Thới Bình District

Thới Bình District
Huyện Thới Bình
Rural district

Districts of Cà Mau Province
Country  Vietnam
Province Cà Mau
Capital Thới Bình
  Total 244 sq mi (631 km2)
Population (2003)
  Total 138,763
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Thới Bình is a rural district of Cà Mau Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 138,763.[1] The district covers an area of 631 km². The district capital lies at Thới Bình.[1] Thới Bình borders U Minh District to the west, Kiên Giang Province to the north, Bạc Liêu Province to the east and northeast, and Cà Mau to the south.

As a district under in the Cà Mau Peninsula and Mekong Delta, Thới Bình is typical of the area, with low-lying and salty floodplains. Part of the district lies in the U Minh Thượng National Park. The main economic activity in the district is aquaculture, particularly prawn and blue crab farming. Trem River, a tributary of the Ông Đốc River is the only waterway flowing through this district.


The district is divided into communes:

Thới Bình the district seat, Tân Phú, Tân Lộc, Biển Bạch, Biển Bạch Đông, Hồ Thị Kỷ, Trí Phải


  1. 1 2 "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.

Coordinates: 9°25′01″N 105°10′01″E / 9.417°N 105.167°E / 9.417; 105.167

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