Lấp Vò District

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Lấp Vò District
Huyện Lấp Vò
District
Lấp Vò
Location in Đồng Tháp Province
Location in Đồng Tháp Province
Country  Vietnam
Region Mekong Delta
Province Đồng Tháp
Capital Lấp Vò
Area
 • Total 94 sq mi (244 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 180,431
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Lấp Vò is a rural district (huyện) of Đồng Tháp Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 180,431.[1] The district covers an area of 244 km². The district capital lies at Lấp Vò town. It borders Long Xuyên of An Giang Province at Vàm Cống ferry, which is one of a few full-size heavy-duty ferry services left in Mekong delta. From the Vàm Cống ferry, it is accessible to reach Sa Đéc on local bus route 666 with first bus at 5am and last one bound for Sa Đéc at 615pm. Scenery is spectacular with the beautiful waterway along the bus route.[1]

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into communes:

  • Lấp Vò
  • Mỹ An Hưng A
  • Mỹ An Hưng B
  • Tân Mỹ
  • Tân Khánh Trung
  • Long Hưng A
  • Long Hưng B
  • Vĩnh Thạnh
  • Hội An Đông
  • Bình Thạnh Trung
  • Định Yên
  • Định An
  • Bình Thành
  • Thị trấn

References[edit]

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