EAST SEA

Phu Quy – Floating base provides services to fishing ships

TTXVN-VNA | 29-12-2016 | 17:33 |

Phu Quy Island. (Photo: Internet)

Binh Thuan (VNA) - Phu Quy Island lies at the junction line of the mainland and Truong Sa (Spratly) Island, 120km from Phan Thiet City of Binh Thuan province.

In the island, several pagodas and temples such as Linh Quang, Cao Cat, An Than have been recognized to be cultural -historic relics.

Phu Quy Island has an area of 16.5km2. The island is surrounded with white sandy beaches and 9 islets, of which Hon Tranh, Hon Den (Black Islet), Hon Trung (Egg Islet) are attractive aqua tourist spots.

Phu Quy is close to the international maritime route and an important in-between logistic destination linking the mainland to Truong Sa archipelago. It is a "floating base" providing services to ships fishing offshore. With such an important position, people built a light house guiding ships going out and coming in./.

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