Lấp Vò District

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Lấp Vò District
Huyện Lấp Vò
Rural district
Lấp Vò market
Lấp Vò market
Country  Vietnam
Region Mekong Delta
Province Đồng Tháp
Capital Lấp Vò (township)
Area
 • Total 94 sq mi (244 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 180,431
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Lấp Vò is a rural district (huyện) of Đồng Tháp Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 180,431.[1] The district covers an area of 244 km². The district capital is Lấp Vò town. It borders Long Xuyên of An Giang Province at Vàm Cống ferry, one of a few full-size heavy-duty ferry services left in Mekong delta. From the Vàm Cống ferry, travelers can reach Sa Đéc by local bus. This location is known for its unique scenery, and waterways are visible from the bus route.[1]

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into communes:

  • Lấp Vò
  • Mỹ An Hưng A
  • Mỹ An Hưng B
  • Tân Mỹ
  • Tân Khánh Trung
  • Long Hưng A
  • Long Hưng B
  • Vĩnh Thạnh
  • Hội An Đông
  • Bình Thạnh Trung
  • Định Yên
  • Định An
  • Bình Thành
  • Thị trấn

References[edit]

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