Phong Điền District, Cần Thơ

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Phong Điền District

Huyện Phong Điền
Flag of Phong Điền District
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Official seal of Phong Điền District
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Country Vietnam
ProvinceCần Thơ
Area
 • Total46 sq mi (119 km2)
Population
(2018)
 • Total123,136
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)

Phong Điền is a rural district of Cần Thơ in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003, the district had a population of 102,621.[1] As of 2004, the population had risen to 102,699. The district covers an area of 119 km2 (46 sq mi).[1] Phong Điền was established by Decree No. 05/2004/ND-CP dated January 2, 2004. To the east it borders Ninh Kiều District, Cái Răng District, and to the west it borders Hậu Giang Province, and Bắc Bình Thủy District.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided into one town Phong Điền (753.82 ha, 11,852 people (2007)) with municipal status and 6 communes:

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 9°59′57″N 105°39′35″E / 9.99917°N 105.65972°E / 9.99917; 105.65972