Tam Nông District

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For the district in Phu Tho province, see Tam Nông District, Phú Thọ.
Tam Nông District
Huyện Tam Nông
District
Location in Đồng Tháp Province
Location in Đồng Tháp Province
Country  Vietnam
Region Mekong Delta
Province Đồng Tháp
Capital Tram Chim
Area
 • Total 177 sq mi (459 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 96,641
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Tam Nông is a rural district (huyện) of Đồng Tháp Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 96,641.[1] The district covers an area of 459 km². The district capital lies at Tram Chim.[1]

There is a bird sanctuary- Tràm Chim National Park where red-headed crane (scientific name: Grus antigone sharpei) migrates to every spring. The most ideal living environment for this bird is the spikesedge field which is its diet.

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into one urban ward and communes:

  • Tràm Chim
  1. An Hòa
  2. An Long
  3. Phú Ninh
  4. Phú Thành A
  5. Phú Thành B
  6. Phú Thọ
  7. Phú Hiệp
  8. Phú Đức
  9. Phú Cường
  10. Tân Công Sính
  11. Hòa Bình

References[edit]

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