Lying in the Mekong river basin, Tra Vinh is protected by Tien and Hau rivers. Tra Vinh is a littoral area which has a 65km sea borderline to the east. The land in Tra Vinh is formed by two components: the long-lasting delta land and the newly raised land area. Tra Vinh has an interlacing network of rivers and channels serving for transport and irrigation.
A long coast and thick river network create favourable conditions for Tra Vinh to develop agricultural sector, such as rice cultivation, gardening, fisheries, aquaculture… In recent years, Tra Vinh takes advantages of its strengths to develop tourism. Tra Vinh has become an interesting tourism destination for tourists with many places to visit, such as Ang pagoda, Nodol pagoda, Ba Dong sea, Ba Om pond… as well as many traditional festivals.
Tra Vinh, which is called a land of pagodas, is home to 140 pagodas of Khmer ethnic people, 50 pagodas of Viet ethnic people and five pagodas of the Chinese community. These pagodas represent the religion and belief of the ethnic groups in the province, diversified but harmonious. Some pagodas are recognized as the national sites and are restored and protected for tourism purpose in particular and preserving the provincial cultural indentities in general./.