Nam Sách District

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Nam Sách District
Huyện Nam Sách
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Red River Delta
Province Hải Dương
Capital Nam Sách
Area
 • Total 51 sq mi (133 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 139,184
Time zone Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)

Nam Sách is a rural district of Hải Dương Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of .[1] The district covers an area of 133 km². The district capital lies at Nam Sách.[1]

History[edit]

The area Nam Sách (南策) is the source of many pottery artifacts.[2] In 1592, when what is today Hải Dương Province was under Mạc Dynasty control, Nam Sách along with Kim Thành, Thanh Hà, and Kinh Môn districts were the target of attack by 300 fighting boats of the Lê Dynasty.[3]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ Vietnam Fine Arts Museum Bảo tàng mỹ thuật Việt Nam - 2000 106 "Transcription in QUỐC ngữ ( Vietnamese) Z " Thái Hoà bât niên tượng nhân Nam Sách Châu Bùi Thị hý bút". Rough translation I "ln the eighth year of Thái Hoà reign title (1450), the potter surnamed Bùi at Nam Sách district ( Hái Dương ..."
  3. ^ A Brief Chronology of Vietnam's History Anh Thư Hà, Hồng Đức Trần - 2000 p110 "On November 25, 1592, some 300 fighting boats of the Lê regime attacked Kim Thành, Thanh Hà, Nam Sách and Kinh Môn districts (Hãi Dương province nowadays). The resistance of Mạc troops was broken, and a big portion of the armed ..."
  4. ^ The Vietnam Forum Yale University - 1985 "Il est né en 1284 à Cub La, village du district Nam Sách qui fait partie de la province Hải Dương. Il sera novice en 1304 sous Trân Nhân Tông et prendra le nom religieux de Thiên Lai. Nhân Tông le confie au maître Tinh Giác de la pagode ..."
  5. ^ Van Dao Hoang Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng: A Contemporary History 2008 p216 Phạm Tuấn Tài was born in Phù Cừ village, Phù Cừ canton, Nam Sách district, Hải Dương Province."

Coordinates: 21°00′00″N 106°19′59″E / 21.000°N 106.333°E / 21.000; 106.333