Population: 1,029,800 habitants (2004)
Capital: Tayninh 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, Tayninh 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 Tayninh,
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.
Tayninh is home of Cao Dai religion with Tayninh 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.
Source: Vietnam Administration of Tourism