Area: 4,859.4 km2
Aged worker: 223,000
Number of industrial park: 1
Number of FDI project: 4
Bac Kan is a mountainous province located in the midland of the Northwest area. The territory of the province borders Cao Bang province to the North, Thai Nguyen province to the South, Lang Son province to the East and Tuyen Quang province to the West.
Natural resources: Types of soils are here diversified including yellow, red yellow and red brown feralit, etc. Bac Kan has 420,990.5 hectares of forestry, which is not only an economic strength but also of great significance in term of science and environmental protection. There are 826 species of plants including more than 300 timbers, hundreds of medical plants, more than 50 species listed in the Red Book. Mineral resources are diversified here with lead-zinc mine in Cho Dien – Cho Don district, gold mine in Ac
Travel resources: BacKan has great potential for developing nature tourism like tours to Ba Be Lake which is the largest lake of the North of Vietnam, it is surrounded by limestone and schist; tours to Ba Be national park with an area of 23,340 hectares with 417 species of plants and 299 species of vertebrate animals, tours to Kim Hyreserves nature park; tours to many grandiose nature caves such as Nang Tien, Puong cave, Ba Cua cave, Son Duong cave. Besides that, Bac Can also has many famous historical places suc
Traffic: Road is the main transportation system in Bac Can, There are The National Avenue No 3, 3B, 279, 257 and 254 passing by the province Roads from the town to communes have been improved. Bridges have been newly built. There is 1 provincial station inBac Kan town, 1 district level station in Cho Don district and 1 port in Ba Be.
Power system: Electricity source and grid mainly meet the electricity demand of economic and social development. There are one main 110kv line from Thai Nguyen to Bac Can and 1 reserved 35kv line from TuyenQuang to Bac Can town via Cho Don
Water system: Clean water production and supply is still limited. Household water is mainly exploited from drilled wells along Cau river. In the period of 2006-2010, Bac Can constructured 190 gravity water supply works and 2,463 small water supply ones.
GDP growth rate (2010-2015): 8.25%; Industry - Construction: 9.2%; Services: 9.1%; Agriculture, forest, fishery: +6.8%.
Up to October 2018, Bac Kan has 4 FDI projects with the total investment capital is nearly 13.225 million US dollars.
Infrastructure development; high-tech agriculture, production of agriculture and forestry, industry, mineral mining, tourism & services.
BAC KAN DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND INVESTMENT
Add: No. 9, Truong Chinh, Bac Kan Town
Tel: (84-281) 3873795