Thị xã Tây Ninh
Tây Ninh ( listen) is a town in southwestern Vietnam. It is the capital of Tây Ninh Province, which encompasses the town and much of the surrounding farmland. Tây Ninh is approximately 90 km to the northwest of Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam's largest city. As of 2003, the district had a population of 126,370.
The district covers 137 km². The city is most famous for being the home of the Cao Đài religion, an indigenous Vietnamese faith that includes the teachings of the major world religions. The Cao Đài religion's Holy See, built between 1933 and 1955, is located around 5 km to the east of Tây Ninh's town centre.
Administrative division: Tây Ninh town comprises 5 wards and 5 communes.
The ward is divided into quarters and the commune into hamlets.
It is also further divided into 54 subdivisions with 28 hamlets (Vietnamese: ấp) and 26 quarters / neighborhoods (Vietnamese: khu phố).
|This article about a location in Tây Ninh Province, Vietnam is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|