Nam Định Province

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Nam Định
Tỉnh Nam Định
Province
Nickname(s): Southern Stability
Location of Nam Định within Vietnam
Location of Nam Định within Vietnam
Coordinates: 20°15′N 106°15′E / 20.250°N 106.250°E / 20.250; 106.250Coordinates: 20°15′N 106°15′E / 20.250°N 106.250°E / 20.250; 106.250
Country  Vietnam
Region Red River Delta
Capital Nam Định
Government
 • People's Council Chair Phạm Hồng Hà
 • People's Committee Chair Nguyễn Văn Tuấn
Area
 • Total 1,676 km2 (647 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,934,000
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnicities Vietnamese
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Calling code 3503
ISO 3166 code VN-67
Website namdinh.vn

Nam Định (About this sound listen) is a province in the Red River Delta region of northern Vietnam.

History[edit]

Carved wooden doors from the Phổ Minh pagoda, Nam Định province (13th-14th century)
Patterned brown glazed ceramic jar with lotus and chrysanthemum motifs from Nam Định province (13th-14th century)

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province comprises one city (Nam Định) and nine districts:

  1. Giao Thủy
  2. Hải Hậu
  3. Mỹ Lộc
  4. Nam Trực
  5. Nghĩa Hưng
  6. Trực Ninh
  7. Vụ Bản
  8. Xuân Trường
  9. Ý Yên

External links[edit]

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