Krông Buk District

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Krông Buk
Buon Ho
District
Country  Vietnam
Region Central Highlands
Province Đắk Lắk Province
Capital Buôn Hồ
Area
 • Total 138.5 sq mi (358.7 km2)
Population (2008 December)
 • Total 55,733
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Krông Buk (or Krông Búk), formerly Buon Ho) is a district (huyện) of Đắk Lắk Province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam. It was established as a district of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in 1976 during the reunification of Vietnam.

As of December 2008, the district had a population of 55,733.[1] The district covers an area of 358.7 km².[1]

History[edit]

On 30 August 1977, Ea Súp District was separated from Krông Buk District and established as its own district. On 3 April 1980, Ea H'leo District was separated from Krông Buk District and established as its own district. On 9 November 1987, Krông Năng District was separated from Krông Buk District and established as its own district. The municipality of Buon Ho was separated from Krông Buk District on 23 December 2008, and established as an independent entity under Dak Lak Province.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Laws of Viet Nam: "Government Decree No. 07/NĐ-CP". Government of Vietnam. Retrieved May 1, 2009. [dead link]; alternative link "07/NĐ-CP" in Vietnamese

Coordinates: 12°49′59″N 108°04′59″E / 12.833°N 108.083°E / 12.833; 108.083