Gia Lai is located in the Central Highlands. It shares the border with Kon Tum Province on the north, Dak Lak Province on the south, Cambodia on the west, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen provinces on the east.
Natural resources: There are four types of soil: alluvial soil, black soil, grey soil, and yellow red soil. Gia Lai has 749,769 hectares of forest land with various forest types. The wood productivity can be 75.6 million m3. Gia Lai accounted for 30% forest area and 38% wood product of the Central Highland. Besides, Gia Lai has various mineral resources such as Chromium, Nickel, Cobalt, Tin, Arsenic, bauxite, Gold, Wolfram, etc.
Travel resources: Gia Lai has great potentiality for developing tourism with intact forests and ecology system, many waterfall, stream, lake and mountain (Biển Hồ, MangYang heaven gate and Hàm Rồng mountain).
Traffic: Transportation system includes roadway and airway. There are several national highways running through the province: National highway No.19 from Pleyku city to Quy Nhơn seaport in Bình Định province, National highway No. 14, 25 to other provinces in central high land and coastal provinces in the Central area. Pleyku airport has 6 flights to Ho Chi Minh city, Đà Nẵng and Hanoi everyday
Post and Telecommunication Systems: The system has been digitalized and connected to the national system. There are 25,000 subscribers. 80% of the communes, wards, towns in the locality have telephone service.
GDP growth rate 2018: 8.00%
Up to now, Gia Lai has 6 FDI projects with the total investment capital is about 12 million US dollars.
Infrastructure development, high-tech agriculture, agricultural processing, industrial plant, minerals mining, hydro power plant, construction materials, tourism & services.
GIA LAI DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND INVESTMENT
GIA LAI ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY