Đầm Dơi District

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Dam Doi District
Huyện Đầm Dơi
Rural district
Districts of Cà Mau Province
Districts of Cà Mau Province
Country  Vietnam
Province Cà Mau
Capital Đầm Dơi
Area
 • Total 307 sq mi (796 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 180,918
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Đầm Dơi is a rural district of Cà Mau Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003, the district had a population of 180,918.[1] The district covers an area of 796 km². The district capital lies at Đầm Dơi.[1]

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into the following communes:

  • Thị trấn Đầm Dơi
  • Thanh Tùng
  • Quách Phẩm
  • Quách Phẩm Bắc
 
  • Trần Phán
  • Tân Duyệt
  • Tạ An Khương
  • Tạ An Khương Đông
 
  • Tạ An Khương Nam
  • Tân Đức
  • Tân Tiến
  • Nguyễn Huân
 
  • Tân Thuận
  • Ngọc Khánh
  • Tân Trung
  • Tân Dân
 

Cà Mau Bird Sanctuary[edit]

Đầm Dơi is famous for the Cà Mau Bird Sanctuary, which is 45 km southeast of Cà Mau City. The sanctuary is the home to many types of storks. The birds in the preserve tend to make nests in the top of very high trees and search for food in the early mornings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009. 

Coordinates: 8°59′35″N 105°11′38″E / 8.99306°N 105.19389°E / 8.99306; 105.19389