Bảo Thắng District

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Bảo Thắng District
Huyện Bảo Thắng
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Northeast
Province Lào Cai
Capital Phố Lu
Area
 • Total 260 sq mi (674 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 107,174
Time zone Indochina Standard Time (UTC+07:00)

Bảo Thắng is a rural district (huyện) of Lào Cai Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam.

As of 2003, the district had a population of 107,174.[1] The district covers an area of 674 km². The district capital lies at Phố Lu.[1]

History[edit]

The administrative unit of Bảo Thắng was first established in 1059 by the Lý dynasty.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Phố Lu, Phong Hải, Tằng Loỏng, Phú Nhuận, Phố Lu, Sơn Hà, Trì Quang, Xuân Quang, Phong Niên, Xuân Giao, Gia Phú, Sơn Hải, Thái Niên, Bản Cầm, Bản Phiệt.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Archived from the original on 31 March 2009. Retrieved March 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ James Anderson The Rebel Den of Nùng Trí Cao: Loyalty and Identity Along ... 2007 - Page 129 "In 1059, the Ly court made an additional effort to take direct control of its frontier and the local manpower. The court divided the northern frontier in the Left and Right rivers region into the new administrative units Ngu Long, Vu Thang, Long Duc, Than Dien, Bong Thanh, Bảo Thắng (Bảo Thắng county, in modern-day Lào Cai province), Hung Lugc, and Van Tiep.35 To each of these units the court assigned ..."

Coordinates: 22°22′56″N 104°10′38″E / 22.38222°N 104.17722°E / 22.38222; 104.17722