Thuận An

Thuận An is a city of Bình Dương Province in the Southeast region of Vietnam. As of January 1, 2014 the city had a population of 438,922.[1] The town covers an area of 83.7 km². The center of this town - Lái Thiêu - is famous for its ceramic and fruits.[2][3]

Thuận An
Thành phố Thuận An
Thuận An City
Street scene in Thuận An
Street scene in Thuận An
Country Vietnam
RegionSoutheast
ProvinceBình Dương
Area
 • Total32.3 sq mi (83.69 km2)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total603,000
 • Density13,583/sq mi (5,244.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indochina Time)
Postcode
725
Websitehttp://thuanan.binhduong.gov.vn

Administrative divisionsEdit

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).

GeographyEdit

Thuận An borders Dĩ An to the east.

Thuận An borders Thủ Dầu Một to the north.

Thuận An borders District 12 to the west.

Thuận An borders Thủ Đức to the south.

ReferencesEdit

  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 Biên Hòa 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: 10°54′18″N 106°41′58″E / 10.90500°N 106.69944°E / 10.90500; 106.69944