La Gi

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La Gi

Thị xã La Gi
La Gi Town
Official seal of La Gi
Seal
Country Vietnam
RegionSouth Central Coast
ProvinceBình Thuận
Area
 • Total182.82 km2 (70.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total112,558
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)

La Gi (pronounced:/la-zi/) is a District-level town (thị xã) of Bình Thuận Province, Vietnam. Under Republic of Vietnam period, La Gi was the provincial capital of Bình Tuy Province (present-day western Bình Thuận Province). After the Vietnam War, it became the capital of Hàm Tân District. It was established in 2005 with split Hàm Tân District into La Gi town and Hàm Tân District.

La Gi is borders with new Hàm Tân District in north and west, Hàm Thuận Nam District in east and South China Sea in south. It is subdivided into 5 wards: Tân An, Phước Hội, Phước Lộc, Tân Thiện, Bình Tân and 4 communes: Tân Phước, Tân Tiến, Tân Hải, Tân Bình.

It is on the coastal road from Bình Châu, via Lộc An beach to Phước Hải, Đất Đỏ.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vietnam Iain Stewart "A beautiful road winds along the coast between Bình Châu and Long Hải, passing the upandcoming beaches of Ho Coc, Ho Tram and Lộc An, crossing through the towns of La Gi and Phuoc Hai, and eventually connecting Mui Ne"

Coordinates: 10°39′35.75″N 107°46′19.42″E / 10.6599306°N 107.7720611°E / 10.6599306; 107.7720611