Tuy Phước District

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Tuy Phước District

Huyện Tuy Phước
Country Vietnam
RegionSouth Central Coast
ProvinceBình Định
CapitalTuy Phước
Area
 • Total217 km2 (84 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total226,300
 • Density830/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)

Tuy Phước is a rural district (huyện) of Bình Định Province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. The district capital lies at Tuy Phước.[2] The district has 13 administrative units including the towns Diêu Trì, Tuy Phước and the communes Phước Thắng, Phước Hưng, Phước Hoà, Phước Quang, Phước Sơn, Phước Hiệp, Phước Lộc, Phước Thuận, Phước Nghĩa, Phước An and Phước Thành.

Economy[edit]

Long Mỹ Industrial Zone (Khu Công Nghiệp Long Mỹ) and smaller industrial concentrations (cụm công nghiệp) are in the district. The former is a major centre of wood processing and furniture manufacturing, second only to Phu Tai Industrial Zone. Phước An Industrial Concentration (Cụm Công Nghiệp Phước An) is located in Phước An Commune to the west of Diêu Trì. By September 2010, 11 companies had invested there and employed around 3,000 workers in the wood products, granite processing, incense powder, and plastic industries.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bình Định Statistics Office (2010): Bình Định Statistical Yearbook 2009. Statistical Publishing House, Hanoi
  2. ^ "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.
  3. ^ Năng động Phước An. Báo Bình Định. 25 September 2010

Coordinates: 13°49′59″N 109°10′01″E / 13.833°N 109.167°E / 13.833; 109.167