Legislators Approve Proposal for Phu Quoc to Become Vietnam’s First Island City

The National Assembly Standing Committee has approved a plan to make Phu Quoc island a city administered by Kien Giang Province.



‘s first ever island city and 31st class-2 city will comprise the entirety of the current Phu Quoc District with its population of nearly 180,000.

The new city will comprise seven communes in the two wards: Ham Ninh, Duong To, Ganh Dau, Bai Thom, Cua Duong, Cua Can, Tho Chau.

Phu Quoc’s infrastructure has been developed on a large scale concurrently with its economy, gradually giving rise to urban spaces.

Last year the island, Vietnam’s largest, received over three million domestic and foreign visitors.