Mỏ Cày District

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Mỏ Cày District
Huyện Mỏ Cày
District
Location in Bến Tre Province
Location in Bến Tre Province
Country  Vietnam
Province Bến Tre
Capital Mỏ Cày
Area
 • Total 140 sq mi (370 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 274,265
Time zone Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)

Mỏ Cày is a former rural district (huyện) of Bến Tre Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 274,265.[1] The district covers an area of 370 km². The district capital lies at Mỏ Cày.[1] It is famous for its coconut candy.

In late March 2009, Mo Cay was split in into Mỏ Cày Bắc District (North Mỏ Cày) and Mỏ Cày Nam District (SouthMỏ Cày).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009. 
  2. ^ (Vietnamese) Government Decree No. 08/CP by Government of Vietnam.

Coordinates: 10°04′59″N 106°19′59″E / 10.083°N 106.333°E / 10.083; 106.333