"Hau Giang" redirects here. For the river, see Bassac River
Hậu Giang ( listen) became Can Tho province during/after 1975. Can Tho was the capital of Can Tho province. It is located in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam. In late 2004, Can Tho and some surrounding cities became Can Tho Municipality (Thành Phố Cần Thơ). The remainder of Cần Thơ Province (old) became Hậu Giang Province (new).
Vi Thanh is the capital of Hau Giang Province. It has an industrial zone of 880,000 m² (217 acres). There are roads, National Highway 61 (which leads to National Highway 1 which leads to Cần Thơ Municipality on the Hau River which leads to Ho Chi Minh City), and water connections by canal and river to the Hau River.
The province comprises one city (Vi Thanh, the provincial capital), one town (Nga Bay), and five districts:
- Châu Thành
- Châu Thành A
- Long Mỹ
- Phụng Hiệp
- Vị Thủy