Sốp Cộp District

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Sốp Cộp District
Huyện Sốp Cộp
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Northwest
Province Sơn La
Capital Sốp Cộp
Area
 • Total 570 sq mi (1,477 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 32,253
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Sốp Cộp is a rural district of Sơn La Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. It was established in December 2003. As of 2003, the district had a population of 32,253.[1] The district covers an area of 1,477 km².[1]

There are eight communes in the district: Sốp Cộp, Mường Lạn, Dồm Cang, Sam Kha, Mường Và, Mường Lèo, Púng Bánh, and Nậm Lạnh. The district capital is at Sốp Cộp, which borders Laos to the east and south, Điện Biên Province to the west, and Sông Mã District to the north. Most of the district is mountainous. The land is relatively fertile and suitable for industrial crops and cattle.

References[edit]

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


Coordinates: 20°56′21″N 103°35′49″E / 20.93917°N 103.59694°E / 20.93917; 103.59694