Hưng Yên

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Hưng Yên
Thành phố Hưng Yên
Nickname(s): Phố Hiến
Hưng Yên is located in Vietnam
Hưng Yên
Hưng Yên
Location of in Vietnam
Coordinates: 20°39′N 106°04′E / 20.650°N 106.067°E / 20.650; 106.067
Country  Vietnam
Province Hưng Yên
Government
 • Chairman of People's Committee Đỗ Xuân Tuyên

Hưng Yên (About this sound listen) is a city in Vietnam. It is the provincial capital of Hưng Yên Province and is a third-graded city according to Vietnam's city classification table.

Geography[edit]

Demography[edit]

  • Population: 121,486 people (2008)

Administration[edit]

Hưng Yên City administers 12 administrative divisions:

  • 7 wards (phường): Lê Lợi, Quang Trung, Minh Khai, Hien Nam, Lam Son, Hong Chau, An Tao.
  • 5 communes (xã): Bao Khe, Trung Nghia, Lien Phuong, Hong Nam, Quang Chau.

Tourism[edit]

The city is well known in the world (especially with historians) with Phố Hiến (an ancient port-city located in the area). There are still a lot of ancient Asian temples, pagodas and other religious buildings here.

Nhãn lồng (caged longan - a kind of fruit) is one of Hưng Yên's specialities.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 20°39′N 106°04′E / 20.650°N 106.067°E / 20.650; 106.067