Located in the southwestern waters of the country, Phu Quoc is also known as the Pearl Island. The largest island in Vietnam, it is part of a group of 22 islands which form the Phu Quoc Island District of Kien Giang Province.
The entire island district has a total area of 589.23 sq.km, approximately the size of Singapore.
Duong Dong Town, located in the northwestern area of the island, is the capital. Phu Quoc is located 120 km from Rach Gia and 45 km from Ha Tien town.
In 2006, the Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve, including this island district, was recognized by UNESCO as the World Biosphere Reserve.
With many beautiful sights, Phu Quoc is considered to be an eco-tourist center of Vietnam as well as Southeast Asia.
Here are some pictures of Phu Quoc on xomnhiepanh.com.
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