Tam Nông District

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Tam Nông District
Huyện Tam Nông
District
Location in Đồng Tháp Province
Location in Đồng Tháp Province
Country  Vietnam
Region Mekong Delta
Province Đồng Tháp
Capital Tram Chim
Area
 • Total 177 sq mi (459 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 96,641
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Tam Nông is a rural district (huyện) of Đồng Tháp Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 96,641.[1] The district covers an area of 459 km². The district capital lies at Tram Chim.[1]

There is a bird sanctuary- Tràm Chim National Park where red-headed crane (scientific name: Grus antigone sharpei) migrates to every spring. The most ideal living environment for this bird is the spikesedge field which is its diet.

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into one urban ward and communes:

  • Tràm Chim
  1. An Hòa
  2. An Long
  3. Phú Ninh
  4. Phú Thành A
  5. Phú Thành B
  6. Phú Thọ
  7. Phú Hiệp
  8. Phú Đức
  9. Phú Cường
  10. Tân Công Sính
  11. Hòa Bình

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.