Mường Tè District

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Mường Tè District
Huyện Mường Tè
Rural district
District location in northern Vietnam
District location in northern Vietnam
Country  Vietnam
Region Northwest
Province Lai Châu
Capital Mường Tè
 • Total 1,420 sq mi (3,679 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 47,406
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Mường Tè is a rural district of Lai Châu Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. As of 2003, the district had a population of 47,406.[1] The district covers an area of 3,679 km². The district capital lies at Mường Tè.[1] Mường is equivalent to Mueang.


The district lies in the western part of Lai Châu Province, to the west of Sìn Hồ District.[2] Nậm Hàng commune in Mường Tè district is the site of the Lai Châu Dam, currently under construction.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009. 
  2. ^ Lai Chau Adminastrative Map (Map). Vietnam Bike Tours. 
  3. ^ The Saigon Times: Hai vấn đề nóng của thủy điện Lai Châu
  4. ^ "Work on Vietnam's third largest hydropower plant begins". Thanh Nien. Intellasia News Services. 2011-01-14. Retrieved 2011-01-22. 

Coordinates: 22°19′59″N 103°34′59″E / 22.333°N 103.583°E / 22.333; 103.583