Châu Thành A District

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Chau Thanh A District
Huyện Châu Thành A
District
Country  Vietnam
Region Mekong Delta
Province Hậu Giang
Population (2004)
 • Total 163,357
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Châu Thành A is a rural district (huyện) of Hậu Giang province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. In the wake of Government Decree 64/2000/ND-CP on November 6, 2000, Châu Thành A district, formerly of Cần Thơ, was reestablished by removing 22.139 km2 of land and 163,357 people from Châu Thành. At the time, Châu Thành A had eight administrative units, being Tân Thuận, Thạnh Xuân, Tân Hoà, Trường Long, Nhơn Ái, Nhơn Nghĩa, Trường Long Tây and Tân Phú Thạnh.

By Government Decree No. 05/2004/ND-CP dated January 2, 2004, Châu Thành A district acquired 5.31 km2 and 6339 people from neighbouring Tân Phú Thạnh district to form the newly created Cai Rang, Nhơn Ái, Nhơn Nghĩa and Trường Long communes.

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into communes:

Tân Thuận, Thạnh Xuân, Tân Hoà, Trường Long, Nhơn Ái, Nhơn Nghĩa, Trường Long Tây and Tân Phú Thạnh.

Coordinates: 9°55′50″N 105°38′31″E / 9.93056°N 105.64194°E / 9.93056; 105.64194