Thới Bình District

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Thới Bình District

Huyện Thới Bình
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Districts of Cà Mau Province
CountryFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
Province Cà Mau
CapitalThới Bình
Area
  Total244 sq mi (631 km2)
Population
 (2018)
  Total153,160
Time zone UTC+7 (Indochina Time)

Thới Bình is a rural district of Cà Mau Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 138,763. [1] The district covers an area of 631 km². The district capital lies at Thới Bình. [1] Thới Bình borders U Minh District to the west, Kiên Giang Province to the north, Bạc Liêu Province to the east and northeast, and Cà Mau to the south.

As a district in the Cà Mau Peninsula and Mekong Delta, Thới Bình is typical of the area, with low-lying and salty floodplains. Part of the district lies in the U Minh Thượng National Park. The main economic activity in the district is aquaculture, particularly prawn and blue crab farming. Trẹm River, a tributary of the Ông Đốc River, is the only waterway flowing through this district.

Divisions

The district is subdivided into 12 commune-level subdivisions, including the township of Thới Bình and the rural communes of Biển Bạch, Biển Bạch Đông, Hồ Thị Kỷ, Tân Bằng, Tân Lộc, Tân Lộc Bắc, Tân Lộc Đông, Tân Phú, Trí Lực and Trí Phải.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.

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