Thuận An

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This article is about the town in Bình Dương Province. For commune with same name in Bình Minh, Vĩnh Long, see Thuận An, Bình Minh. For town with same name in Phú Vang District, see Thuận An, Phú Vang.
Thuận An
Thị xã Thuận An
Town
Street scene in Thuận An
Street scene in Thuận An
Country  Vietnam
Region Southeast
Province Bình Dương
Area
 • Total 45 sq mi (116 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 143,688
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Thuận An town of Bình Dương Province in the Southeast region of Vietnam. As of 2003, the town had a population of 143,688.[1] The town covers an area of 116 km². The center of this town - Lái Thiêu - is famous for its ceramic and fruits.[2][3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Thuận An has 9 wards (Lái Thiêu, An Thạnh, Vĩnh Phú, Bình Hòa, Bình Chuẩn, Thuận Giao, An Phú, Hưng Định and Bình Nhâm) and one rural commune (An Sơn).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009. 
  2. ^ Khánh Chương Trà̂n Gó̂m Việt Nam - 2001 Page 165 "In the late 1950s, a similar kind of pottery was manufactured at Lái Thiêu but with a graver tone of enamel named ... In terms of ornamental style, Lái Thiêu pottery is not much different from Bien Hôa ceramics but it has its own beauty, grave ..."
  3. ^ Vietnam Fine Arts Museum - Page 104 Bảo tàng mỹ thuật Việt Nam - 2000 "Another sort of Ceramics was produced by Phủ Lãng, Quế Quyển ovens (northern Vietnam), Bảo Vinh (central Vietnam), Lái Thiêu ( southern Vietnam). They might have come into being very early and were rather well developed in this ...

Coordinates: 11°55′58″N 106°41′59″E / 11.93278°N 106.69972°E / 11.93278; 106.69972