Tân Thành District

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For the district in Long An Province, see Tân Thạnh District, Long An.
For other uses, see Tan Thanh.
Tân Thành District
Huyện Tân Thành
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region South East
Province Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu
Capital Phú Mỹ
Area
 • Total 131 sq mi (338 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 101,559
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Tân Thành is a rural district of Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province in the southeast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 101,559.[1] The district covers an area of 338 km².

The district seat is Phú Mỹ town. Tân Thành is a highly industrialized district with several industrial parks. Tân Thành is home to deep water ports replacing Saigon Port when the latter has been relocated here. Phú Mỹ Power Plant Complex with total capacity of 4,000 MW contributes nearly 35% of Vietnam's total electricity.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided administratively into 1 township, the capital Phú Mỹ and 9 communes:

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 10°34′50″N 107°05′06″E / 10.58056°N 107.08500°E / 10.58056; 107.08500