Tiên Du District

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Tiên Du District
Huyện Tiên Du
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Red River Delta
Province Bắc Ninh
Capital Lim
Area
 • Total 42 sq mi (108 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 131,118
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Tiên Du is a rural district of Bắc Ninh Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003, the district had a population of 131,118.[1] The district covers an area of 108 km². The district capital lies at Lim.[1]

Among local spirits traditionally worshipped is Thai Giam, a eunuch spirit.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009. 
  2. ^ Opusculum de Sectis Apud Sinenses Et Tunkinenses -Adriano (di St. Thecla) - 2002 p148 "According to Professor Tran Quoc Vtfcrng, this spirit is worshipped in Tiên Du district of Bac Ninh province. There are several spirits of the eunuchs famous for their service to different dynasties,

Coordinates: 21°06′30″N 106°01′30″E / 21.10833°N 106.02500°E / 21.10833; 106.02500