Đức Huệ District

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Đức Huệ District
Huyện Đức Huệ
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Mekong Delta
Province Long An
Capital Đông Thành
Area
 • Total 165 sq mi (428 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 61,620
Time zone Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)

Đức Huệ is a rural district of Long An Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. It has a western border with Cambodia; a southwest border with Thạnh Hóa District; an eastern border with Đức Hòa District; and a south and southeast border with Thủ Thừa District and Bến Lức District.

Đức Huệ District was established under Decree No. 48-NV of the Republic of Vietnam on March 3, 1959.

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into 10 communes:

Mỹ Thạnh Đông, Mỹ Quý Đông, Mỹ Quý Tây, Mỹ Thạnh Tây, Bình Thành, Mỹ Thạnh Bắc, Bình Hoà Bắc, Bình Hoà Nam, Bình Hoà Hưng, Mỹ Bình.

As of 2003 the district had a population of 61,620.[1] The district covers an area of 428 km². The district capital lies at Đông Thành.[1]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 10°54′N 106°12′E / 10.900°N 106.200°E / 10.900; 106.200