Long Phuoc commune, southwest of
Long Thanh district, has a natural area of 3,744 hectares, accounting for 8.68
percent of the district's natural area.
Long Phuoc commune borders
- the communes of Phuoc Thai, Bau
Can and Tan Hiep in the east;
- Nhon Trach district in the
- Nhon Trach district and Phuoc
Thai commune in the south;
- the communes of Long An and
Binh Son in the north;
Long Phuoc is divided into 8
hamlets including Phuoc Hoa hamlet, Hamlet 5, Tap Phuoc hamlet, Go-Ba Ky hamlet,
and Dat Moi hamlet.
3. GEOLOGY AND
+ Basalt rock: Located in the
edge of Long Khanh - Thong Nhat basalt sheet at the age of Quaternary; a type of
weathered porous basalt, which has black tint;
+ Ancient alluvium: at the
Quaternary geological age, the alluvial sediment of Dong Nai River, with light
+ New alluvium: belonging to
Holocene sediments of Dong Nai River;
- Topography: In general, the
commune has a unique terrain type divided into two distinct parts: one formed on
the old alluvial ground and another new alluvial soil.
4. CLIMATE AND
+ Long Phuoc commune has a
monsoon sub-equatorial climate with steadily high heat during the year, high
rainfall and seasonal differentiation.
+ Air temperatures are high and
relatively constant, with annual average temperatures of 25 – 26 0C.
+ Average annual humidity is
Total sunshine hours: 2,200-2,700
hours a year. The dry season accounts for 55-56 percent of the total number of
sunshine hours. Solar radiation reaches 110-160 Kcal per cm2 per year.
+ The average annual rainfall is
1,900 mm. Due to heavy rainfall but not evenly distributed in months, there are
two separate seasons.
+ Every year, there are two main
wind seasons: dry season with northeast monsoon, rainy season with southwest
monsoon. The average speed is from 2.1-2.4 m/s, and the maximum is 25.0 m/s.
The average amount of evaporated
water is 1,100-1,300 mm. Evaporation in the dry season is 2-3 times higher than
the rainy season.
There is one stream, Suoi Ca,
flowing through the commune and many small streams grow into a tributary.
According to the 8th Federation
of Geology - Thuy Van, groundwater in the area of Long Thanh - Nhon Trach is of
good quality, with less iron, where water is mainly exploited.