Thới Lai District
Huyện Thới Lai
|• Total||98.71 sq mi (255.66 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (UTC + 7)|
Thới Lai is a new rural district (huyện) of Cần Thơ City in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2009 the district had a population of 120,964. km². The district capital lies at Thới Lai. The district was formed in 2009 from the southern portion of Cờ Đỏ District.The district covers an area of 255.66
Cần Thơ is the fourth largest city in Vietnam, and the largest city in the Mekong Delta.
The Mekong Delta, also known as the Western Region or the South-western region is the region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea through a network of distributaries. The Mekong delta region encompasses a large portion of southwestern Vietnam of over 40,500 square kilometres (15,600 sq mi). The size of the area covered by water depends on the season. Before 1975, Mekong Delta is part of Republic of Vietnam. Mekong Delta is home of the IV Corps region during Vietnam War. IV Corps is the only corps in South Vietnam that VC didn't attack significantly until the last President Duong Van Minh surrendered to North Vietnam.
Thới Lai is a township and capital of Thới Lai District, Cần Thơ, Vietnam. The town covers an area of 9.47 km².
Đông giáp huyện Phong Điền, quận Ô Môn; Tây giáp huyện Cờ Đỏ, thành phố Cần Thơ và tỉnh Kiên Giang; Nam giáp huyện Phong Điền, thành phố Cần Thơ và tỉnh Hậu Giang, tỉnh Kiên Giang; Bắc giáp huyện Cờ Đỏ, quận Ô Môn. The district borders Phong Điền District and Ô Môn District to the east, Cờ Đỏ District and Kiên Giang Province to the west, Phong Điền District and Hậu Giang Province to the south and Cờ Đỏ District and Ô Môn District to the north.
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Cờ Đỏ is a rural district of Cần Thơ in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 158,467. The district covers an area of 403 km². The district capital lies at Thới Lai.
The district is divided into one commune-level town Thới Lai and 13 communes: Thới Thạnh, Tân Thạnh, Định Môn, Trường Thành, Trường Xuân, Trường Xuân A, Trường Xuân B, Trường Thắng, Xuân Thắng, Thới Tân, Đông Bình, Đông Thuận.
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