Thới Bình District
|Thới Bình District
Huyện Thới Bình
Districts of Cà Mau Province
|• Total||244 sq mi (631 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC + 7 (UTC+7)|
Thới Bình is a rural district of Cà Mau Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 138,763. The district covers an area of 631 km². The district capital lies at Thới Bình. Thới Bình borders U Minh District to the west, Kiên Giang Province to the north, Bạc Liêu Province to the east and northeast, and Cà Mau to the south.
As a district under in the Cà Mau Peninsula and Mekong Delta, Thới Bình is typical of the area, with low lying and salty floodplains. Part of the district lies in the U Minh forest. The main economic activity in the district is aquaculture, particularly prawn and blue crab farming. Trem River, a tributary of the Ông Đốc River is the only waterway flowing through this district.
The district is divided into communes:
- "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.
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