Area: 97,754 sq. km
Population: 250.66 habitants (2009).
- Districts: Vinh Thanh Van, Vinh Thanh, Vinh Lac, Vinh Bao, Vinh Loi, Vinh Quang, An Hoa, An Binh, Rach Soi, Vinh Thong, Vinh Hiep, Phi Thong
Density: 2.045 persons/sq. km
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Hoa,
How to get there
Rachgia is 300km from Ho Chi Minh City.
Road: there is 02 big bus station named Rach Soi and Rach Gia.
Waterway: Rach Gia has Rach Gia and Rach Meo wharfs.
Airline: There is Rach Gia Airport.
Rach Gia is the provincial capital of Kien Giang province. It is contiguous to Tan Hiep and Chau Thanh districts on the East, Thai Lan Golfe on the West, Chau Thanh and An Bien districts on the South, Hon Dat and Tan Hiep districts on the North.
Upon arrival Rach Gia, you can see Three Entrance Gate (cổng Tam Quan, in vietnamese). This is considered as a symbol of Rach Gia City. Gateway to the city of Rach Gia is an architectural monument, bearing the traditional culture of Vietnam.
Rach Gia is the only coastal city in the West of Vietnam and it has a lot of potentialities about tourism. This city has many historical sites that have been classified as: Nguyen Trung Truc Temple, Tam Bao Pagoda, Lang Cat Pagoda, Pho Minh Pagoda
In recent years, Rach Gia city invest constantly in upgrading airports and seaports in order to improve the quality of tourism services