Trà Vinh Province

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Trà Vinh Province

Tỉnh Trà Vinh
Location of Trà Vinh within Vietnam
Location of Trà Vinh within Vietnam
Coordinates: 9°50′N 106°15′E / 9.833°N 106.250°E / 9.833; 106.250Coordinates: 9°50′N 106°15′E / 9.833°N 106.250°E / 9.833; 106.250
Country Vietnam
RegionMekong Delta
CapitalTrà Vinh
Government
 • People's Committee ChairTrần Hoàn Kim
Area
 • Total2,215.1 km2 (855.3 sq mi)
Population
(2004)
 • Total1,015,800
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demographics
 • EthnicitiesVietnamese (68.35%)
Khmer (30.00%)
Hoa (1.65%)[1]
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Area codes294
ISO 3166 codeVN-51
Websitewww.travinh.gov.vn

Trà Vinh (About this soundlisten) is a province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. The capital is Trà Vinh Town.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Trà Vinh is subdivided into nine district-level sub-divisions:

  • 7 districts:

They are further subdivided into 11 commune-level towns (or townlets), 85 communes, and nine wards.

Demographics[edit]

Besides having mostly Vietnamese, Trà Vinh is populated with many members of the Khmer Krom ethnic group. They are partly members of the old Khmer Empire, later divided under political and historical turmoil. Trà Vinh also has one of the largest ethnic Hoa (Chinese) communities in Vietnam.

References[edit]

  1. ^ TỈNH TRÀ VINH Archived 2012-03-21 at the Wayback Machine 07/05/2009, Trang tin điện tử của – Ủy ban Dân tộc

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