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Binh Phuoc

Area: 6,871.5 sq. km.
Population: 912.7 thousand habitants (2012).
Capital: Dong Xoai Town.
Administrative divisions:

- Towns: Binh Long, Phuoc Long.
- Districts:Dong Phu, Hon Quan, Loc Ninh, Bu Dang, Bu Gia Map, Bu Dop, Chon Thanh.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Xtieng, Nung, Tay, Khmer.

Thac Mo Tourist Area (Binh Phuoc Province)

Geography
Binh Phuoc is on south of Viet Nam. It is surrounded by Cambodia on the north and north-west, Dak Nong and Lam Dong provinces on the east, Dong Nai and Binh Duong provinces on the south and Tay Ninh Provinceon the west. Binh Phuoc has plenty of forests. The bazant land is convenient for industrial trees such as rubber, coffee, cashew nut, and pepper. The main rivers are Saigon, Be, and Dong Nai.

Climate: There are no cold winters. The annual average temperature is 27oC. The rainy season lasts from May to October and the dry season lasts from November to April next year. The annual average rainfall is 2,110mm.

Tourism
Binh Phuoc has many potential landscapes and vestiges. They are Mo Waterfall, Ba Ra Mountain, Waterfall No. 4, Bau Lach grass field. The historic sites are Mien military committee, Loc Hoa and Loc Quang fuel dumps. The first communist party cell of Mekong Delta was born in Phu Rieng commune, Phuoc Long Town. Other famous sites include Soc Xiem and Suoi Lam tourist areas, Bu Gia Map National Park, Bombo Village.

Ethnic groups
The main ethnic groups living in that province are the Kinh, Xtieng, Hoa, Khmer, Tay and Nung. The interesting traditional festivals are Xtieng's praying for rain, New Rice Festival of the M'Nong, leaving the tomb.

Transportation
Transportation is mainly by road. The National Highway No.13 links to Ho Chi Minh City, Chon Thanh, An Loc, Loc Ninh districts then Hoa Lu border gate crossing which to Cambodia. The National Highway No.14 connects Chon Thanh with Dong Xoai Town then Gia Nghia, Buon Ma Thuot.
Dong Xoai Town is 128km from Ho Chi Minh City, 119km from Gia Nghia (Dak Nong), 244km from Buon Ma Thuot.