Nghe An province is located in the center of the North Central region, wide land, and crowded people. With an area of 16,490.25 km2, the largest in the country; population of nearly 3.2 million people, ranking fourth in the country; is the homeland of President Ho Chi Minh; full convergence of roads, railways, air routes, sea routes and inland waterways; Rich and diverse natural conditions as a miniature Vietnam, ect. Nghe An has many potentials and advantages to attract investment and more and more domestic and foreign investors come to explore investment and business opportunities in Nghe An.
1. Geographical location
Nghe An is located at latitude 180 33' to 200 01' North latitude, longitude 1030 52' to 1050 48' East longitude, in the center of the North Central region. Nghe An province is located in the center of the North Central region, bordering Thanh Hoa province in the North, Ha Tinh province in the South, Lao People's Democratic Republic in the West with 419 km of land border on land; the east coast is 82 km long. This position gives Nghe An an important role in the North-South economic and social exchange, building and developing marine economy, foreign economy and expanding international cooperation.
Nghe An has 21 subordinate administrative units, including: 01 city, 3 towns and 17 districts. In particular, Vinh City is a city of type 1, an economic and cultural center of the province and of the whole North Central region; 3 towns, including: Cua Lo town, Hoang Mai town and Thai Hoa town; 17 districts, including: Dien Chau, Quynh Luu, Yen Thanh, Do Luong, Nghi Loc, Hung Nguyen, Nam Dan, Thanh Chuong, Tan Ky, Anh Son, Con Cuong, Nghia Dan, Quy Hop, Quy Chau, Que Phong, Tuong Duong, Ky Son.
Nghe An is located in the East - West economic corridor connecting Myanmar - Thailand - Laos - Vietnam - East Sea along route 7 to Cua Lo port. Located on national and international tourist routes (trans-Vietnam tourist route; Vinh tourist route - Plain of Chum - Luongprabang - Vientiane - Bangkok and vice versa via Highway 7 and Road 8).
With such a position, Nghe An plays an important role in economic, trade, tourism and goods transportation with the whole country and other countries in the region, especially Laos, Thailand and China, is a favorable condition to call for investment in socio-economic development.
2. Natural land area
Nghe An has nearly 16,500 km2, of which agricultural land is more than 12,383 km2, is the province with the largest area in the country, rich and diverse terrain, with sea, plain, midland and mountainous areas.
3. Population and Labor
The population of nearly 3.2 million people is the fourth most populous locality in the country (after Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Thanh Hoa). Nghe An is the homeland of President Ho Chi Minh - world cultural celebrity, is a famous land with a tradition of studiousness, good learning, diligence and creativity; is the education and training center of the North Central region with 06 universities, 11 colleges, 70 professional intermediate schools and vocational training schools in the following fields: Economics, technology, vocational training, pedagogy, medical, arts and culture, etc. Especially, the system of professional intermediate schools and vocational technical training schools in the province satisfies fully sufficient demand for human resources for investors.
4. Abundant resources, large reserves
Nghe An province has the resources of forest, sea and all kinds of minerals, especially minerals to produce construction materials such as cement, tiles, stone, etc.
5. Climate – Weather
Nghe An is located in the tropical monsoon climate area, which is directly affected by the West - South dry and hot monsoon (from April to August) and the Northeast monsoon is cold and wet (from November to March year later).