Khoái Châu District

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Khoái Châu District
Huyện Khoái Châu
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Red River Delta
Province Hưng Yên
Capital Khoái Châu
Area
 • Total 51 sq mi (131 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 187,420
Time zone UTC + 7

Khoái Châu is a rural district of Hưng Yên Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. In Sino-Vietnamese script, used until 1919, the name is given as .

History[edit]

Feudal time[edit]

  • During Hung Kings period, Khoái Châu belonged to Giao Chi borough.
  • During the Ngô Dynasty, Khoái Châu was renamed Dang Chau.
  • During the Đinh Dynasty, Khoái Châu belonged to Dang Dao.
  • During the and Trần dynasties, Khoái Châu was renamed Khoai Lo.

Geography[edit]

Demography[edit]

Administration[edit]

Khoái Châu district is divided into 26 (communes). The capital is Khoái Châu town.

As of 2003 the district had a population of 187,420.[1] The district covers an area of 131 km². The district capital lies at Khoái Châu.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009. 

Coordinates: 20°52′16″N 105°58′59″E / 20.87111°N 105.98306°E / 20.87111; 105.98306