Phú Tân District, Cà Mau

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Phú Tân District
Huyện Phú Tân
Rural district
Districts of Cà Mau Province
Districts of Cà Mau Province
Country  Vietnam
Province Cà Mau
Capital Cái Đôi Vàm
Area
 • Total 164 sq mi (426 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 111,791
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Phú Tân is a rural district of Cà Mau Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 111,791.[1] The district covers an area of 426 km². The district capital lies at Cái Đôi Vàm.[1]

Phu Tan was created the government decree No 138/2003/NĐ-CP on November 17, 2003, after being split off from Cái Nước District. Phu Tan borders Cái Nước District to the east; ocean to the west, Năm Căn District to the south and Trần Văn Thời District to the north. At the time of its creation, it spanned 446 km² and had a population of 109,642.

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into communes:

Cái Đôi Vàm, Phú Mỹ, Phú Tân, Tân Hải, Việt Thắng, Tân Hưng Tây, Nguyễn Việt Khái

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 8°56′28″N 104°51′25″E / 8.94111°N 104.85694°E / 8.94111; 104.85694