Thuận An

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Thuận An

Thị xã Thuận An
Thuận An Town
Street scene in Thuận An
Street scene in Thuận An
Country Vietnam
RegionSoutheast
ProvinceBình Dương
Area
 • Total32.31 sq mi (83.69 km2)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total520, 140
 • Density13,583/sq mi (5,244.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)

Thuận An is a town of Bình Dương Province in the Southeast region of Vietnam. As of 1 January 2014, the town had a population of 438,922, is the largest population district-level town in Vietnam.[1] The town covers an area of 116 km². The center of this town - Lái Thiêu - is famous for its ceramic and fruits.[2][3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Thuận An has 9 wards (Lái Thiêu, An Thạnh, Vĩnh Phú, Bình Hòa, Bình Chuẩn, Thuận Giao, An Phú, Hưng Định and Bình Nhâm) and one rural commune (An Sơn).

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 11°55′58″N 106°41′59″E / 11.93278°N 106.69972°E / 11.93278; 106.69972