Gia Bình District
||This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the Vietnamese Wikipedia. (March 2009)|
|Gia Binh District
Huyện Gia Bình
|Region||Red River Delta|
|• Total||42 sq mi (108 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC + 7 (UTC+7)|
The district was originally called Gia Định (Hán: 嘉定) district, but since this caused it to be confused with Thành Gia Định, the name of Saigon at the time, Nguyen dynasty officials changed the name to Gia Binh district in 1820.
As of 2003 the district had a population of 102,753. The district covers an area of 108 km². The district capital lies at Gia Binh. The district has an area of 107,9 km2 and a population of 103,100 (2006). Gia Bình is administratively divided into 15 subdivisions: one towship (thị trấn) and 14 communes (xã) including Quang Ái village, Hưng Triệu village,
Gia Bình is well known for some products with the famous Dai Bai Bronze and Xuan Lai Bamboo etc. As of this writing, Gia Bình is the richest district of Bắc Ninh Province.
- Choi Byung Wook Southern Vietnam Under the Reign of Minh Mạng (1820-1841) 0877271380 2004 p20 "Because the name of the Gia Dinh district caused it to be confused with Gia Dinh Thanh, in 1820 the central govemment changed the name of the Gia Dinh district to the Gia Binh district. See Phan Thiic Truc, Quoc Su Di Bien (A transmitted ..."
- "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.
- Monica Janowski, Fiona Kerlogue Kinship And Food in South East Asia - 2007 p244 "For example, in Quang Ái village (Gia Bình district, Bác Ninh province) all villagers had the family name Dinh; in thirty other villages, all residents belonged to the same patrilineal clan Nguyên (Gourou  1965: 125, 127)."
- Văn Đào Hoàng Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang: A Contemporary History 2008 p160 Đào Nguyên Huân was born in Hưng Triệu village, Gia Bình district, Bắc Ninh