Area: lt has the natural area of 5,053.9 square meters spread in the long and narrow land, with the average width of 60 km and the length of 127 km. It is along the direction of North West - South East parallel with the coast, with various terrains of mountains, hills, coastal plains and lagoons. 2. Location a.Geography location
Locates in the North Central Coast of Vietnam, approximately in the center of the country at latitude of 16-16°8'N and longitude 107°8'-108°2'E. Borders Quang Tri Province to the north and Da Nang City to the south, Laos to the west and the South China Sea to the east. The province has 128 km of coastline, 22,000 ha of lagoons and over 200,000 hectares of forest.
Thua Thien-Hue is divided into eight districts: • A Luoi • Huong Thuy • Huong Tra • Nam Dong • Phong Dien • Phu Loc • Phu Vang • Quang Dien
The capital city of Hue is its own municipality.
Hue comprises 27 administrative divisions, including 27 urban wards: • An Cuu • An Dong • An Hoa • An Tay • Huong So • Kim Long • Phu Binh • Phu Cat • Phu Hau • Phu Hiep • Phu Hoa • Phu Hoi • Phu Nhuan • Phu Thuan • Phuoc Vinh • Phuong Duc • Tay Loc • Thuan Hoa • Thuan Loc • Thuan Thanh • Truong An • Vinh Ninh • Vy Da • Xuan Phu • Huong Long • Thuy Bieu
• Thuy Xuan
3. Geography Patterns a.Landforms
The province has a complex topography. It is made up four different zones: a mountainous area, hills, plains and lagoons separated from the sea by sandbanks. The terrain gets lower in the east, of which the west is mainly hills with the most height of less 500m and main features of wide top, slope side, mostly hundreds width ''bowl-shaped'' hills. The large rivers' basins create downwraping including narrow