Area: 2,696.2 sq.
Population: 1,482.7 thousand habitants (April 2009).
Capital: Thu Dau Mot Town
Districts: Ben Cat, Dau Tieng, Tan Uyen, Phu Giao, Thuan An, Di An.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Tay, Hoa.
Binh Duong is located in the south of Vietnam. It is surrounded by Binh Phuoc to the north, Tay Ninh to the west, Dong Nai to the east, and Ho Chi Minh City to the south.
Binh Duong has bazan that is convenient for rubber and coffee trees; alluvial deposits region with many paddy and fruit gardens.The network of rivers and canals are complete with Dong Nai, Sai Gon, Be rivers...
Climate: There are two seasons: the dry season lasts from November to April next year, the rainy one lasts from May to October. The annual average temperature is 270C.
Thu Dau Mot Town has 300 year old history. It is on Saigon River bench and it belongs to important economic zone in the south: Ho Chi Minh City- Dong Nai- Ba Ria Vung Tau. The province preserve famous traditional handicafts such as pottery, lacquer, sculpure. Binh Duong is located on northen gateway of Saigon and it used to have many long and fierce fightings in anti-American and French resistances. And tourists can visit Lai Thieu Fruit Garden, which is well-known for durian, mangosteen, rambutan, To Nu jack-fruit, then upto Thu Dau Mot Town and Dau Tieng Lake. Beside that, Lady Thien Hau Pagoda, Chau Thoi Mountain Pagoda, Tuong Binh Hiep Lacquerware Painting Village, and Cau Ngang Tourist Area attracts many visitors every year.
Binh Duong has National Highway No. 13 and many provincial roads that link to surround provinces. Thu Dau Mot Town is 30km from Ho Chi Minh City, 1,740km from Hanoi, 129km from Tay Ninh and 40km from Dong Nai.
Area: 2,696.2 sq.