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5,278 sq km
730,600
Tuy Hoa town

Tuy Hoa is the provincial capital township of Phu Yen Province, located 1177 km south of Hanoi and 561 km north of Ho Chi Minh City. Tuy Hoa Town is situated on the banks of the mouth of the Da Rang River. The river is 300 km long and its source starts in the Central Highlands to the west of the province. The width of the river is between 1 and 3 km. A bridge spans the Da Rang River and connects the township to the other side.

Chua Da Trang (White Stone Pagoda) is located 20 km north of the town, perched on a mountain slope. The pagoda offers an clear view of the landscape below.

Close to the Da Rang River Bridge is Thap Nhan Tower. Built on a hilltop nearby, the tower is 15 meters high. One of the tourist attractions in the province is Long Thuy Beach. This beach is good for swimming and is located 12km from the town. The white sand beach is famous for its clear blue waters. Vung Ro is a regionally known tourist center, about 25 km south of the town. This place is famous for its numerous beautiful offshore islands. O Loan Lagoon is only 15 km from the town. This lagoon is ideal for boat trips. The most famous seafood dish form this area is is grilled blood clam.

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