Tam Nông district, Đồng Tháp province

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 Tràm Chim.[1]

Tam Nông district
Huyện Tam Nông
Country Vietnam
RegionMekong Delta
ProvinceĐồng Tháp
CapitalTràm Chim
Area
 • Total177 sq mi (459 km2)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total219,926
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indochina Time)

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.

DivisionsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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