Area: 4,029.6 sq. km.
Population: 1,029,800 habitants (2004)
Capital: Tay Ninh Town
Districts: Tan Bien, Tan Chau, Duong Minh Chau, Chau
Thanh, Hoa Thanh, Ben Cau, Go Dau, Trang Bang.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Cham, Hoa.
Located in Eastern of the South, Tay Ninh shares border
with Cambodia on the north with 240km boundary,
Binhduong and Binhphuoc provinces on the east, Ho Chi
Minh City and Longan Province on the south.
On the north, there is Ba Den Mountain, 986m in height.
On the south, terrain is quite flat. The province has
Vam Co Dong and Sai Gon rivers and Dau Tieng Lake.
Climate: The weather is hot, humid around year with
annual average temperature of 27.50C, annual rainfall of
1,724mm. The dry season lasts from December to April and
the rainy season lasts from May to November.
Coming to Tay Ninh, tourists are able to visit Ba Den
Mountain, a famous complex of cultural and historical
sites and beauty spots, and Binh Thanh Cham Tower, a
monument of the Oc-Eo culture. Every year, Ba Den
Mountain Festival attracts many pilgrims come to pray,
sightseeing and enjoy the entertainment.
Tay Ninh is home of Cao Dai religion with Tay Ninh Cao
Dai Temple, a complex of Great Temple, Chanh Mon Gate,
four towers and Mother-of-Buddha Temple. The province
also is base of revolution of South Vietnam during
resistance against the Americans.
Tay Ninh Town is 99km from Ho Chi Minh City, 224km from
Vungtau, 129km from Bien Hoa. There are Moc Bai and Xa
Mat border gates to Cambodia. Moc Bai Market is trade
center of Vietnamese and Cambodian.
Source: Vietnam Nation Administration of Tourism