Châu Thành District, Bến Tre

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Châu Thành District
Huyện Châu Thành
Rural district
Location in Bến Tre Province
Location in Bến Tre Province
Country  Vietnam
Province Bến Tre
Capital Chau Thanh
Area
 • Total 88 sq mi (229 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 167,472
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Châu Thành is a rural district of Bến Tre Province in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 167,472.[1] The district covers an area of 229 km². The district capital lies at Châu Thành.[1]

The district lies to the north of Bến Tre Province, the Tiên River, the towns of Bến Tre and Mỹ Tho and the districts of Châu Thành and Cai Lậy in Tiền Giang Province. To the south is the Hàm Luông River and the Chợ Lách and Mỏ Cày districts.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided into one township Châu Thành (capital) and communes:

  1. Tân Phú
  2. Tiên Long
  3. Qưới Thành
  4. Tiên Thủy
  5. Phú Đức
  6. Phú Túc
  7. Thành Triệu
  8. Tường Đa
  9. An Hiệp
  10. Sơn Hòa
  11. Tam Phước
  12. An Khánh
  13. Tân Thạch
  14. Phú An Hòa
  15. Qưới Sơn
  16. An Phước
  17. Giao Long
  18. Giao Hòa
  19. An Hóa
  20. Phước Thạnh
  21. Hữu Đinh

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 10°22′N 106°21′E / 10.367°N 106.350°E / 10.367; 106.350