Updated at 2022-02-28
Đồng Tháp Province is Vietnam’s largest agricultural production base, and was selected by the Vietnamese government as an emerging agriculture demonstration zone. The annual rice output is two million tons and the annual cultivated catfish volume is 400 tons, both of which rank high in the country. In recent years, the Vietnamese government has been actively promoting agricultural upgrading. In Đồng Tháp Province, agriculture and tourism have been integrated, and flower farms and red tangerine orchards have become tourist attractions. Farmers wearing conical bamboo hats and scarves can be seen everywhere in the countryside. Đồng Tháp is a great option for experiencing rural Vietnamese life.
Agricultural cooperation MOU signing date: Aug. 1, 2017
Area: 3,378.8 square kilometers
Population: 1,599,504 people (2019)
Main industries: Đồng Tháp Province is a Vietnamese province in the Mekong Delta. It was established over 300 years ago. The capital is Cao Lãnh. Đồng Tháp is surrounded by a canal system that carries large quantities of alluvium. The province is rich in natural resources. The main industries are agriculture and ecotourism services. There are orchards and vast rice paddies that remain spring-like throughout the year, as well as many rare protected migratory birds. Tràm Chim National Park in Đồng Tháp’s Tam Nông District is inhabited by numerous sarus cranes. The park covers an area of 7,313 hectares. It has rich and diverse ecosystems, as well as a compete wetland ecosystem, making it very popular with tourists.