Supply

All of Kien Giang’s districts and towns now have access to electricity. Electricity supply is mainly from National Grid; some plants have private power supply sources such as Sao Mai Cement Company and Ha Tien 2 Cement Company. In the future, a thermoelectric plant will be built at Kien Luong District to meet the domestic demand and export to neighboring countries.

People's Council

647C Nguyen Trung Truc Street, An Hoa Ward, Rach Gia City, Kien Giang Province.

People's Committee

06 Nguyen Cong Tru Street, Vinh Thanh Ward, Rach Gia City, Kien Giang Province.

Relevant Government Departments
  • Department of Natural Resources and Environment  
  • Department of Justice                           
  • Department of Home Affairs           
  • Department of Education and Training     
  • Department of Transport              
  • Department of Construction               
  • Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism  
  • Department of Information and Communications
  • Department of Industry and Trade          
  • Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs
  • Department of Health         
  • Department of Finance         
  • Department of Agriculture and Rural Development 
  • Department of Science and Technology
  • Department of Planning and Investment
  • Procuratorate
Province Kien Giang Province
Headquarter of People's Committee 06 Nguyen Cong Tru Street, Vinh Thanh Ward, Rach Gia City, Kien Giang Province.
Official Provincial (or City) Website
Ethnic 15 different ethnic groups. Of these, approximately 85.5% Kinh, Khmer people account for about 12.2%. Hoa accounted for about 2.2%. The rest are some other ethnic groups such as Cham, Tay, Muong and Nung ....
Language Vietnamese

Kien Giang now has four colleges, one university (Branch of Nha Trang Aquaculture University in Kien Giang), one vocational education school and eight vocational training centers. Every year, the provincial vocational education system meets the vocational learning need for about 24,000 labors on an average. In 2008, the ratio of vocationally trained labors was 15.40% compared to 6.06% in 2001. In 2015, it is expected that 401,837 labors will be trained, raising the ratio of vocationally trained labors up to over 40%. Basically, Kien Giang’s education and training system is having remarkable progress; educational material facilities were consolidated; the ratio of thatched classes was lowered to 4.5% and there are no more “night-shift” classes.

Hospital And Medical Centres

Up to now, the provincial public health network has been reinforced and accomplished, covering all the communes; the task of preventive public health, population and family planning has been concentrated, meeting the health care demand of provincial inhabitants. Medical stations work all day long to serve the people’s need of first aid; in 2009, the number of standard medical stations was 120 in 145 communes, accounting for 84.5% of the total number of medical stations. There are 130 medical stations, 15 general clinics and 14 hospitals in the whole province. In addition, there are 1,455 private units practising medicine and pharmacy, in which Binh An Private Hospital having the scale of 200 beds with modern medical equipments and machineries, helping to raise the quality of health care, medical examination and treatment.

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