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GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION

Located in the Northeast of Vietnam, Quang Ninh province has a geostrategic position in terms of politics and economics. It converges all natural and social features of Vietnam, therefore, it is compared as “a miniature Vietnam”

Vi tri tinh QNQuang Ninh has national border both on land and on sea with the People’s Republic of China with 118.8km of mainland border; It is adjacent to the Gulf of Tonkin to the East; Quang Ninh also borders the provinces of Lang Son, Bac Giang and Hai Duong to the West; to Hai Phong city to the South.

Quang Ninh has over 6,000 square kilometres  of land area. Its sea and island zone is a unique terrain, comprising more than two thousand islands – accounting for more than two thirds of islands in the whole country (2077 out of 2779). The islands spread over the 250 km coastline and are divided into many layers.

Quang Ninh has a large sea area of over 6,100 square kilometres together with over 40,000 hectares of tidal flats and 20,000 hectares of bays forming fertile fishing grounds and aquaculture areas.

Due to its particularly important natural conditions and location, Quang Ninh was determined by the Government as one of the three major economic centers (along with Hanoi and Hai Phong) in the northern key economic region of Vietnam.

NATURAL RESOURCES
1. Mineral resource

Dây chuyền tuyển thanQuang Ninh is the number one centre of Vietnam in terms of coal resource. It has a wide variety of special minerals with large reserves and high quality that many other provinces and cities in the country do not have, such as coal, kaolin, grinding, land clay, glass sand, limestone…

Coal: Quang Ninh has a reserve of around 3.6 billion tons, mostly concentrated in 3 areas: Ha Long, Cam Pha, Uong Bi and Dong Trieu. Exploitation capacity is 40 million tons per annum.

The limestone, clay and kaolin reserves are relatively large, widely dispersed in many localities in the province. They are important raw materials for production of building materials supplying for domestic market and export.

2. Land resource

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAQuang Ninh has abundant land reserve with 611,081.3 hectares, of which 75,370 hectare is currently agricultural land and 146,019 hectares of forest land (accounting for 63.47% of the total natural area).

Of total land area, agricultural land accounts for 10%, 38% of forest area,  43.8% of vacant land is mostly concentrated in coastal and mountainous areas, the remaining amount is for specialized and residential purposes.
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HUMAN RESOURCE

Nguồn nhân lựcQuang Ninh has over 1.16 million people, of which 90% of Kinh people. Quang Ninh citizens and society are a convergence, interference and unity in the diversity of the Red River civilization and the cradle of the working class of Vietnam. These are favorable conditions to build the unity to create the synergy to conduct the innovation policy and growth model.
Ethnologically, Quang Ninh is made up of 22 ethnic groups, living in their own communities with their own dialects and particular ethnic features.They include the Viet (Kinh), Dao, Tay, San Diu, San Chi and Hoa with diversified and particular cultures, rich in historical and revolutional traditions.

POWER RESOURCES
nhiet-dien-mong-duongQuang Ninh is the number one coal resource in the country. This is the most appropriate and favorable condition for the construction and operation of thermal power plants.
As of 2012, Quang Ninh province operated 04 power plants including: Uong Bi thermal power plant (110MW + 300MW), Quang Ninh I and II thermal power plant (1200MW), Cam Pha I & II thermal power plant (680MW), Mao Khe thermal power plant (440MW). Mong Duong II thermal power plant which is under construction, scheduled to go into operation in 2015 will best meet the mission in supplying power for production, business and social life in the province.
THE TRANSPORT SYSTEM

The transport system in Quang Ninh province consists of roads, internal waterways, seaways, railways and airports.

BD hanh chinh Quang Ninh small* Roads:
- National route: 5 routes of total 381 km, in which  level IV and level III roads account for the majority, the rest is 32 km of  National Route 279 (84%) that is in level V and has chipping plastic surface;
- Provincial route: 12 routes of total 301km, in which level IV and level III roads last 154 km (accounting for 51%), the rest is low-level roads, most of which are made of chipping plastic.
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QUANG NINH INVESTMENT PROMOTION AGENCY

2nd Floor, Office Complex 2, Nguyen Van Cu st, Hong Ha wd, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province

Tel: (+84) 33.3533686 - Fax: (+84) 33.3533586

Email: ipa@quangninh.gov.vn

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