Sóc Trăng, Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Geography | Administrative divisions | Population | Culture | Transport

🇻🇳 Sóc Trăng is a city in Vietnam. It is the capital of Sóc Trăng Province.

Geography Sóc Trăng province lies roughly between 9°14'N and 9°56'N latitude and between 105°34'E and 106°18'E longitude. It is bordered by Trà Vinh to the north-east, Vĩnh Long to the north, Hậu Giang to the north-west and Bạc Liêu to the south. To the south east of Sóc Trăng is 72 km (45 mi) of coastline of the South China Sea. The province has two large rivers: the Hậu River and the Mỹ Thanh River. The capital of Sóc Trăng province is Sóc Trăng city. It is 231 km (144 mi) from Hồ Chí Minh City.

Administrative divisions Sóc Trăng province is subdivided into 11 district-level sub-divisions: • 9 districts: ◦ Châu Thành; ◦ Cù Lao Dung; ◦ Kế Sách; ◦ Long Phú; ◦ Mỹ Tú; ◦ Mỹ Xuyên; ◦ Thạnh Trị; ◦ Trần Đề; • 2 district-level town: ◦ Vĩnh Châu; ◦ Ngã Năm • 1 provincial city: ◦ Sóc Trăng (capital)

Sóc Trăng City is divided into 10 administrative divisions numbered 1 to 10. The city borders Long Phú District in the east and north, Mỹ Tú District in the west and north, Châu Thành District in the west and Mỹ Xuyên District in the south.

Population Besides the majority Kinh people, there are also ethnic Chinese and a significant Khmer minority in the city.

Culture 50 of the 200 pagodas in Sóc Trăng Province are located in Sóc Trăng City. Some of the most famous ones are the Khmer Chùa Dơi (Bat Pagoda) and Chùa Đất Sét (Clay Pagoda), Chùa Phật nằm (Som Rong Pagoda)

Transport Highway 1 connects the city to Cà Mau in the south, Cần Thơ, Ho Chi Minh City and cities further north. Regular buses run between these cities. The nearest airport is located in Cần Thơ, which is approximately 60 km from the city's center.

Image: Photo by @huanshi on Unsplash

Sóc Trăng has a population of over 136,018 people. Sóc Trăng also forms the centre of the wider Sóc Trăng Province which has a population of over 1,721,800 people.

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Antipodal to Sóc Trăng is: -74.031,-9.605

Locations Near: Sóc Trăng 105.969,9.60521

🇻🇳 Cần Thơ 105.788,10.036 d: 51.9  

🇻🇳 Trà Vinh 106.343,9.931 d: 54.7  

🇻🇳 Bạc Liêu 105.488,9.314 d: 61.9  

🇻🇳 Vĩnh Long 105.97,10.249 d: 71.6  

🇻🇳 Sa Đéc 105.766,10.296 d: 79.9  

🇻🇳 Bến Tre 106.375,10.235 d: 82.9  

🇻🇳 Mỹ Tho 106.367,10.354 d: 94  

🇻🇳 Cà Mau 105.152,9.177 d: 101.5  

🇻🇳 Cao Lãnh 105.63,10.467 d: 102.8  

🇻🇳 Long Xuyên 105.435,10.382 d: 104.3  

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