Lái Thiêu

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Lái Thiêu
Phường Lái Thiêu
Ward
Vietnamese New Year celebration in 2012
Vietnamese New Year celebration in 2012
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Coordinates: 10°54′17.6″N 106°42′0.0″E / 10.904889°N 106.700000°E / 10.904889; 106.700000
Country  Vietnam
Region Southeast
Province Bình Dương
Town Thuận An
Area[1]
 • Total 3.1 sq mi (7.9 km2)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 50,669
 • Density 16,612/sq mi (6,413.8/km2)
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Lái Thiêu is ward of Thuận An town in Bình Dương Province of Southeast region of Vietnam. It is famous for its ceramics and fruits.[2][3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Lái Thiêu consists of 9 neighborhoods:

  • Thieu Hòa Long
  • Long Thới
  • Chợ
  • Nguyễn Trãi
  • Đông Nhì
  • Đông Tư
  • Bình Hòa
  • Bình Đức 1
  • Bình Đức 2

Education[edit]

  • Trường Trung học phổ thông Nguyễn Trãi
  • Trường Trung học cơ sở Nguyễn Văn Tiết
  • Trường Trung học cơ sở Phú Long

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.chinhphu.vn/portal/page/portal/chinhphu/hethongvanban?class_id=509&mode=detail&document_id=98690
  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 ...