Loc is 5 km from Long Khanh town to the northeast. It has a total natural area
of 2,183.16 ha, accounting for 11% of the land area of Long Khanh town.
Binh Loc borders on Bao Vinh and Bao Quang communes in Long Khanh town to the
east and borders on Xuan Bac commune in Xuan Loc district.
Binh Loc borders on Xuan Thien commune in Thong Nhat district to the west.
Binh Loc borders on Suoi Tre and Bao Vinh in Long Khanh town to the south.
Binh Loc borders on Xuan Thien commune in Thong Nhat district and Suoi Nho
commune in Dinh Quan district to the north.
Loc has 5 hamlets: hamlet 1, hamlet 2, hamlet 3, hamlet 4 and Cay Da hamlet. It
has a political system including the Party Committee, People's Council, People's
Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee, committees, sectors, and unions
and 11 Party cells: Party cell 1; Party cell 2; Party cell 3; Party cell 4; Cay
Da Party cell; Agency Party cell; Military Party cell; Public Security Party
cell; Le A junior high school Party cell; and Nguyen Huu Canh primary school
Loc has midland terrain, a red basalt soil in high land areas, and black gravel
soil in lowland areas, and field soil in streamside areas.
Binh Loc has an average slope of approximately 50 to 80
Binh Loc has a relative slope of approximately 80 to 150.
Binh Loc ha a maximum slope of approximately 150 to 200.
Binh Loc is in a tropical monsoon climate, and it has 2 rainy and sunny seasons.
Binh Loc’s rainy season is from May to October and its sunny season is from
November to April.
Binh Loc’s average temperature is from 22 to 32 Celsius degrees; and it has the
highest temperature of 36 to 38 Celsius degrees and the lowest temperature of
around 16 Celsius degrees.
Binh Loc’s rain fall: 120 ml.
Binh Loc’s humidity: 53%
HISTORY AND CULTURE
Loc is the land of Xuan Loc - Long Khanh, where people settled at the earliest
time dating back the period when Binh Loc temple was built in 1817, which has
been proven according to the Dai Nam Nhat Thong Chi by Quoc Su Giam.
Through the historical stages of separation and merger, on August 21, 2003 the
government issued Decree no. 97/2003/ND-CP on the establishment of Long Khanh
town and Binh Loc becomes one of the 9 communes and 6 wards in Long Khanh town.
Loc was a base of the revolutionary activities during the resistance war against
the French colonialist in the period of 1945-1954 and the resistance war against
the US imperialist in 1954-1975 period. Now, Binh Loc has a stele house where
the names of 83 heroic martyrs who sacrificed their lives during the struggle to
fight and protect the fatherland of the land of Binh Loc of the traditional
heroes were carved.
October 26, 1973, the guerrilla group of Binh Loc commune was honored to receive
the noble title: the People’s Armed Forces Unit. Binh Loc guerrilla group was
awarded the title: the Hero of the People’s Armed Forces on October 26, 1973 and
many other achievements of the State:
second class medals
third class medals
resistance war medals of the first, second, and third classes for the
achievement in the resistance war against the US in the period of 1954-1975.
first class medals
second class medals
certificates of merit
title of the Hero of the People's Armed Forces
commendation flag of the guerrilla warfare movements in 1975.
Phan Van Coi flag
badges of the Hero of Killing the US troops
Binh Loc has 16 Vietnamese heroic mothers, 1 hero of the People’s Armed, 43
wounded soldiers and 256 government policy beneficiary families, and those with
meritorious services to the revolution.
2012, Binh Loc was honored to receive the title of “People and People's Armed
Forces in Binh Loc Commune, and Heroric Unit of People's Armed Forces”.
Binh Loc has a total population of 8,865 people and 2,302 households.
Ethnic groups: Binh Loc has 389 households with 1,886 people including such
ethnic minority groups like Chinese, Khmer, Nung, Tay, Choro, San Diu, and Ede.
Religion: Binh Loc has 479 households with 2,746 religious followers of
Buddhism, Catholicism, Caodaism, and Protestantism.