Ba Ria City is a long-standing name. (In 1876, it was named for province), it is familiar with south - eastern region.

Ba Ria City is located in the center of province, has northern border with Chau Duc district and a part of Tan Thanh district, southern border with Vung Tau city, eastern border with Long Dat district, and western border with Tan Thanh district. Area: 91.5km2, population in 2010: approximately 122424 habitants, population density in 2010: 1,338 habitants/km2; it has 9 administration units, including 2 communes and 7 wards.