Basic data profile of Savannakhet province

Basic Data Profile of Savannakhet Province

Area21,774 Km² (largest province of the country)
PopulationApproximately 1 million (most populated province)
GDP per Sector
Agriculture : 60%, Service : 22%, Industry : 18%
Major ExportsGypsum, wooden products, natural dying textile, re-export garment, forest products, gold and copper.
Comparative Advantages- Rich forestry and mineral resources.
- Abundant fertile land and water resources.
- Rich eco and cultural tourist spot areas.
- Direct access to Thailand through the Second Friendship Bridge.
- Shorter time-distance to central Vietnam and strategic
location of central region of the country/junction of
North-South and East-West road axis.