Tuyên Hóa district

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Tuyên Hóa district
Huyện Tuyên Hóa
View of Gianh River
View of Gianh River
Country Vietnam
RegionNorth Central Coast
ProvinceQuảng Bình
CapitalĐồng Lê
Area
 • Total444 sq mi (1,149 km2)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total78,933
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indochina Time)

Tuyên Hóa (listen) is a rural district of Quảng Bình province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. Its seat is the town of Đồng Lê. Speakers of the Nguồn language (which is related to Mường) are mostly located near Đồng Lê. As of 2003, the district had a population of 78,933.[1] The district covers an area of 1,149 km2. The district capital lies at Đồng Lê.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided into one township, Đồng Lê, and 19 communes: Lâm Hóa, Hương Hóa, Thanh Hóa, Thanh Thạch, Kim Hóa, Sơn Hóa, Lê Hóa, Thuận Hóa, Đồng Hóa, Thạch Hóa, Nam Hóa, Đức Hóa, Phong Hóa, Mai Hóa, Ngư Hóa, Tiến Hóa, Châu Hóa, Cao Quảng and Văn Hóa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved 20 March 2009.

Coordinates: 17°55′01″N 106°00′00″E / 17.917°N 106.000°E / 17.917; 106.000