Chí Linh District

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Chí Linh District
Huyện Chí Linh
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Red River Delta
Province Hải Dương
Capital Sao Đỏ
Area
 • Total 108 sq mi (281 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 149,555
Time zone Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)

Chí Linh is a rural district of Hải Dương Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. Chí Linh is known as a very beautiful country with six rivers converging, with hills, mountains, forests... The capital of the district is Sao Đỏ (Red Star).

There are a lot of beautiful temples and pagodas in Chi Linh. Many of them concerning with Vietnam's National Heroes: Trần Hưng Đạo, Nguyễn Trãi, Chu Văn An. Côn Sơn and Kiếp Bạc pagodas are famous all over Vietnam.

One of the best golf courses in North Vietnam, Star Golf, was opened in Sao Đỏ in 2003.

Pha Lai, the biggest thermal power plant in North Vietnam is located in this district.

As of 2003 the district had a population of 149,555.[1] The district covers an area of 281 km². The district capital lies at Sao Đỏ.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009. 

Coordinates: 21°07′59″N 106°22′59″E / 21.133°N 106.383°E / 21.133; 106.383