Thốt Nốt District

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Thốt Nốt District
Huyện Thốt Nốt
Urban district
Location in Cần Thơ province.
Location in Cần Thơ province.
Country  Vietnam
Province Cần Thơ
Capital Thốt Nốt
Area
 • Total 66 sq mi (171 km2)
Population (2007)
 • Total 196,610
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Thốt Nốt is the main urban district of the city of Cần Thơ in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. To the south and west it borders Vĩnh Thạnh District and An Giang Province, and to the north with Đồng Tháp Province. As of 2003 the district had a population of 192,327.[1] By 2007 this had risen to 196,610. The district covers an area of 171 km². The district capital lies at Thốt Nốt.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided into 9 wards:

Thuận, Thuận An, Thốt Nốt, Thạnh Hòa, Trung Nhứt, Trung Kiên, Thuận Hưng, Tân Hưng và Tân Lộc.

Economy[edit]

Currently an industrial zone is being built in Thốt Nốt with a total area of construction, 22.5 hectares. This area is oriented as a third industrial city of Cần Thơ, the Tra Noc Industrial Zone, and Hung Phu.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 10°10′01″N 105°25′01″E / 10.167°N 105.417°E / 10.167; 105.417