Chợ Mới district, An Giang province

Chợ Mới is a rural district (huyện) of An Giang province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Chợ Mới is the district with the largest population in An Giang province. As of 2003 the district had a population of 362,492.[1] The district covers 355 km². The district's capital lies at Chợ Mới.[1]

Chợ Mới district
Huyện Chợ Mới
Location in An Giang province
Location in An Giang province
Country Vietnam
ProvinceAn Giang
CapitalChợ Mới
 • Total369,443
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (Indochina Time)

In addition to the district capital Chợ Mới, there is one other urban subdivision, Mỹ Luông Town. The rural communes are: Kiến An, Kiến Thành, Mỹ Hội Đông, Nhơn Mỹ, Long Giang, Long Điền A, Long Điền B, Tân Mỹ, Mỹ Hiệp, Bình Phước Xuân, Long Kiến, An Thạch Trung, Hội An, Hòa Bình and Hoà An. The district is heavily criss-crossed by waterways in the delta, causing the district to consist of small islands. Hòa Hảo, Cao Đài, Protestantism and Roman Catholicism are the main religions.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved 13 March 2009.
  2. ^ Sergei A. Blagov Caodaism: Vietnamese Traditionalism and Its Leap Into Modernity 2001 Page 67 "In 1928 Lẻ Van Trung persuaded Nguyễn Van Ca, a district chief of Chợ Mới, to join the new religion. Good luck charmsr̉ religious pictures and prayer books were sold. Nguyễn Van Ca helped and more than 3,000 Conversions were made, ..."

Coordinates: 10°33′N 105°24′E / 10.550°N 105.400°E / 10.550; 105.400