Area: 206 sq. km
Administration (Wards): Mui Ne, Ham Tien, Phu Hai, Phu Thuy, Phu Tai, Phu Trinh, Xuan An, Thanh Hai, Binh Hung, Duc Nghia, Lac Dao, Duc Thang, Hung Long, Phong Nam, Tien Loi, Thien Nghiep, Tien Thanh
Phan Thiet City is located in South Central Coast geography zone extending from 10°42'10'' to 11° north latitude. The city shares borders with the South China Sea in the east and the south, Ham Thuan Nam district (Binh Thuan province) in the west and the south, Ham Thuan Bac district and Bac Binh district (Binh Thuan province) in the north.
Phan Thiet topography is relatively flat having sand dunes, coastal dunes and narrow plains along the rivers. There are three main kinds of terrain including plains along Ca Ty River, sand dunes, and saline soil in Thanh Hai, Phu Thuy, Phu Trinh and Phong Nam
The city is located in arid regions having the tropical climate with a lot of sunlight and winds and less storm.
Temperature: The annual average is 26 - 27°C. In January, February and December, Phan Thiet climate is cooler than other time in one year. The temperature reaches the highest number in April and May, sometimes up to 29°C.
|The average temperature/month||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|
Humidity: The annual relative humidity is 78 - 80.7%.
Sunshine hours: The city has the sunshine hours of 2,500 -3,000 hours each year.
Rainfall: The annual rainfall ranges from 890.6 mm to over 1,335m.
|Average humidity (%)||81||79.5||79.2||81||81||80||79||80||79|
|Total sunshine hours(hrs)||2540||2871.7||2651||2569||2556||2562||2903||2734||3048|
|Average rainfall (mm)||1418.8||841.4||1176.7||1768||1545||1095||1116||1134||930|
Some main rivers flowing through Phan Thiet are Ca Ty River (7.2 km), Cat River or Cat Stream (3.3 km), Cai River (1.1 km) and Cau Ke River (5.4 km). Ca Ty River flows across the center of the city which divided the city into two sides. In the south of Ca Ty River, there are trading centers, for example, Phan Thiet Market. The north side of the river include new administrative and military center of Phan Thiet being built in Phu Thuy and Xuan An Ward.