Giồng Riềng District

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Tan hiep District
Huyện Tan Hiep
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Mekong Delta
Province Kien Giang
Capital Tan hiep
Area
 • Total 245 sq mi (634 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 195,024
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Giồng Riềng is a rural district (huyện) of Kien Giang province in the Mekong River Delta region of Vietnam.

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into communes:

Giồng Riềng, Thạnh Lộc,Thạnh Hưng,Thạnh Hoà, Thạnh Phước, Ngọc Thuận, Ngọc Chúc, Ngọc Thành, Ngọc Hoà, Hoà Lợi, Hoà Hưng, Hoà An, Hoà Thuận, Vĩnh Thạnh, Vĩnh Phú, Bàn Thạch, Long Thạnh, Bàn Tân Định.

As of 2003 the district had a population of 195,024.[1] The district covers an area of 634 km². The district capital lies at Giong Rieng.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009. 

Coordinates: 9°55′01″N 105°25′01″E / 9.917°N 105.417°E / 9.917; 105.417