Tay Ninh Province is a province lying at the border gate of the South-Eastern with the total area of 4,028 square kilometres. It has Tay Ninh Township and 8 districts: Tan Bien, Tan Chau, Duong Minh Chau, Chau Thanh, Hoa Thanh, Ben Cau, Go Dau and Trang Bang. The province has a common frontier line of 240 kilometres with the neighbouring country Cambodia. It also borders on Cambodia, at Kompong Cham Province to the north and two provinces Prey-veng and Sway Rieng to the west and north-western of Cambodia. The east of this province is contiguous to Binh Duong Province and Binh Phuoc Province and its north meets Ho Chi Minh City and Long An. In this area, there are two important national border crossings: Moc Bai and Xa Mat.
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Living in Tay Ninh is 26 ethnic groups; each has its own customs, traditions that contribute to the overall dynamic culture of the province. Tay Ninh is also famous for its being territory of Caodaism, a syncretistic and monotheistic religion. In addition, the Cham and Khmer cultures, which are considered two of the well-developed early civilizations appeared in the southern Vietnam, have left many valuable traditions and historical sites in Tay Ninh. However, the thing that gives Tay Ninh its reputation is the province’s spectacular scenery. For example, the 986m high Ba Den Mountain is a famous site with many myths, a history museum and a renowned temple know as Cao Dai Great Temple or Binh Thanh Cham Tower, a monument of the Oc Eo culture. Every year, Ba Den Mountain Festival (15th – 18th days of the 1st lunar month) attracts many pilgrims come to pray, sightseeing and enjoy the entertainment.