Facts About Bac Lieu Province
Bac Lieu is a coastal province and is situated in the Mekong Delta region of the southern part of the country.
After the Fall of Saigon, 30 April 1975, Bạc Liêu Province and Cà Mau Province were merged into one new entity called Minh Hải Province
In 1996, Minh Hải Province was split into two, with the northeast becoming Bạc Liêu Province and the southwest becoming Cà Mau Province.
The most important parts of Bạc Liêu’s economy are rice farming, fishing, food processing, and clothing manufacturing.
The Geographic Coordinates of Bac Lieu: 9°15′N 105°45′E
Vọng cổ, an important song in the traditional music of southern Vietnam, was composed in Bạc Liêu around 1918 or 1919.
Bạc Liêu Province is a province of Vietnam.
Bạc Liêu is derived from the Teochew name Po Liaw meaning “meagre hamlet”.
Bạc Liêu is subdivided into seven district-level sub-divisions:5 districts: Đông Hải, Hòa Binh, Hồng Dân, Phước Long, Vĩnh Lợi. 1 district-level town: Giá Rai and 1 provincial city: Bạc Liêu.
The total area of Bac Lieu Province is 2,468.7 km2 / 953.2 sq mi.