Hậu Giang Province
|Hậu Giang Province
Tỉnh Hậu Giang
|Nickname(s): Posterior River|
Location of Hậu Giang within Vietnam
|• People's Council Chair||Huỳnh Minh Chắc|
|• People's Committee Chair||Nguyễn Văn Thắng|
|• Total||1,608 km2 (621 sq mi)|
|• Density||480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|• Ethnicities||Vietnamese, Hoa, Chăm, Khmer|
|Time zone||ICT (UTC+7)|
|Area codes||293 (from 15 Apr 2017)
71 (until 14 May 2017)
|ISO 3166 code||VN-73|
Until 1975, the province of Hậu Giang included the city of Cần Thơ; that city was the capital of the province. In 1975, the province was renamed Cần Thơ Province, with the city of Cần Thơ still the capital. In late 2004, Cần Thơ and some surrounding cities became Cần Thơ Municipality (Thành Phố Cần Thơ). The remainder of Cần Thơ Province became Hậu Giang Province.
Hậu Giang has an industrial zone of 880,000 m² (217 acres). There are roads, National Highway 61 (which leads to National Highway 1 which leads to Cần Thơ Municipality on the Hau River which leads to Ho Chi Minh City), and water connections by canal and river to the Hau River.
Hậu Giang is subdivided into 7 district-level sub-divisions:
- 5 districts:
They are further subdivided into 12 commune-level towns (or townships), 54 communes, and 8 wards.
||Cần Thơ||Vĩnh Long Province|
|Kiên Giang Province|
|Bạc Liêu Province||Sóc Trăng Province|
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