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 Socio-economic overview

 

1. Geographical location:

 

Long Tho commune is located in the east of and 11 km from Nhon Trach district’s center. Long Tho is not very far from the district’s center and it has convenient travel conditions, which doesn’t take much time to go the district’s center.

 

Long Tho is approximately 40 km from Bien Hoa city, which is quite far and makes it difficult for the commune’s people to commute to Bien Hoa city many times a day.

 

Long Tho has a total natural land area of ​​ 2,427 ha and quite a lot of natural land, which will bring great benefits to locals if this land area is made good use of. Long Tho’s administrative boundary is as follows:

 

- Long Tho borders on Hiep Phuoc commune in Nhon Trach district, Dong Nai province to the north, which makes it convenient two communes’ people to travel, trade and have exchanges.

 

- Long Tho borders on Phuoc An commune in Nhon Trach district, Dong Nai province to the south, which makes it convenient two communes’ people to travel, trade and have exchanges.

 

- Long Tho borders on an industrial zone in Nhon Trach district, Dong Nai province to the west, which is a favorable condition for the commune’s people to seek for jobs, settle and consume less time to go to their work and save traveling costs.

 

- Long Tho borders on Long Phuoc commune in Long Thanh district, Dong Nai province to the east, which makes it convenient two communes’ people to travel, trade and have exchanges.

 

2. Administrative units:

 

Long Tho commune is divided into 5 hamlets including hamlets 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, which facilitates the commune’s management and notification of movement and activities quickly and easily.

 

3. Terrain:

 

Long Tho has a long and flat terrain, which is good for the construction of houses, industrial parks, cultural centers, commercial centers, apartment buildings and so on.

 

4. Climate:

 

Long Tho is located in a tropical climate region with rainy and dry seasons. The rainy season starts from May to October and the dry season starts from November to April of the next year.

 

Long Tho has an average temperature of 30 – 32 Celsius degrees, the highest temperature of 38 Celsius degrees, and the lowest temperature of 27 Celsius degrees.

 

5. History and culture:

 

Long Tho commune has a strong patriotic spirit; therefore, its people have been able to gain glorious victories and were conferred the title of “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” by the State, which was recognized in 1996.

 

6. Population:

 

Long Tho has a total population of 7,289 people and 1,697 households.

 

Most of the commune’s ethnic minority groups are the Kinh.

 

Religion: the State with the motto of having a good life and a good religion has created favorable conditions and guaranteed the equal rights of religions. At present, Long Tho has 4 religions: Buddhism, Catholicism, Hoa Hao, and Protestantism.

 

Long Tho commune has a large population and various religions, so its government always pays attention to maintaining a harmony among religions so that its people can have a friendly and close relationship to each other regardless of religions.

 

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