Xuan Tho Commune is located 14 km from Xuan Loc
Natural land area:
The area of natural land is 3,77.75 hectares.
north borders Xuan Bac Commune (Dinh Quan District, Dong Nai
+ Its south borders Xuan Phu Commune and
Suoi Cat Commune (Xuan Loc District, Dong Nai Province)
+ Its west borders Bao Vinh Commune (Long
Khanh Town, Dong Nai Province)
+ Its east borders Xuan Truong Commune
(Xuan Loc District, Dong Nai Province)
Xuan Tho Commune consists of 7 hamlets,
including Tho Chanh, Tho Loc, Tho Trung, Tho Tan, Tho Hoa, Tho Binh and Tho
The commune has highland and midland
topography, with average slope of 0 to 30 degrees. The highest point is Chua
Chan Mountain at 874 meters.
The commune is located in the tropical monsoon zone
with two rainy seasons. The rainy season lasts from April and November.
dry season starts in December and lasts until next March. Average temperatures:
26-28 degrees Celsius;
yearly average precipitation: 1,956-2,139 mm; humidity: 75 percent;
highest temperatures: 36 degrees
Celsius; the lowest temperatures: 22 degrees Celsius
HISTORY AND CULTURE
Xuan Tho Commune was known as Bao Chanh Hamlet,
Gia Ray Commune, Long Khanh District, a strategic hamlet of Chua Can Mountain
base area (Gia Ray). In 1977 the People’s Committee of Xuan Tho Commune was
The total population of the commune is amounted to 18,909 people.
number of households is 4,234 families.
There are 11 ethnic groups living in the commune, including Ch’ro people with
274 households, Nung people with 3 households, Chinese people with 42
households, Khmer people with 13 households, Tay people with 11 households, Ede
people with 2 households, Muong people with 2 households and Vietnamese with
There are four main religions, including 4,235 households with 18,909 people.
Catholicism: 951 households with 4,519 people; Buddhism: 1,395 households with
7,323 people; Caodaism: 121 households with 605 people and Protestantism: 79
households with 399 people.