Phước Long District, Bạc Liêu
|Phước Long District
Huyện Phước Long
Location in Bạc Liêu Province
|• Total||156.3 sq mi (404.8 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC + 7 (UTC+7)|
Phước Long is a rural district of Bạc Liêu Province in the Mekong Delta region at the southern tip Vietnam. The district was once a part of the old Minh Hải Province and was established on 29 December 1978, with 19 communes and 1 town. It was merged with Hồng Dân District on 17 May 1984. On 25 September 2000 the district was separated from Hồng Dân District. As of 2004 the district had a population of 106,000. The district covers 404.8 km². In 2009, bird flu killed 30 ducks in the district.
- "Bird flu recurs in Bac Lieu province". VOV Online. February 18, 2009.
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