Từ Sơn

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Từ Sơn
Thị xã Từ Sơn
Town
Dan Pagoda in Từ Sơn.
Dan Pagoda in Từ Sơn.
Country  Vietnam
Region Red River Delta
Province Bắc Ninh
Capital Từ Sơn
Area
 • Total 24 sq mi (61 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 123,296
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Từ Sơn is a county-level town (Vietnam) of Bắc Ninh Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 123,296 .[1] The district covers an area of 61 km². The district capital lies at Từ Sơn.[1]

In 974, Lý Thái Tổ was born in this town and the Lý Bát Đế Shrine is located here.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 21°07′08″N 105°57′40″E / 21.11889°N 105.96111°E / 21.11889; 105.96111