Cần Giờ is a coastal suburban district of Hồ Chí Minh City, Southeast region, Vietnam.
The district is located 50 km from downtown Hồ Chí Minh City. As of 2010, this district had an area of 704 km², population of 70,697, comprising Kinh people (80%), Khmer Krom and Cham people. Cần Giờ is home to Cần Giờ Mangrove Forest, a biosphere reserve listed by UNESCO.
Cần Giờ borders Nhà Bè District to the north, Long An and Tiền Giang provinces to the west, Đồng Nai Province to the northeast, Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province to the southeast, and the East Sea to the south.
Cần Giờ district includes the town of Cần Thạnh, and six (6) communes:
- Bình Khánh
- An Thới Đông
- Tam Thôn Hiệp
- Thạnh An
- Lý Nhơn
- Long Hòa
Besides, it comprises 69 cays of various sizes.