Soc Trang is situated in the Mekong Delta region, at the end of Hau River and has a natural area of 3,310 sq. km, including a city and ten districts. The province is bordered by Hau Giang province in the north and north-west, Tra Vinh province in the northeast, Bac Lieu province in the southeast and the East Sea in the East. Soc Trang is 240 km from Ho Chi Minh City and 60 km from Can Tho City.
Soc Trang is covered by vast rice paddies, shrimp lagoons, luxuriant fruit gardens like longan, rambutan, durian, and orange.
Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Hoa ethnic groups live together here. The province has 89 pagodas of Khmer group, 47 pagodas of Hoa people. Ma Toc (Bat), Khleang, Chruitim Chas, Chen Kieu, and Buu Son Tu (Set) are famous pagodas.
Coming to there, tourists like to taste tropical fruit in My Phuoc River Islet, or join many recreation and entertainment activities in Binh An Tourist Resort. Chol Chnam Thmay, Oc Om Boc festivals, Ngo Boat Race also attract many visitors.