Area:1,546.5 sq. km.
Population: 1,865.4 thousand habitants (2006)
Capital: Thai Binh City.
Districts: Hung Ha, Quynh Phu, Thai Thuy, Dong Hung, Vu Thu, Kien Xuong, Tien Hai.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Thai, Tay, Ra Glai.
Location: DongXamTemple is situated in Hong Thai Commune, Kien Xuong District, ThaiBinhProvince.
Characteristics: The temple covers an area of 1,000m2, dedicated to Nguyen Kim Lau the founder of silver engraving work.
Location: Keo Pagoda is located at Dung Nhue Hamlet, Duy Nhat Commune, Vu Thu District, ThaiBinhProvince.
Characteristics: The pagoda was built during 1133-1154 by Monk Duong Khong Lo on an area of 7,200m2.
Location: DongChauBeach is located in Dong Minh Commune, Tien Hai District, 30km far from ThaiBinhCity along National Road 39B, and 145km from Hanoi.
Characteristics: The beach lies 5km in length and has reserved much of a wild beauty.
Location: DongXamSilverVillage is located in Hong Thai Commune, the north of Kien Xuong District, ThaiBinhProvince.
Characteristics: Dong Xam is a village whose population is skilled in metal carving.
Time: From the 1st to the 3rd day of the fourth lunar month.
Place: Hong Thai Commune, Kien Xuong District, ThaiBinhProvince.
Objects of worship: Mr. Nguyen Kim Lau - the founder of silver carving in the 15th century.
Characteristics: Procession of the founder, boat racing, ca tru, cheo singing.
Time: 13th to the 15th day of the ninth lunar month.
Place: Duy Nhat Commune, Vu Thu District, ThaiBinhProvince.
Objects of worship: Buddha, Buddhist monk Khong Lo.
Characteristics:Two big festivals in a year (Spring festival and Autumn festival). Big procession describing the legendary story of Monk Khong Lo; trai rowing races, rowing on - land dance.
Location: Bach Thuan is located in Vu Thu District, approximately 20km from ThaiBinhCity.
Characteristics: Flowers and fruits are specialties of this village where gardening has become an art.