Thua Thien-Hue Area: 5065.3 km² Population: 1143.5 thousand people (in 2006), the provincial capital: New York districts of Phong Dien, Quang Dien, Huong Tra, Phu Vang, Huong Thuy, Phu Loc, Nam Dong, A Luoi. Ethnicity: Vietnamese (Kinh), Ta Oi, Co Tu, Bru-Van Kieu, United.
Thua Thien-Hue is a province in central Vietnam, Quang Tri province to the north, the south city. Da Nang, Quang Nam Province in the southwest, west based on the majestic Truong Son range and also the Vietnam-Laos border, east overlooking the sea.
Hue is an exception on climate than North and South. The climate is harsh and there are differences between the regions in the province. Coast, plains of the province there are two seasons: the dry season from March to August, sweltering hot, sometimes up to 39,9ºC. From August to December 1 in Hue is the rainy season, flood temperature is 19,7ºC, with the coldest 8,8ºC. This season usually rains throughout the day, which can last a week. The mountainous region, cool climate, the lowest temperature 9ºC, 29ºC maximum.
Guests wishing to travel in Hue should choose to go in the dry season may be more interesting place to visit. However, the rainy season also has its own interesting features. You can walk under the rain is not the same feeling of heaven and earth, the poetry of love, life. Or in the gourmet restaurant, popular restaurant enjoying the cuisine of Hue spicy. Because of their very own special and Hue rain is drizzling, prolonged rain during some weeks.
If you want rain in Hue, Da Nang just go, about 100 kilometers south of Hue, you can catch the warming by the sun's rays. However, in this season, between rains also have beautiful clear blue sky day.
Hue is one of the areas with cultural heritage. So far, no one area has a large number of monuments which still retain vestiges of its inherent shape as in this ancient capital.
On the northern bank of the Perfume River has relics consisting of palaces built styled form a defensive line 11 km long arc. This valuable construction includes more than 100 works of architecture, was actually reflecting the lives of the kings of the Nguyen Dynasty. Between the hills on the Southern bank of Perfume River are very beautiful tombs of Nguyen Kings. Among the most famous are the four tombs, each tomb is known by the name fit the character of each king and architecture of each tomb. It is majestic Gia Long Tomb, imposing Minh Mang tomb, poetic Tu Duc tomb and magnificent Khai Dinh tomb.
Hue and also an important center of Buddhism. In Hue and its surrounding still exist tens of pagodas were built over 300 years ago and hundreds of temples and pagodas built in the early 20th century addition, Hue is considered the cradle of court music, is home to many famous traditional cuisine and exquisite craftsmanship.
Is the only city in the country still has the look of a feudal city and architectural integrity of a monarchy. Hue has become a big and invaluable museum. Therefore, the government has ranked relics in Hue ancient capital as an invaluable asset. January 12/1993 populations cultural relics Hue Citadel has been ranked as UNESCO world cultural heritage. By December 11/2003, Hue court music UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Road traffic, railways, airways, waterways are favorable. Thua Thien-Hue 654km from Hanoi, Ho. 1.051km Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang 85km. Province Phu Bai airport near the National Highway 1A and trans-Vietnam railway runs through the province.