Hòa Thành District

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Hòa Thành District
Huyện Hòa Thành
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Southeast
Province Tây Ninh
Capital Hòa Thành
Area
 • Total 32 sq mi (82 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 146,400
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Hòa Thành is a rural district of Tây Ninh Province in the Southeast region of Vietnam. It is located in the centre of the province. As of 2003, the district had a population of 146,400.[1] The district covers an area of 82 km². The district capital lies at Hòa Thành,[1] which is located on National Route 22B, 8 km southeast of Tây Ninh City.

The district is bordered to the north by Tây Ninh City, to the west by Châu Thành District, to the southeast by Gò Dầu and to the northeast by Dương Minh Châu District.

Communes[edit]

The district seat aside there are several communes in Hòa Thành

  • Hiệp Tân
  • Long Thành Bắc
  • Long Thành Trung
  • Long Thành Nam
  • Trường Đông
  • Trường Hòa
  • Trường Tây

The Long Hoa market in the district is a centre of commerce as the district is located on a highway from Ho Chi Minh City to Tây Ninh, which extends into Cambodia and is the main trade route to Phnom Penh and beyond to Thailand. There is also an ornate Cao Đài temple; this province is the home of this 20th-century religion. The Moon Festival celebrations in the district attract 30,000 people on an annual basis and is well known in the region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009. 

Coordinates: 11°19′59″N 106°07′01″E / 11.333°N 106.117°E / 11.333; 106.117