Tuy Phước District

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Tuy Phước District
Huyện Tuy Phước
District
Country  Vietnam
Region South Central Coast
Province Bình Định
Capital Tuy Phước
Area
 • Total 217 km2 (84 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 180,200
 • Density 830/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Tuy Phước is a rural district (huyện) of Bình Định Province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. The district capital lies at Tuy Phước.[2] The district has 13 administrative units including the towns Diêu Trì, Tuy Phước and the communes Phước Thắng, Phước Hưng, Phước Hoà, Phước Quang, Phước Sơn, Phước Hiệp, Phước Lộc, Phước Thuận, Phước Nghĩa, Phước An và Phước Thành..

Economy[edit]

Long Mỹ Industrial Zone (Khu Công Nghiệp Long Mỹ) and smaller industrial concentrations (cụm công nghiệp) are in the district. The former is a major centre of wood processing and furniture manufacturing, second only to Phu Tai Industrial Zone. Phước An Industrial Concentration (Cụm Công Nghiệp Phước An) is located in Phước An Commune to the west of Diêu Trì. By September 2010, 11 companies had invested there and employed around 3000 workers in the wood products, granite processing, incense powder, and plastic industries.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bình Định Statistics Office (2010): Bình Định Statistical Yearbook 2009. Statistical Publishing House, Hanoi
  2. ^ "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009. 
  3. ^ Năng động Phước An. Báo Bình Định. 25 September 2010

Coordinates: 13°49′59″N 109°10′01″E / 13.833°N 109.167°E / 13.833; 109.167