Vĩnh Phúc Province

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Vĩnh Phúc Province
Tỉnh Vĩnh Phúc
Province
Nickname(s): Fortune
Location of Vĩnh Phúc within Vietnam
Location of Vĩnh Phúc within Vietnam
Coordinates: 21°18′N 105°36′E / 21.300°N 105.600°E / 21.300; 105.600Coordinates: 21°18′N 105°36′E / 21.300°N 105.600°E / 21.300; 105.600
Country  Vietnam
Region Northeast
Capital Vĩnh Yên
Government
 • People's Council Chair Trịnh Đình Dũng
 • People's Committee Chair Nguyễn Ngọc Phi
Area
 • Total 1,371.4 km2 (529.5 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,154,800
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnicities Vietnamese, Sán Dìu, Sán Chay, Tày
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Calling code 211
ISO 3166 code VN-70
Website vinhphuc.gov.vn

Vĩnh Phúc (About this sound listen) is a province in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam. It is divided into one city (Vĩnh Yên), one town (Phúc Yên), and seven districts:

  1. Bình Xuyên
  2. Lập Thạch
  3. Tam Đảo
  4. Tam Dương
  5. Vĩnh Tường
  6. Yên Lạc

Etymology[edit]

The province's name derives from Sino-Vietnamese

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