Area: 6,243 sq km
Population: 1,392
Provincial capital: Rach Gia

Phu Quoc, the largest island in Vietnam, lies in the Gulf of Thailand, 45km from Ha Tien and 15 km south of the coast of Cambodia. Phu Quoc Island, part of Kien Giang province, is also part of an archipelago consisting of 22 islands of every size. The island covers an area of 585 sq km and is 50 km long. Phu Quoc is also called the Emerald Island because of its natural treasures and infinite tourism potential. The island is well known for its high quality fish sauce; Phu Quoc fish sauce smells particularly good since it is made from anchovy, ca com, with a high level of protein. The island produces 6 million liters of fish sauce every year.

Phu Quoc Island has many harbors such as An Thoi and Hon Thom where international and domestic ships anchor. Also, there are several historical sites on the island: National Hero Nguyen Trung Truc’s military base, Gia Long King relics from the time he spent on the island, and Phu Quoc prison.Off the coast of the island emerges a group of 105 islands of every size. Some of them are densely inhabited such as Hon Tre and Kien Hai, 25 km from Rach Gia. Visitors can spend time on the beach or hike while observing the wild animals.

Rach Gia is 92km from Ha Tien, 116km from Cantho, 182km from Mytho, 250km from Ho Chi Minh City.

– Air: Connections with Phu Quoc Island, 30 minutes, and Ho Chi Minh City (via Phu Quoc), 2 hours. The Airport is at Rach Soi, 10km east of Rach Gia. 
– Bus: The stations is at 2 Tran Phu St., Tel: 863 271 and on Tran Quoc Tuan St., Tel: 862 718. Regular connections with Ho Chi Minh City’s Mien Tay terminal and Cantho, Long Xuyen and Ha Tien.
– Boat: Daily connections to Phu Quoc, ferry terminal on Nguyen Cong Tru St., Tel: 863 242 
Mui Nai ferry is at the end of Bach Dang St., daily boat departures to Camau, Chau Doc, Long Xuyen, and Tan Chau. 
The largest island in Viet nam, lies in the gulf of Thailand, 45 km from Ha Tien and 15 km South of Cambodia. 
Air flights daily connection with Ho Chi Minh city and Rach Gia.
Boat from Rach Gia reaches An Thoi port at the South of Phu Quoc.

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