Lang Minh commune is
northwest of Xuan Loc district, crossed by Provincial Road 765, creating
favorable conditions for goods circulation and development investment. Lang
Minh commune is 10 km away from Gia Ray Town.
Natural land is 1,704
hectares and the commune takes up 2.32 percent of the district’s natural land.
+ It boders with Suoi Cat
and Xuan Hiep communes, Xuan Loc in the north.
+ It boders with Xuan
Dong and Xuan Tay communes, Cam My in the south.
+ It boders with Xuan Phu
commune, Xuan Loc in the west
+ It boders with Xuan Hiep
and Xuan Tam communes, Xuan Long in the east.
2. Administrative units
Lang Minh commune consists of four hamlets,
including Tay Minh, Dong Minh, Tan Binh I and Tan Binh II.
The commune’s terrain is common to the
Southeastern Region’s. The terrain gradually lowers northward,
including three main types of terrains as follows:
- Flat terrains with under 30 slope:
with the area of 1,040 hectares, making up 60.75 percent of the total natural
land, suitable for agriculture use and infrastructure construction. This type
of land is currently used for one or two-crop rice cultivation or annual crop
- Flat and wavy terrains with 3-80
slope: hospitable area of 586 hectares, accounting for 34.23 percent of the
total natural land. This land is current used for growing annual plants such as
cashew, coffee, fruit and perennial trees.
- Mountainous terrains with over 25 percent slope:
occupying 3.15 percent the total natural land. This type of land is currently
used for growing cashew and production forest. Due to high slope the soil is
less capable of retaining water and susceptible to erosion resort during rainy
Lang Minh is located in the Southeastern Region
with sub-equatorial tropical climate which is characterized by:
+ Average: 300C
+ Highest: 340C
+ Lowest: 25.40C
- Radiation energy:
+ Average: 154 - 158 kcal/cm2/year
+ Sunny: 5.6 - 6 g/day
- High rainfall:
+ Average: 1,956 – 2,139 mm/year
+ Rainy season: between May and Nov.
+ Dry season: between
Dec. and April
- Wind: during the year
there are main wind directions including northeast monsoon prevailing in dry
season and south-west monsoon prevailing in rainy season. Average annual wind
speed is 2.0-2.2 m/s
5. History and culture
The commune was established in 1994, separated
from the commune of Xuan Hiep
Total population: 8,081 people
The number of households: 1,761 families
Lang Minh commune has four religious
institutions and one folk belief institution.
Ethnicity: There are 10 ethnic groups living
together with 442 households and 2,619 people.
Religion: Lang Minh
has a total of 2.272 people who are followers of several religions, including 550
Buddhists, 36 Protestants and six folk believers.