Phúc Yên

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Phúc Yên
Thị xã Phúc Yên
Town
Phúc Yên is located in Vietnam
Phúc Yên
Phúc Yên
Location of Phúc Yên in Vietnam
Coordinates: 21°14′N 105°42′E / 21.233°N 105.700°E / 21.233; 105.700Coordinates: 21°14′N 105°42′E / 21.233°N 105.700°E / 21.233; 105.700
Country  Vietnam
Province Phú Yên
Capital Phúc Yên
Area
 • Total 120 km2 (50 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 83,352

Phúc Yên is a town in Vĩnh Phúc Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam.[1] As of 2003 the district had a population of 83,352.[2] The district covers an area of 120 km². The district capital lies at Phúc Yên.[2] The town is on National Route 2 heading North-West out of Hanoi to the town of Vĩnh Yên.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atlas of the World, Oxford University Press, 2011, p. 226.
  2. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009. 
  3. ^ Tim Doling North East VietNam: mountains and ethnic minorities 2000 Page 52 "Leaving the capital, National Road 2 heads through Phúc Yên to the town of Vĩnh Yên, 53 kilometres north west of Hà Nội."