Thuận Châu District

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Thuận Châu District
Huyện Thuận Châu
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Northwest
Province Sơn La
Capital Thuận Châu
 • Total 593 sq mi (1,535 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 133,802
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Thuận Châu is a rural district of Sơn La Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. As of 2003, the district had a population of 133,802.[1] The district covers an area of 1535 km². The district capital lies at Thuận Châu.[1]

The Dry Laha (Phlao) and Kháng languages are spoken in Thuận Châu District.


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

Coordinates: 21°30′00″N 103°40′01″E / 21.500°N 103.667°E / 21.500; 103.667