Giá Rai District

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For the ethnic minority known as Gia Rai in Vietnam, see Jarai people.
Giá Rai Town
Thị xã Giá Rai
Town
Location in Bạc Liêu Province
Location in Bạc Liêu Province
Country  Vietnam
Province Bạc Liêu
Capital Giá Rai
Area
 • Total 136.9381 sq mi (354.6681 km2)
Population (2015)
 • Total 139,748
 • Density 1,020/sq mi (394/km2)
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Giá Rai is a district-level town or simply town (thị xã) of Bạc Liêu Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the town had a population of 125,690.[1] The district covers an area of 348 km². The district capital lies at Giá Rai.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The town is divided into 3 wards: Hộ Phòng,[2] Phường 1 (formerly Gia Rai town), Láng Tròn (formerly Phong Thạnh Đông A commune) and 7 communes of Phong Thạnh, Phong Thạnh Đông, Phong Tân, Tân Phong, Phong Thạnh, Phong Thạnh Tây and Tân Thạnh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009. 
  2. ^ Nghị Nguyễn Catholic Churches in Vietnam, Architecture - history. Nhà thờ công giáo ở Việt Nam, kiến trúc - lịch sử Nhà xuất bản Tổng hợp TP. Hồ Chí Minh, 2004 "The church of Tac Sây, Но Phông village, Giá Rai district. This church belongs to the Franciscan Pilgrimage center, measuring 20m by 8m."

Coordinates: 9°15′00″N 105°25′01″E / 9.250°N 105.417°E / 9.250; 105.417